Italian outlet TMW (Tutto Mercato Web) had claimed Xabi Alonso is poised for a sensational Liverpool return. Tutto Mercato Web or TMW had claimed, ”Liverpool are open to the idea of Xabi Alonso returning to Liverpool when his Bayern deal ends.’
Liverpool needs strength in their midfield and hence Alonso seemed a good addition in the mids. Hence, reports claimed he was ready for a shock move back to Anfield. Alonso is a fan favourite among the kopites.And a return back to the Merseyside club suggests a massive move and also improvement in the current squad. But he wasn’t just linked to only Liverpool. Spanish sources said that Real Madrid is in pole position to get their former player back. Xabi Alonso could make a surprise return to Real Madrid next summer, according to Spanish website voxpopuli.com.
Alonso has played for both Madrid and Liverpool before he joined Pep’s Bayern Munich. Alonso’s contract expires in June and Klopp is rumoured to bring the Spaniard at Anfield. Meanwhile, Los Bloncos too have showed interest in bringing him back at the Bernabeu. And, with the midfielder available to sign a pre-contract with clubs next month, talkSPORT say Liverpool will battle Rafael Benitez’s Madrid to re-sign the Spaniard.
Alonso ended his five-year stay in the Spanish capital in 2014 when he joined Bayern Munich. Alonso hasn’t made any decision. He is yet to make up his mind on a deal and will wait until Pep’s decision of exiting from Bayern or not.