Henry: Kenny is the best choice

BY foxsports • February 4, 2011

Dalglish was named Reds manager for the remainder of the season following Roy Hodgson's sacking last month, much to the delight of the club's fans. Despite a slow start to Dalglish's return, the team are now in fine form having won their last three matches without conceding a goal. The 59-year-old Scot has lifted the doom and gloom surrounding the club and Henry admits the club are reaping the rewards of bringing Dalglish back. "It's still early, but in retrospect you could not have made, in our case it was very fortunate for us, but we could not have made a better choice," he told Fox Soccer Channel. "I know he, for a long time now, has wanted to be in this position, so it's a great thing for the club, for Kenny and for us." As well as retaining Dalglish's services, Henry has hinted the club could opt to stay at Anfield and redevelop the venue rather than move to a new home. A new stadium has been top of Liverpool's agenda for some time but having sampled the unique atmosphere, Henry is against running the risk of losing their identity in a new ground. "The Kop is unrivalled," he continued. "The atmosphere, I was really surprised because we've heard so much about needing a new stadium. "We were surprised at how beautiful Anfield was both viewing it as an empty stadium and then with the first game. It would be hard to replicate that feeling anywhere else." This week saw the exit of star striker Fernando Torres for rivals Chelsea and Henry insists there was little point in retaining a player who wanted to move. Sparks are sure to fly on Sunday with Torres is line to make an immediate appearance against Liverpool when he makes his Chelsea debut. "One of things that we talked about from the very beginning was how important it was that everyone was on the same page. No player is bigger than the club," Henry said. "We expect players to want to be there. If they don't want to be part of Liverpool Football Club then we should do everything we can to facilitate them going elsewhere."


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