Sacked Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has given his backing to owners Fenway Sports Group.

The Scot left the club on Wednesday after 16 months in the job after the American owners decided an eighth-placed league finish was not sufficient evidence to suggest he could fulfil their vision for the future. Dalglish, 61,supporters to get behind principal owner John Henry and chairman Tom Werner.

He told the Liverpool Echo: "The owners have their own reasons for doing what they have done. They came in to help the club at a time when it wasn't in a great condition....The supporters, not just for myself but for everyone else, have always been fantastically supportive of the team and that should not change."

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