Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish is being lined up for his next managerial position after being sacked by the Anfield club in the summer.

There is a vacancy with the Scotland national team and the Scottish FA have him on their shortlist of possible candidates to take over the post previously held by Craig Levein, according to the Daily Record.

Dalglish was drafted in to save Liverpool during a crisis after the fallout from former owners’ Tom Hicks and George Gillett abortive reign, but could not restore the Reds to their former glory.

New Liverpool owner John W Henry appointed Dalglish after the departure of Roy Hodgson had fans of the club pleading for their hero’s return.

The Scot had mixed success in his second spell as manager of the Anfield club, leading them to a League Cup victory and FA Cup final but could only finish eighth in the Premier League.

Dalglish’s position was damaged by the Luis Suarez/Patrice Evra affair and the following actions of the club’s players in defence of their team-mate whom had been found guilty of racially abusing the Manchester United defender.

Dalglish is Scotland’s most-capped player with 102 appearances and is the joint all-time top scorer with 30 strikes.

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