Liverpool have confirmed that that striking legend Kenny Dalglish is back at the club and will be helping manager Rafa Benitez in a role at the club's academy, as well as acting as a club ambassador. His ambassadorial duties will include helping the club's commercial and business operations around the world.

Reds managing director Christian Purslow told the club's official website, "In our very first meeting Rafa and I agreed that we wanted to try and bring Kenny back to the club to help Rafa really drive forward our academy which is at the heart of our plans for the future.

"We are delighted he has agreed to join us and I am sure he will be very successful in his new role back at the club."