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Winter: Dalglish leaves after 'poor PR, purchases and Premier League form'

The Daily Telegraph's football correspondent Henry Winter has tweeted that there are several reasons why Kenny Dalglish has left as Liverpool manager:


'Dalglish in danger after showdown summit'

Reports are surfacing that Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish may soon be leaving the club after a crisis meeting with the American owners. Matt Lawton of the Daily Mail says:

Dalglish, who guided Liverpool to Carling Cup glory but oversaw their FA Cup final defeat to Chelsea at Wembley this season, is in danger of being shown the door by the club's Fenway Sports Group owners, just two days after holding a showdown summit with main men John W Henry and Tom Werner.


Report: Dalglish to leave Liverpool today

The Daily Mail's chief football correspondent Matt Lawton has tweeted that he believes Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish will leave the club by the end of today.

Reports: Dalglish waits to hear his fate after talks with Liverpool's owner

The Times (£) is reporting that Kenny Dalglish has returned to Merseyside following talks with Liverpool's owner, Fenway Sports Group, in Boston.

Talks on the outcome of the season are said to be continuing: Dalglish is still waiting to hear his fate.

Contrary to speculation that surfaced following the summit, Dalglish did not resign and nor was he sacked with the outcome of the talks being a mundane acceptance from all parties that the process of reviewing the season will continue.

– Tony Barrett, The Times football writer

Comolli's reign saw several expensive transfers

Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli, who left the club today, was involved in two of the most expensive transfers in British football, helping the club sell Fernando Torres to Chelsea for £50 million and buying Andy Carroll from Newcastle for a reported £35 million.

His other signings have included:

  • Luis Suarez - £23 million
  • Jordan Henderson - £16 million
  • Charlie Adam - £7 million
  • Stewart Downing - £20 million
  • Jose Enrique - £6.5 million
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