Diego Forlan and Patrice Evra are two of five ex-Manchester United players accept. For the ‘Legends of the North’ clash with Liverpool.
The Manchester United legends, headed by Brian Robson, will meet Liverpool Legends at Old Trafford on May 21 in a special ‘Legend’ game. S of the North’ Forlan and Evra accepted into the competition, along with John O’Shea, Mikael Silvest and Karel Poborski.
Who were the first five players. While Andy Cole will play Robson’s assistant. While the rest of the lineup will be informed later. The ‘Legends of the North’ ufabet game will be play after the 2021-22 Premier League season has end. All proceeds from the event will go to the Manchester United Foundation.
United did not get to see the Uruguayan at his best between 2002 and 2004, but one of his greatest moments in a United shirt came against bitter rivals Liverpool when he settled the scores with two quick-fire goals in a 2-1 victory during the 2002/2003 season.
Forlan netted 17 goals in 97 appearances for United before successful spells with Villarreal and Atletico Madrid. The other confirm players are Patrice Evra, John O’Shea. Mikael Silvestre and Karel Poborsky with other names set to be reveal soon.
Speaking to MUFC media, Forlan said: “I have said for a long time that I need to return to Old Trafford, but I didn’t think it would be as a player. It will be an honour to step back out on to the pitch and see the fans again who have continued to chant my name for all these years.