Football: Liverpool and Arsenal Masters set for November clash in Singapore

Ian Rush raises the trophy as his Liverpool Masters teammates celebrate after the Castlewood Battle of the Reds between the legends of Manchester United and Liverpool held at National Stadium on Nov 14, 2015.
Ian Rush raises the trophy as his Liverpool Masters teammates celebrate after the Castlewood Battle of the Reds between the legends of Manchester United and Liverpool held at National Stadium on Nov 14, 2015.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE- Liverpool and Arsenal will reignite their Premier League rivalry - albeit through their former players - in Singapore come November at the National Stadium.

In the recently concluded season, Liverpool pipped Arsenal to fourth spot, clinching the final Champions League qualification berth in the league.

This will be the Liverpool Masters' third trip here in four years, previously playing against the Singapore and Manchester United Masters in 2014 and 2015 respectively.

The Liverpool Masters line-up will feature David James between the sticks, along with John Arne Riise, Steve McManaman, Luis Garcia and Anfield legend Robbie Fowler.

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Arsenal masters will bring along members from the 2004 "Invincibles" - Robert Pires and Gilberto Silva. They will also feature Ray Parlour, Nigel Winterburn and Mikael Silvestre. More names to both teams will be announced in the coming weeks.

"For Arsenal, the boys that will come and join me for the game, I think they want to beat Liverpool. There is no friendly game, no charity game, it doesn't matter if you're 20, 30 or 50 years old," said Silvestre at a press conference to announce the event on Wednesday (June 14).

Tickets for Liverpool Masters vs Arsenal Masters presented by Masters Football Asia are available from June 15, 10am at www.mastersfootball.com and Sports Hub Tix www.sportshub.com.sg/sportshubtix/.

Tickets start from $20, Family packages (two adults and two children below the age of 12) are available from $88 and VIP Packages at $200.