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Dalglish issues rallying title cry to Liverpool fans

Liverpool fans are key to winning the Premier League this season, says Sir Kenny Dalglish.

The Kop legend, who was manager the last time the Reds were crowned champions in 1990, believes supporters have a key role to play in helping to ensure Jurgen Klopp's side end that 29-year wait.

“People might be nervous but I was nervous at the start of the season so I don't know what nerves has got to do with it," Dalglish said.

“There's no problem with nerves. I think it's normal to feel nervous, it's anticipation. We have been brilliant this season, the support has been brilliant.

“For us, we've never, ever won a trophy in my time here without the help of the fans. When it gets towards the finishing line that's when you need them most of all. If we can all stick together collectively that will give us a chance to move forward.

“When I played for the club, we were fortunate to win it a few times. We won it because of the help we got from the people on the pitch, the managerial staff and the people who come and watch.

“They shouldn't under-estimate the importance of the people who come to watch. They can get them over the line with their support.

“The support here has always been magnificent. They will enjoy it. It's been 29 years since we won a league title. That's a generation and a half nearly - a long wait.

“If they are a wee bit nervous then you can understand it but that doesn't stop them cheering the boys on. They will cheer them on to the end and the boys deserve that."

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