Carragher boosted by Hodgson

01 July 2010 05:03
iverpool defender Jamie Carragher has admitted that the appointment of Roy Hodgson has brought a welcome boost to morale at Anfield.[LNB] The former Fulham boss was officially unveiled as successor to Rafa Benitez, who left earlier in the summer, on Thursday after he agreed a three-year-deal.[LNB]It is hoped that Hodgson's arrival will bring some stability to Liverpool after a terrible 2009/10 campaign, which saw the club finish seventh in the Premier League, while George Gillett and Tom Hicks want to sell their ownership.[LNB]Hodgson wants to talk to club captain Steven Gerrard and vice-skipper Carragher in the near future to outline his plans for the future, but the latter is already relishing the prospect of playing for a man who began his managerial career in 1976. [LNB]Carragher told Liverpool's official website: "I'm really looking forward to the opportunity of working with Roy Hodgson as he's got such a great reputation in the game and is one of the most experienced managers in world football. [LNB]"After this period of uncertainty, his appointment has given us all a lift."

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