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SHOCKER! Liverpool owner Henry has 'tried' to SACK Rodgers

Former Liverpool striker Stan Collymore claims John W Henry has tried to SACK Brendan Rodgers in recent weeks. Henry has decided to be patient with Rodgers but only after he was allegedly talked out of wielding the axe by club legends.

Collymore is quoted by the Daily Star: "I heard two weeks ago that John Henry has tried to sack Brendan Rodgers a couple of times already.

"He was persuaded not to by Ian Ayre and a couple of club legends, who were sought out for their counsel.

"In my opinion, it would be wrong for Henry to pull the trigger too soon.

"He should wait until the end of the season at least and see where Liverpool stand.

"Unfortunately, being in the Europa League won't help them. It becomes a distraction and a pull on resources.

"Should he put a full side out? It's a tough problem.

"But Rodgers' signings just haven't worked. Adam Lallana has been no better than a six out of 10, Mario Balotelli a five, Rickie Lambert five, Lazar Markovic five.

"It's been the stuff of nightmares for Rodgers."

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