Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has been accused of not doing his job properly.
The Reds dropped to eighth in the Premier League table as they suffered a 1-0 defeat to Fulham on Sunday.
He told talkSPORT: “There is a crisis at Liverpool. They’ve lost all six [home games] and scored two in the last eight at home.
“I don’t think Jurgen Klopp is doing his job properly at the moment. He’s not showing leadership qualities.
“He’s not this gregarious character we’ve all seen before when Liverpool were winning.
“This is where you need to show your leadership skills and you’ve got to be an actor.
“If things aren’t going for you yourself, you’ve got to have a different persona when you go into the training ground and when you’re around your players… you’re the one they rub off on.”
Liverpool fans showed their support for Klopp and the club with a banner being flown over Anfield during the Fulham clash, which read ‘Unity is strength – let’s go Reds YNWA’.
However, there have been a section of Reds fans who have turned against Klopp.
And Groves believes the German coach could leave if he feels the support is not there from the Liverpool fanbase.
He said: “The owners need to sit down with him and say, ‘have you got the desire and have you got the energy to transform this team?’
“Whether it means selling Mo Salah, getting the money in for him and buying and changing four, five or six of this squad around… he’s got to be honest and say whether he has got the desire and energy.
“If he hasn’t then it’s up to him to decide if he goes or not. If Liverpool fans do start turning against him, he’s the sort of manager that will go ‘if you’re not behind me, I’ll go.’”