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Liverpool great Barnes: FSG let down Rodgers - he deserved better

Liverpool great John Barnes feels owners FSG let down Brendan Rodgers when he was in charge at Anfield.

Rodgers is now reviving Leicester City after returning to England after success with Celtic.

"Jurgen's (Klopp) record wasn't better than Brendan's for the first two years, but because we trusted him and we believed in him, we allowed him to manage," Barnes told The Offside Rule Exclusives.

"We allowed him to drop Daniel Sturridge and Mamadou Sakho. Brendan would have wanted to do the same thing but he couldn't because the fans didn't trust him.

"You look at what a good manager Brendan is now, looking at Celtic, looking at Leicester. We did him a disservice.

"I'm glad that Jurgen is here but had we supported Brendan more, I'm very sure he could've done the same thing."

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