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Kuyt set for Feyenoord return amid Anfield exodus

DIRK Kuyt's days at Anfield could be numbered.

The Dutch striker's former club Feyenoord want to bring him back to Holland over the summer and Liverpool will not stand in the way of any move.

There is a push at Anfield to reduce the average age of the squad and bring in fresh faces without drastically changing the wage bill.

Maxi Rodriguez and Fabio Aurelio could also find themselves surplus to requirements at Anfield.

Kuyt, a goalscorer in Liverpool's recent Carling Cup success, has always been keen on a move back to his former club, but news that he may leave the Premier League is also likely to attract interest from Fiorentina and Roma.

Losses

The decision to allow Kuyt to leave may not sit well with Liverpool fans who appreciate Kuyt's wholehearted displays and knack for scoring in big games.

His winner against Manchester United in the FA Cup was the most precious goal scored at Anfield this season.

Meanwhile, former Liverpool boss Roy Evans has urged Reds fans to get behind Kenny Dalglish and his team.

Defeat by Newcastle on Sunday made it six losses from seven Premier League matches and left Dalglish's side in eighth place.

Liverpool have already secured a Europa League spot courtesy of their Carling Cup triumph and are in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, but their poor league form has seen Dalglish come under intense pressure.

Evans, manager between 1994 and 1998 said: "You have to stick together in times like this, from the players, to the manager, the backroom staff and the supporters.

"The league position is not what anyone at the club wants it to be, make no mistake, but my message to the supporters would be to stick together, and try to stay behind the team for the rest of the season."


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