Xabi Alonso

Xabi Alonso

  • Date of Birth: 25 November 1981
  • Birthplace: Tolosa, Spain
  • Position: Midfielder

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      Steven Gerrard and Xabi Alonso respond to Thiago Alcantara over Liverpool midfield claim
      Liverpool legends Steven Gerrard and Xabi Alonso would have made a formidable midfield trio with Thiago Alcantara Get the biggest Liverpool
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      Bayern Munich CEO confirms Vidal-Inter deal not happening

      Inter Milan have been dealt a blow after Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge ruled out selling Arturo Vidal to the Italian giants this summer.

      The fall of La Masia – is Barcelona’s dominance in Spain coming to an end?

      La Masia is the former home of the legendary FC Barcelona youth academy, where the club’s future prodigies would practice together, live together and develop their budding football abilities under the beating fury of the Catalonian sun.

      Corentin Tolisso wraps up Bayern Munich move

      Bayern Munich has sealed a deal to sign French midfielder Corentin Tolisso for 45 million euros in total. Tolisso, 22, is comfortable playing anywhere in midfield or as a right back.

      Lewandowski sparks exit rumours after blaming teammates for losing top scorer award

      Robert Lewandowski was extremely vocal about his teammates and the lack of help he received in the last few games of the Bundesliga which denied him the top scorer award.

      Borussia Dortmund qualify for Champions League and Hamburg survive in hectic Bundesliga finale

      In an exhilarating final round of games in the Bundesliga, Dortmund confirmed their place in next season's Champions League while Hamburg avoided a relegation play-off.

      Former Spurs flop close to Bayern Munich transfer

      Brazil international Paulinho could be set for a return to European football with Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti seemingly keen on his services.

      Bayern Munich prepare £55m bid for Alexis Sanchez

      Bayern Munich have inserted themselves into the Alexis Sanchez transfer saga and are willing to break their transfer record for him

      Kyle Walker to Bayern Munich?

      Bayern Munich are reportedly keeping a close watch on Tottenham Hotspur's Kyle Walker ahead of a potential move for his signature in the summer.

      Joshua Kimmich wants Bayern exit?

      Manchester City have been put on alert after midfielder Joshua Kimmich expressed his disappointment at his lack of playing time under Carlo Ancelotti.

      Bayern Munich prepared to lure Granit Xhaka

      German champions Bayern Munich will seek to lure Granit Xhaka back to the Bundesliga following a frustrating debut season at Arsenal.

      Alonso announces retirement

      Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso has put an end to speculation about his future by announcing that he will retire from the sport at the end of the season. 35 year old Alonso will be able to look back on a career filled with success, spanning over three of Europe's biggest leagues. 

      Preview: Arsenal face near impossible Bayern test

      Nothing seems to be going well for Arsenal at the moment, and things are not about to get any easier. The Gunners face Bayern Munich tonight at the Emirates, looking to overturn a 5-1 first leg deficit. 

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      Top 5 Argentines to play in the Premier League

      With Chelsea reportedly interested in signing Gonzalo Higuain, it's interesting to see where he would rank among the best Argentines to play in the Premier League.  There are a lot of talented players not to have made the list such as Angel Di Maria who didn't live up to his world class standard he previously set at Real Madrid. The same rule applies to Juan Sebastian Veron who was a great player before he arrived in England but sadly it just didn't work out for him at Manchester United or Chelsea. Maxi Rodriguez also had some brilliant performances at Liverpool.

      Return of the box to box midfielder

      It seems the importance of the box-to-box central midfielder has diminished over recent seasons but they may be coming back into fashion thanks to the likes of Delle Ali and Paul Pogba.

      Liverpool plot Xabi Alonso return

      Liverpool will reportedly considering re-signing Xabi Alonso once his contract at Bayern Munich expires next summer.

      Andrea Pirlo heading to Liverpool?

      Italian midfield legend Andrea Pirlo could finish his career at Liverpool, according to a report.

      Real Madrid planning to offload Premier League target

      Real Madrid are apparently ready to offload star defender Pepe at the end of the season, according to Fichajes.net.

      Ronaldo 'fed up' at Real Madrid: Ramon Calderon

      The rumours of star Cristiano Ronaldo’s surprise return to Manchester United have been given a huge boost by former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon, after he suggested that the Portuguese international was growing unhappy with the Whites.

      Real Madrid to move for Chelsea star?

      Real Madrid are believed to be readying a winter move for Chelsea midfielder Ramires, according to The Star.