Comolli praises Liverpool owners

Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli has praised the clubs owners after one of the most successful transfer windows in the club’s history.

Liverpool brought in seven new faces and allowed 19 players to leave the club, thus reducing the wage bill, trimming a bloated squad while improving the depth and quality of the first-team squad.

Comolli praised the support principal owner John W. Henry and club chairman Tom Werner gave to him and manager Kenny Dalglish.

“It’s difficult for me to put into words what they gave us throughout the summer,” said the Frenchman.

“Their support was absolutely tremendous, in the down times and in the up times.

“When they needed to invest money we didn’t think they’d have to, John and Tom were unbelievably helpful.

“I think we are very lucky to have these owners because people need to realise a lot of owners would have said the squad is too big so you need to reduce it, and then when you’ve done that bring some players in.

“But that was never the approach they had. They were happy to take risks, for us to spend the money, to support us and to trust us as well.

“I told them in the summer we need to buy players first and towards the end of the window there would be a lot of movement with players going out.

“They were very brave to accept that, having had no experience of a similar transfer window.

“From the outside it might be difficult to understand, but from my side their support was

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