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Fernando Torres will return to Anfield for a charity gameReuters

It might be a quite a day in the English Premier League, but Anfield will be buzzing with former Liverpool greats such as Luis Suarez, Fernando Torres and Xabi Alonso lining up for Steven Gerrard XI as they are set to face Jamie Carragher XI for a charity game.

One look at the team sheet does reflect a strong Gerrard side. It includes a galacticos of stars. If Gerrard's team represents big names of Liverpool's recent past, Carragher's team comprises of Luis Garcia, Pepe Reina and Alvaro Arbeloa among other players.

But former Liverpool no. 23 has experience in his side with Didier Drogba, Pepe Reina, Craig Bellamy and Carragher himself. Carragher was always known as a warrior during his Liverpool days and he will not take this game lightly as well.

The fundraising game between the two sides at Anfield will help raise money for Liverpool foundation and the tickets are also said to have been sold out for the game.

With such high-profiled players on both sides, past and present, the match is expected to be an entertaining one. There will not be any dearth of quality during the game.

Alonso was happy to be at Anfield, where he spent some of his best days as well. He jokingly also stated that Carra will be a terrible manager.

"'I'm glad I'm in Stevie's team because I'm pretty sure Carra will be a terrible manager," Alonso told LFCTV.

"So I'd rather be in Stevie's team and it's going to be a great game and we are going to have great fun.

"It's going to be good to see friends who we have been apart from for a few years, so it's going to be really nice going back to the stadium."

With an array of stars to be present at Anfield for the game, it also reflects world's respect to Steven Gerrad, who has been one of the finest ambassadors for Liverpool, though this might be his last season with the Reds.

Pepe Reina, one former Reds' hero, shared his respect for Gerrard as well.

"You only have to look at the number of top players who are coming to take part in the game to see how much everybody respects him," Liverpool Echo quoted Reina as saying.

"It's not just in Liverpool. It's all over the world. They all know what he is and what he is about, and they know how much his home city means to him," he added. "That's why we are all turning out, not just to help Stevie, but to help the city."

Fans seated in the stadium might be eager to witness the partnership between Fernando Torres and Luis Suarez up front, who have been the two most lethal strikers for Liverpool in recent years.

But, irrespective of the result, at the end of the game the players would be more than happy to have come forward for a better cause.

Where to Watch Live

The charity game between the two sides will start at 3pm local time (7:30pm IST, 10am ET, 2pm GMT).

The game will be shown Live on LFCTV with live streaming option on LFCTV GO.

People in Australia can watch it Live on beIN Sports Australia and viewers in the US can catch it Live on beIN Sports Connect.

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