Photo: Alvaro Arbeloa ‘counting down minutes’ to Liverpool clash

The Real Madrid defender touches Liverpool's famous "This is Anfield" sign

Social Spy
By Social Spy
Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa Photo: Alvaro Arbeloa/Twitter

Alvaro Arbeloa has been reunited with Liverpool’s famous “This is Anfield” sign.

The Spain international is returning to Liverpool for the first time since completing a £5m move to Real Madrid in 2009.

Los Blancos are hoping to cement their position at the top of Group B, whilst Liverpool need to bounce back from a 1-0 loss to Basel.

Arbeloa spent two-and-a-half seasons at the Reds after Rafael Benitez signed the Deportivo La Coruna full-back in 2007.

And the 31-year-old appears to have lost none of his affection for the 18-time English champions, taking to Twitter ahead of the tie.

Earlier on Wednesday, Arbeloa posted a photo of the World Cup winner on the famous Anfield turf.

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