Football

Rafa hopes to have foreign legion

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7
Rafael Benitez is crossing his fingers that a solution can be found to the administrative wrangle that threatens to make Fernando Torres and Ryan Babel bystanders at the Barclays Asia Trophy in Hong Kong.

A major part of Benitez´s extensive summer recruitment campaign, both Torres and Babel were prevented from featuring in the 3-1 win over South China on Tuesday night after Liverpool failed to gain international clearance.

"There was a problem with the international clearance," confirmed Benitez. "It is clear the matter caused us a problem because we ended up with Sami (Hyypia) in midfield.

© Copyright PA Sport 2007, All Rights Reserved.

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

Topics:
Ryan Babel
Football
Premier League
Fernando Torres
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