Former Liverpool player and manager Kenny Dalglish is the man who will find the replacement for Rafael Benitez.

After Benitez's six-year stay at Anfield was brought to an end this week, the Anfield club are now determined to find a quality manager to lead the club into its next era so have installed the help of current academy director Dalglish to do the honours.

Immediately, names have been linked with the Reds top job with Aston Villa's Martin O'Neill and Fulham's Roy Hodgson reported to be at the top of Dalglish's list.

Tottenham's Harry Redknapp has also been targeted according to some reports whilst Galatasaray's Frank Rijkaard, Turkey boss and ex-Chelsea mentor Guus Hiddink and Bayern Munich's Louis van Gaal head the foreign candidates.