Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is backing Paolo di Canio to return to management.

The Reds face Sunderland today a week after Di Canio's sacking.

BR said: "He's a guy with such a passion for the game. He's made mistakes and I'm sure he'll go away and reflect on it."

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