Liverpool Fans React to Pre-Season Return to Malaysia

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The news that Liverpool are set to return to Malaysia during their 2015/16 pre-season tour was met with wholesale excitement from fans.

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Saturday, July 16, 2011: Liverpool supporters during a match against a Malaysia XI at the National Stadium Bukit Jalil in Kuala Lumpur on day six of the club's Asia Tour. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool are set to take on a Malaysia XI in Kuala Lumpur at the Bukit Jalil Stadium on July 24 as part of their 2015/16 pre-season tour, in what promises to be a hugely popular tie.

Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, Liverpool’s Commercial Director Olly Dale said: “We made the promise in 2011 that we will return to Malaysia after the tremendous support [we received].”

Liverpool look set to be given a hero’s welcome once more, with Malaysian fans showcasing their excitement at the news.

Here is a selection of fans’ reactions to the news that Liverpool will return to Malaysia during pre-season:

https://twitter.com/dianamaridie/status/578089316724781057

https://twitter.com/Shyntefen/status/578150993956773888

https://twitter.com/Bishop_Yayo/status/578140953438859264

And there was word from Liverpool players both former and current…

“I have great memories and I remember all of the fans. They are fanatic about Liverpool. The stadium we played at was a 100,000-seater. The memories from over there are good. It was a great atmosphere.

That type of support is always going to leave an impression. I’ll never forget when we went over there and what happened. With these pre-season tours, it’s always good to get back over there and play.”
Jon Flanagan

As Liverpool look to showcase their talents to a wider audience once more this summer, Brendan Rodgers’ side can be guaranteed some incredible support when they take to Kuala Lumpur in July.

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