Xabi Alonso is ‘to leave Madrid’, with English trio ready to pounce - originally posted on Soccerlens.comSpanish midfielder Xabi Alonso’s proposed contract renewal at Madrid has been the talk of Spain for the past few months. The play-maker is out of contract in the summer, and can walk away from the Spanish giants for free; something Real are reportedly loath to let happen.
But despite their best efforts, Carlo Ancelotti’s assurances to the press, and the speculation surrounding a deal being signed by Christmas; it now seems that Xabi Alonso is to leave Real Madrid.
According to the Spanish radio station, ‘Cadana Ser’, the 32-year-old is set to leave the Bernabeu as soon as January. They cite personal reasons and the wish for a change of scenery for Alonso’s departure, and a whole host of English teams will be provide him his next career chapter.
Chelsea, Man Utd, and Alonso’s former side Liverpool have all been strongly linked with a move in the past months, and every one of them...