XABI ALONSO is ready for a romantic return to Anfield after agreeing to play for Liverpool towards Bayern Munich in subsequent 12 months’s legends sport.
A number of star names from the previous shall be concerned for the Reds within the showcase, with 90 per cent of cash raised resulting from be donated to the LFC Basis.
And the return of the Spaniard will definitely whet the urge for food of the Kop devoted – even when it is just scheduled to be for 45 minutes again within the well-known crimson shirt.
Alonso, 35, will swap jerseys for the second half and line up towards the likes of Steven Gerrard, Ian Rush and Robbie Fowler for the Germans.
The previous midfielder moved to Liverpool from Actual Sociedad again in 2004 and immediately turned a key participant in Rafa Benitez’s facet.
He helped Liverpool to win the Champions League throughout his very first marketing campaign on the membership.
Alonso and his team-mates adopted that up by lifting the FA Cup the next 12 months earlier than he finally departed for Actual Madrid in 2009 for £30million.
After a five-year spell within the Spanish capital he left the Bernabeu with a second Champions League winners medal in 2014.
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His subsequent cease was Bayern, the place he gained the Bundesliga three consecutive occasions earlier than stunning the world by asserting his retirement on the finish of final season.
Fowler has been named as captain for the Liverpool legends crew, which may even embrace Jamie Carragher, Luis Garcia and Dirk Kuyt.
In the meantime, Bayern shall be bringing a number of outdated favourites with them to the North West.
Ex-stars Luca Toni, Giovane Elber and Owen Hargreaves will all be turning out for the Bavarian outfit.
The match will happen at Anfield on Saturday, March 24 and the remaining 10 per cent of the proceeds will go to Bayern’s personal charitable causes.
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