Former Liverpool star explains how Roy Hodgson sold him by mistake

A mind blowing exchange botch saw Roy Hodgson offload the wrong player to Fulham while he was Liverpool manager, the player being referred to has asserted. 


The Crystal Palace director spent a doomed seven-month spell responsible for Liverpool in 2010, with the Reds finishing his reign in the January of the 2010/2011 season.

Amid his residency accountable for the club, Hodgson was in charge of conveying Paul Konchesky to Anfield, with the exchange strike on Fulham seeing Alexander Kacaniklic and Lauri Dalla Valle moving the other way.

In any case, Kacaniklic, addressing Swedish outlet FotbollScanalen, presently asserts that his deal to Fulham was a mix-up – and even charges that his turn to Fulham was just allowed as Hodgson blended him up with 'another Alex'.

"In his mind, he thought he changed another Alex for Konchesky. Be that as it may, at that point it was past the point of no return. It's somewhat entertaining.

"At that point he just disclosed to me I was greet back in Liverpool wholeheartedly, yet that I ought to do what I felt.

"I didn't [go back]. At that point I had officially altered my opinion and was exceptionally amped up for coming to Fulham."

Kacaniklic has not uncovered which 'Alex' he was discussing, however the main other player at the club amid that time with the name was Alex Cooper, who was permitted to join Ross County a year later.

Roy Hodgson Crystal Palace

Regardless of the supposed goof by Hodgson, Kacaniklic said he just has affectionate recollections of his time at Anfield, including: "It was mind boggling, staggering. As of now in the foundation, how proficient it was. It was a fabulous football childhood with every one of the mentors and after that preparation with every one of the players at Melwood – it was a fantasy."

Kacaniklic proceeded to show up for Fulham and furthermore had spells at Watford, Burnley and Nantes, before coming back to his country with Hammarby.

The now 27-year-old has 19 tops for his nation.

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