Brought up in the Milton area of Glasgow, Dalglish
was a childhood Rangers fan.
arrived at Anfield from Celtic in the summer of 1977 and Bob Paisley signed Souness from Middlesbrough five months later.
earned huge respect for the way he represented the club following the Hillsborough disaster.
The guard of honour which greeted the Dalglish
family on to the pitch at Anfield, as piper Ian Duncan played You'll Never Walk Alone, was like a club 'who's who', recognising the stature of the man they were here to honour.
During a stay that was over in the blink of an eye, Dalglish
piloted a team that finished runners-up in the Premier League and the following campaign reached the FA Cup final.
, who brought the former Kop hero to Anfield from Ajax in a PS22m deal in January 2011, will jet to Spain for the awards ceremony to be held in Barcelona on Wednesday.
According to the BBC, Dalglish
expressed his honour and privilege at being a part of Liverpool again, adding that he is looking forward to working with the board of directors and contributing to the strategic issues that affect Liverpool.
is taking charge of a team that includes Dimitar Berbatov, John Terry and Gabby Agbonlahor.
Liverpool's owners FSG are considering offering Dalglish
the post he had at Anfield before he stepped into the breach to replace Roy Hodgson two years ago.
Twitter almost went into meltdown when it emerged Dalglish
had flown over to Boston for showdown talks with Fenway Sports Group.
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During the interview, Dalglish
conceded he was far from immune to the sort of executive ruthlessness that did for Damien Comolli.