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Dalglish focusing only on Reds

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Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish will focus on his own players and not those of Chelsea - who include some familiar faces - ahead of their meeting on Sunday.

After taking over in early January, Dalglish had striker Fernando Torres for less than a month before his £50million move to Stamford Bridge. The Scot appeared to get the best out of midfielder Raul Meireles, who scored five goals in six matches in the first two months of Dalglish's return to Anfield including the winner at Chelsea in February, but he too switched to the Blues in August.

Their departures, seven months apart, helped fund a rebuilding process under Dalglish and those are the players he will be focusing on this weekend. Asked about Torres, who has scored just three Barclays Premier League goals and two Champions League goals (both in the same match against minnows Genk) for Chelsea since his move, Dalglish said: "Nothing to do with us."

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Chelsea
Premier League
Fernando Torres
Kenny Dalglish
UEFA Champions League
Raul Meireles
Liverpool

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