Ancelotti hopes fans convince Alonso

December 19, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti says he hopes the “loving” reception Xabi Alonso received on Wednesday will help persuade the midfielder to sign a new deal to stay at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.

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Alonso was cheered by Madrid fans as he warmed-up on the sidelines during the Copa del Rey clash with ...

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