Former Stars are set to return to Anfield as Liverpool have planned to host a great tribute to Steven Gerrard before he flies off to the MLS at the end of this season. Taking advantage of the International Friendlies, Liverpool have organized a friendly between former Liverpool players and the current Liverpool squad on 29th March 2015.
Likes of Fernando Torres, Luis Suarez, Xabi Alonso Javier Mascherano, and Pepe Reina have been personally contacted by Steven Gerrard to take part in his Liverpool testimonial match and as expected they could not say not to their former skipper.
It is widely expected that Liverpool will play for both the sides during the match. Liverpool fans will be excited to see the likes of Suarez, Torres, Alonso come back and shine at Anfield. Torres and Suarez have been the finest players to have played for Liverpool in recent seasons. They all will come back for Gerrard’d testimonial on 29th March.
Steven Gerrard shared amazing relationship on and off the pitch with all three Torres, Suarez and Alonso. Earlier in the season when Gerrard announced his decision to leave Liverpool at the end of current season, Suarez, Torres and Alonso were the first ones to post thank you messages for Stevie G.
It will interesting to see Liverpool fans’ reaction on Torres’s return at Anfield as he was sold to Chelsea for £50 Million which still stands as the highest transfer among the Premier League clubs. Luis Suarez left for Barcelona last summer while Xabi Alonso joined Real Madrid after his exit from Liverpool.
Steven Gerrard testimonial has been organized on 29th March and will feature former Liverpool greats and close friends of Steven Gerrard.