Gerrard delighted Xabi stayed with Liverpool

Steven Gerrard is delighted Xabi Alonso stayed with Liverpool. Reflecting on their victory over Manchester United, Gerrard said: "I would like to say a word for Xabi (Alonso), this has been a very difficult time for him right up to the transfer window shutting. "He didn't know whether he was coming or going, but he got man of the match against United and that says a lot about him."

Steven Gerrard is delighted Xabi Alonso stayed with Liverpool.

Reflecting on their victory over Manchester United, Gerrard said: "I would like to say a word for Xabi (Alonso), this has been a very difficult time for him right up to the transfer window shutting.

"He didn't know whether he was coming or going, but he got man of the match against United and that says a lot about him."

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