Clarke was Dalglish's right-hand man during their 18-month spell together on Merseyside.
And Clarke is well aware of the difficult task facing his Baggies' side when he returns to Liverpool on Monday.
He said: "I'm looking forward to it. I made a lot of friends and I've got a lot of good memories from my time there.
"I liked the passion of the people. They are very fair-minded and honest supporters who wanted their team to be entertaining and do well.
"There was some success. There were two cup final appearances. One was victorious and one was a defeat.
"I'm not surprised now at all some of the younger players are starting to flourish, or some of the more experienced ones that Kenny signed.
"For Stewart Downing to be in the team and Jordan Henderson, as well as Jose Enrique, and doing really well, is good.
"Luis Suarez has really settled into the club now and, if you look at it at this stage, Liverpool are probably playing the best football in the Premier League."
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