Xabi Alonso

Xabi Alonso explains Liverpool depature

Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has admitted he felt compelled to leave Anfield two years ago after losing the backing of manager Rafael Benitez.

Ian Holloway: 'Liverpool will need £16m if they want Adam'

The Blackpool manager, Ian Holloway, has suggested that Liverpool may need to part with £16m to secure the services of the midfielder Charlie Adam. Damien Comolli's telephone call on Sunday asking how much the club want for the player was the latest to be rebuffed.

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