Dalglish wrote in the Mirror: "I donâ€™t have any feelings of personal vindication about the goal he scored in the Olympic Stadium.
"Some people may have questioned my decision to buy him for Liverpool but itâ€™s not about me or any of the criticism I have received.
"Whatever anybody else said, he was always going to come through as a player.
"Even a couple of days ago, I heard someone had written that fans were laughing at him. I think Andy will be the one whoâ€™s laughing now."