“I want to play in Spain”

MARCOS ALONSO has admitted he would love to return to LaLiga one day.

the Chelsea The defender only has one year left on his contract this summer.

Marcos Alonso could leave Chelsea this summer


Marcos Alonso could leave Chelsea this summerPhoto credit: Reuters

Alonso, 31, has made 34 appearances in all competitions this season – largely due to Ben Chilwell’s devastating long-term injury.

With Chilwell set to return as first choice by next season, his second-in-command could look to return to his home country.

Asked about a potential transfer on international duty, the Spaniard said: “I would love to play in LaLiga, all my life I’ve wanted to play and be here in Spain, but the circumstances were different and it wasn’t all up to me .

“Right now I’m concentrating on this season and what has to be, will be.”

Alonso criticizes Lampard's tactics and praises Tuchel for the changed defense
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Further sounded out whether he could join real MadridAtlético or BarcelonaHe added: “Yes, yes, I have family ties on all sides…Chelsea at the moment.

“I have a contract for this season and one more.”

The troubled Blues are already set to lose a number of defenders this summer – with Antonio Rudiger, Cesar Azpilicueta and Andreas Christensen all entering the last three months of their respective contracts.

Chelsea are currently unable to negotiate new contracts as owner Roman Abramovich has been sanctioned.


Alonso has only made ONE LaLiga appearance in his career, coming on as a late substitute for Real Madrid in 2010.

He then signed for Bolton later that year before joining Fiorentina in 2013 and Chelsea in 2016.

Alonso had fallen out of favor Frank Lampardbefore being brought from back into the fold Thomas Tuchel.

The left-back cheered the German’s impact and caught up Hit his predecessor.

He added: “Since he (Tuchel) came the team has taken a leap tactically and defensively. We are very happy with it.

“We were a very balanced team. In these tight qualifiers, it’s the little details that make the difference.

“We were a team in every way. We defended very well, we were an uncomfortable team to play with, we defended all 11 and the little details made the difference.

“At this point in the Champions League everything is very balanced and it’s the very small details that matter.”

Alonso welcomed the influence of Thomas Tuchel


Alonso welcomed the influence of Thomas TuchelPhoto credit: Reuters “I want to play in Spain”


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