Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was grateful for the respect shown by Swansea City supporters today.

The Northern Irishman returned to the Liberty Stadium for the first time since he departed for Anfield in the summer and he felt he received a nice reception upon his emotional homecoming.

"It was very respectful and I thank them for that, I will always remember my time here with good memories," said Rodgers.

"It was an emotional return, I have seen so many people I shared great moments of my life with. It is a fantastic place to come back to and I was really looking forward to coming back to it."

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