- Date of Birth: 25 November 1981
- Birthplace: Tolosa, Spain
- Position: Midfielder
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Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso on shortlist for managerial role with imminent departure expected
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 have inserted themselves into the Alexis Sanchez transfer saga and are willing to break their transfer record for him
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.
Manchester City have been put on alert after midfielder Joshua Kimmich expressed his disappointment at his lack of playing time under Carlo Ancelotti.
German champions Bayern Munich will seek to lure Granit Xhaka back to the Bundesliga following a frustrating debut season at Arsenal.
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.
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.
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.
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 will reportedly considering re-signing Xabi Alonso once his contract at Bayern Munich expires next summer.
Italian midfield legend Andrea Pirlo could finish his career at Liverpool, according to a report.
Real Madrid are apparently ready to offload star defender Pepe at the end of the season, according to Fichajes.net.
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 are believed to be readying a winter move for Chelsea midfielder Ramires, according to The Star.