Five midfielders left Anfield in the summer but Dowie says Jurgen Klopp's new acquisitions have really impressed.
"I love the midfield," she told BBC Radio 5 Live's Football Daily podcast. "Mac Allister and Szoboszlai have been the stand out.
"For me, Szoboszlai has everything, similarly to Jude Bellingham. He reminds me of a young Steven Gerrard."
A Liverpool supporter, Dowie admitted she was concerned during pre-season about the side's prospects but now is scouring the league table for further signs of encouragement.
"It is all about a good start for building momentum and confidence," she said. "Then you kick on from there.
"I am really impressed with how they have performed and there is a really positive vibe around the camp."