Originally posted on Soccerlens  |  Last updated 7/7/13

MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 14: Real Madrid soccer player Xabi Alonso watches Rafael Nadal of Spain against Gael Monfils of France in their quarter final match during the Mutua Madrilena Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 14, 2010 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Liverpool must overcome their emotions and snub Xabi Alonso for the greater good - originally posted on Soccerlens.comThe signing of Kolo Toure has proven one point perfectly, if not a few more. That is, Liverpool’s all new recruitment policy of not investing on players over the age of 30 definitely has an exception or two provided the signing adds value to the squad. While speculations are rife that manager, Brendan Rodgers is willing to bend the rule to bring back Anfield cult-hero, Xabi Alonso in the summer, Liverpool are once again set to invest in an experienced veteran. According to reports from the Daily Mail, Rodgers remains a keen admirer of the 31-year-old midfielder, and is determined to being him back to his second home. The Irishman is set to have showdown talks with the club owner John W Henry, to find out whether he is willing to sanction a £10 million offer for the Spaniard. Alonso joined Liverpool in the summer of 2005 and etched himself onto the heart of the Kopit...
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