Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the Spanish club until 2016.
The Spain international had delayed re-signing with Madrid with his contract up in June and reported interest from English club Chelsea and Juventus in Italy.
Alonso won one Spanish league title with Madrid, which did not release the financial terms of...
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January 08, 2014
Xabi Alonso signs two-year contract extension with Real Madrid - originally posted on Soccerlens.comSpanish midfielder Xabi Alonso has ended speculation linking him with a move back to the Premier League by signing a two-year contract extension with Real Madrid.
The 32-year-old had been strongly linked with a January move to England, with Chelsea and Liverpool reportedly looking...
Xabi Alonso is set for another spell on the sidelines after picking up his third injury of the year during yesterday's game against Valencia.
Real Madrid won the game 3-2 and although Alonso played 90 minutes, tests later revealed he had suffered burst ear drum.
The incident occurred during a tackle with Jeremy Mathieu on 13 minutes, and Alonso was later ordered not to fly...
Real Madrid says midfielder Xabi Alonso has a burst left eardrum and that his availability will depend on the speed of his recovery.
The club says the injury is the result of a knock received during Sunday's 3-2 win at Valencia.
The 32-year-old Alonso was sidelined several months from the end of last season until the start of this campaign with injuries.
The Spanish league...
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December 23, 2013
Is Xabi Alonso renewal closer? For Real Madrid and Xabi Alonso, August 21 was not a good day. He broke the fifth metatarsal in his right foot , Real Madrid had to learn to live without him. Illarramendi and Casemiro Signed as the stars of the preseason, the renewal of Xabi was too far away. His position seemed covered then; the positions were distant, and no one seemed to want to...
Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has admitted he has not yet made his mind up over his long-term future at the Spanish club.
The former Real Sociedad player has made no secret of his affection towards Liverpool having played for the Anfield club for five years.
And recent press reports suggest that current Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers may try to tempt Alonso back to the...
Fresh off of dominating Euro 2012, Xabi Alonso took a few minutes to try out a new sport: baseball. Alonso was using some of UCLA's facilities with his Real Madrid teammates, when someone broke out some bats, balls and gloves. The Spanish midfielder played a little catch, while his teammates tried in vain to hit soft-toss pitches. After Kaka whiffed on an underhanded pitch, Alonso...
Spanish hero Xabi Alonso has described Wednesday's Euro 2012 semi-final with Portugal as "life and death".
The Real Madrid midfielder scored both goals in a 2-0 quarter-final defeat of a lack-lustre French side on the night he won his 100th cap for Spain.
Alonso said: "The team was phenomenal and personally I am very satisfied with the two goals.
Spain 2-0 France: (Alonso 19', 90 pen')
Champ of the Match: Xabi Alonso
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Delightful double for Alonso in his 100th cap for Spain. Scored early on just under 20 minutes. A late arrival into the box, picked out by Jordi Alba, and nodded home by Alonso. A great solid performance, passing skills at its finest, influenced Spain'...