Gerard Houllier’s former assistant manager at Liverpool Phil Thompson has called for Liverpool fans to give Houllier a warm welcome back to Anfield. Houllier will make his first return to Liverpool with his Aston Villa team since leaving Liverpool in 2004 and Thompson believes that his achievements at Anfield are somewhat underrated. Indeed, Houllier’s face is missing from the banner in the Kop which reads ‘success has many fathers’.
Thompson told The Guardian that this is a slight on Houllier’s achievements with the club. “G