Xabi Alonso backs Liverpool for top four

Xabi Alonso backs Liverpool for top four
© PA Photos
Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso backs his former club Liverpool to finish in the top four this season.

Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has backed the Reds to earn a top-four finish in the Premier League this season.

The Spaniard, who spent five years at Anfield before moving to current club Real Madrid, believes that Kenny Dalglish's new signings can help the Reds challenge the very best in England.

"The club has clearly been working in the transfer market and they have brought in a few quality players," said the 29-year-old.

"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."

Alonso was part of Liverpool's famous penalty shoot-out win over AC Milan in the 2005 Champions League final.

"People still talk about that Champions League victory and that's the sort of night Liverpool should be experiencing more regularly," he added.

Alberto Aquilani
Read Next:
Aquilani's Fiorentina loan move falls through
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City17161052114149
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd17122337112638
3Chelsea17112431141735
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs1794430141631
5Liverpool1787234201431
6Burnley179441612431
7Arsenal1793530201030
8Leicester CityLeicester177552723426
9Watford176472629-322
10Everton176472129-822
11Southampton174671723-618
12Huddersfield TownHuddersfield175391229-1718
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton174581423-917
14Bournemouth174491520-516
15Stoke CityStoke174491936-1716
16Newcastle UnitedNewcastle1743101626-1015
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom172871222-1014
18Crystal Palace173591228-1614
19West Ham UnitedWest Ham173591432-1814
20Swansea CitySwansea173311922-1312
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account