ever mind Elvis, as far as Liverpool fans are concerned Kenny Dalglish will be remembered as the true King, and for many Liverpool fans, ‘King Kenny’ will be remembered as Liverpool’s greatest ever player.

Kenny Dalglish began his professional football career at Celtic in 1971, and quickly established himself in the first team and becoming a great goal scorer for the club, and securing several major honours for Celtic.

In 1977 Bob Paisley bought Dalglish to Liverpool for a fee of £440,000 which was a British record at the time. Dalglish was remain at Anfield for the next thirteen years, and was part of the most successful team ever at Liverpool, as the went on to win seven league titles, five domestic cups and three European cups.

Dalglish was brought to Liverpool to replace hero Kevin Keegan, who’d moved to Hamburg, and fears that he wouldn’t be able to live up to the huge gap left by his predecessor were quickly laid to rest, Dalglish immediately fitted into Liverpool’s playing style and finished his first season as Liverpool’s top goal scorer with thirty-one goals.

Kenny Dalglish was obviously a prolific goal scorer, skillful and had a great ‘first touch’ but was described as having a great ‘footballing brain’ his ability to read the game, spot openings and his great  ufabet มือถือ passing ability bamboozled teams across England and Europe alike.

Liverpool signed Ian Rush in 1980 and after he established himself in the first team the following year, Rush assumed the role of main goal scorer, many of these being the results of ‘assists’ from Dalglish, between them they became the most potent strike force in English football.

Dalglish was crowned as ‘Footballer of the Year’ in 1983 which had followed a similar accolade that he achieved in 1979. During his first three seasons at Liverpool Kenny Dalglish didn’t miss a single league game Liverpool, needless to say that he was ‘hero worshiped’ by the fans.

Kenny Dalglish became player-manager at Liverpool after the retirement of Joe Fagan in 1985, many worried that this would signal the end of his playing career but he played twenty-one games that season as Liverpool won the League and the FA Cup, and he scored the goal against Chelsea that secured the title.

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