Football

Former Reds favourite likes what he sees at Anfield

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has tipped the Reds to make a top four return in the Barclays Premier League this season.

The Spanish international midfielder, who left Anfield for Real Madrid in 2009, continues to keep a close eye on the fortunes of the Merseysiders and continues to keep in contact with some of the club's top players.

Galvanised by the arrival of Kenny Dalglish as manager in January and the stability offered by American owners FSG, Alonso believes Liverpool 'belong' with the Champions League elite and will be able to make a return after spending wisely in the transfer window.

"The club has clearly been working in the transfer market and they have brought in a few quality players," Alonso told the Daily Mirror.

"I still keep in contact with Pepe and Steve Gerrard. They are looking forward to this season with the new additions. With those players - and, more importantly - the stability at the club, they will be in the top four at the end of the season.


 

"It's where the club belongs. People still talk about that Champions League victory and that's the sort of night Liverpool should be experiencing more regularly."

The Reds will be full of optimism when they kick-off the new campaign in 12 days, with Sunderland the first opponents of the Barclays Premier League season.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Premier League
Xabi Alonso
Liverpool

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again