Dalglish says Liverpool squad can handle Carragher, Gerrard absence

Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish says his squad can cope with the absences of Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher.

Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish says his squad can cope with the absences of Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher.

While Dalglish admits the side miss their Scouse heartbeat he feels that, unlike at times in the past, a squad which has been significantly strengthened over the last 10 months is well-equipped to cope without them.

"We will have a rain check on Carra. If he's not going to be right he's not going to be right," said the Reds boss.

"I think as a club we are much better with those two fit.

"They have been fantastic servants for the club and they will continue to be.

"It is a great achievement for the boys to get a result at West Brom without either of those two playing."

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