Milan Jovanovic was waved off to Anderlecht only 48 hours ago. But there is no progress on Joe Cole, Christian Poulsen and Alberto Aquilani, with Nabil El Zhar and the Swiss full-back Philipp Degen both due back.
Dalglish did not dismiss the idea that some players are prepared to sit back and enjoy the salary. "If I was a footballer I would want to play," he said.
"That's my philosophy. Everybody is a bit different. People may get satisfaction out of [just getting a good salary]."