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Alonso focused on Euro 2008

Alonso focused on Euro 2008

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Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso is aware of the interest of Serie A giants Juventus in acquiring his services this summer; but the Spaniard would prefer to first focus on the Euro 2008 tournament with his country this year.

"I know there is interest (from Juventus)," he told El Mundo Deportivo. "But right now I not going to talk about that because there is enough to think about here with the national team.

"I hope we get to the final, but that's a long way away and we need to concentrate on the first rival.

"We have to win the game against Russia because it's fundamental that we don't go into the last game with emergencies like in 2004.

"We need to do our job and not leave it all to the last game."