Although as a blue I hate to say it, but yes: Paisley, Fagan, Dalglish - promotion from within. That was Liverpool's best spell.
When the backroom staff have the talent, promote from within. Everton could have coached Kendall to take over the squad. Thankfully, he came back.
Unsworth is the obvious choice and deserves the chance.
Kendall and Dalglish - both player-managers. Back when clubs just got on with it without so much fucking drama and microscopes!
Now, imagine one of our older heads - Rooney, Jagielka, Baines - just being asked the question! Baines would probably have a panic attack and soil himself on the spot, Jagielka would talk himself out of it - fast - and, Rooney would probably think it was a good idea, but, he'd develop a stutter mid-"errrrrm", having second thoughts as the press went neanderthal.
This is modern football. Massive babies and egos everywhere. Not just players either, as we've just experienced.
So yeah, leaning towards keeping it in the family myself.
Here's our man: