Premier League side eye surprise move for Barcelona star Marcos Alonso

Wolverhampton Wanderers have reportedly sounded out the value tag of Barcelona left-back Marcos Alonso.

El Nacional stories that Barca boss Xavi has determined that Alonso isn’t a part of his plans. The Spaniard solely arrived at Camp Nou final summer time on a free switch from Chelsea however is already being thought-about for departure.

Alonso, 32, performed no half in Barcelona’s goalless draw with Getafe of their opening sport of their La Liga title defence. He wasn’t even registered for the fixture, resulting in doubts about his future with the Blaugrana. The Spanish left-back has didn’t impress throughout his brief spell in Catalonia and will make a fast return to English soccer, with Wolves circling for his signature.

The Premier League outfit reportedly ready a agency supply for Alonso earlier than Julen Lopetegui’s resignation simply earlier than the beginning of the season. However, it stays to be seen the place their curiosity within the Spaniard stands following Gary O’Neil’s appointment.

Barcelona director Mateu Alemany awaited a proposal from Wolves whereas Xavi gave the inexperienced gentle on his exit. The La Liga giants had been ready to half with Alonso for round €10 million.

However, Alonso is keen to remain at Barca, and his contract runs until 2024. He’s not contemplating leaving the La Liga champions regardless of their willingness to sanction a switch.

The veteran defender featured 37 instances throughout competitions final season, scoring three targets. He supplied depth in defence, as he stuffed in additional at centre-back than on the left wing in his debut season with Xavi’s side.

Barcelona defender Marcos Alonso penned emotional farewell to Chelsea

Marcos Alonso won the UEFA Champions League with Chelsea.
Marcos Alonso received the UEFA Champions League with Chelsea.

Alonso spent six years at Chelsea during which he loved a lot success with the Premier League giants. He made 212 appearances, scoring 29 targets and offering 23 assists.

The Spaniard received the UEFA Champions League, Premier League, Europa League and FA Cup at Stamford Bridge. However, he departed the Blues for Barcelona final summer time after his former membership had lured Marc Cucurella to west London.

Alonso despatched Chelsea an emotional farewell handle as he left for the exit door (through TNT Sports):

“Can’t thanks sufficient for the six years we’ve spent collectively. It’s been an actual honour to defend the blue color around the globe and to write down the historical past of this nice membership.”

It is probably not too lengthy earlier than Blues followers encounter Alonso once more, as Wolves are seemingly maintaining tabs on his state of affairs. The Spaniard may very well be again in English soccer only a 12 months faraway from his departure.

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