Liam Millar Opens up on Sir Kenny Dalglish’s Secret Role In Liverpool Training Sessions

Sir Kenny Dalglish still has a role in Liverpool training sessions.

Sir Kenny Dalglish still has a role in Liverpool training sessions.

The 67-year-old is a non-executive director and is a regular figure at Anfield, where he has a stand named after him.

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The Kop legend had a second spell as manager before departing in 2012 but he is still a visitor to Melwood.

Liverpool youngster Liam Millar revealed Dalglish’s involvement after completing his loan move to Kilmarnock last week.

“Kenny Dalglish gets involved in our sessions every now and then. He helps us with our finishing and stuff,” he told the Sunday Post.

“I've trained with the first-team at Liverpool now and again.

“The front three is unbelievable, it's amongst the best in the world and that makes it so hard to break in.”

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Millar made his Kilmarnock debut against Hearts on Friday and revealed the Scot was also behind his loan switch.

“I've heard a lot of good things about Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke from people at Liverpool,” he added.

“Kenny Dalglish was the one who recommended me to him, which is not too bad!

“Everyone says he gets the best out of you and that's what Steven Gerrard did with me last season.

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“Getting first-team football is really important to develop as a young player.”

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