Liverpool to make one last-ditch attempt to re-sign Xabi Alonso - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It’s no secret Liverpool have been interested in re-signing Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso this summer.
His asking price is said to be around £7M. Brief talks are reportedly undergoing between both parties, but no official bid has been tabled as of yet.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers regards the 31-year old as a player who could elevate the club back into the Champions League next season.
The Spanish international achieved cult-level status during his five years with Liverpool between 2004 and 2009 – making 207 appearances, and scoring 18 goals. He has always maintained he has no regrets on leaving to join Real Madrid, but with a new arrival at the Santiago Bernabeu, Alonso could well find himself replaced next season.
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