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Alonso: I had to leave Liverpool

May 25, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Xabi Alonso has revealed he had no choice but to leave Liverpool once Rafael Benitez made it clear he was planning to sign a replacement in midfield and he no longer had the full confidence of the manager.

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Alonso left Anfield for Real Madrid in the summer of 2009, after Liverpool had finished second in the Premier League within four points of champions Manchester United, and the Spain international has now lifted the lid on the ...

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