Former Liverpool supervisor Sir Kenny Dalglish has revealed Sir Alex Ferguson despatched the membership a message of congratulations and peace after they wrapped up the Premier League title on Thursday.
Sir Kenny Dalglish and Sir Alex Ferguson. (Reuters Photo)
Former Manchester United supervisor Alex Ferguson despatched a textual content message to congratulate old rival Kenny Dalglish after Liverpool ended their 30-year await a top-flight title by profitable the Premier League on Thursday, the previous Liverpool boss has stated.
Both Scots are icons at their former golf equipment.
Ferguson, who managed United from 1986 to 2013 and famously declared he needed to knock Liverpool of their perch, led his workforce to 13 Premier League trophies, 5 FA Cups and two Champions League titles.
Dalglish, who first performed for and subsequently managed Liverpool, gained three European Cups, eight First Division titles and two FA Cups throughout his time on the membership.
“He (Ferguson) contacted us to say congratulations by the modern medium,” Dalglish stated.
“You undergo the older era Fergie at Manchester United, Brian Kidd, Mike Summerbee; all of the old foes who went via soccer concurrently us and on the finish of the 12 months you despatched a letter of congratulations to say properly completed.
“That continues via. It is a superb praise. You are in competitors and rivals, however you might be magnanimous sufficient to ship a letter saying congratulations. Everyone is in the identical sport, aren’t they?”
Liverpool gained the title after second-placed Manchester City have been crushed 2-1 by Chelsea on Thursday, leaving the brand new champions with an unassailable 23-point lead with seven video games left.
Dalglish, the final supervisor earlier than present boss Juergen Klopp to win the league with Liverpool, additionally praised skipper Jordan Henderson, who he signed from Sunderland throughout his second stint on the Merseyside membership from 2011-12.
“He was decided to be successful in soccer. He’s the one Liverpool captain who may have lifted this trophy but in addition the Club World Cup as properly,” the 69-year-old stated.