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Liverpool have been given further encouragement in their bid to bring back old Anfield favourite Xabi Alonso.
The Real Madrid midfielder's future has been the subject of intriguing speculation and the Express Online reported yesterday he would turn down a new contract to extend his stay at the Bernebeu.
Verratti has emerged as a transfer target for Los Blancos, as they want to wrestle the La Liga title back from bitter rivals Barcelona, whom they trail 13 points in the Championship race.
The PSG midfielder has also been on Manchester United's radar as they seek to strengthen in that department.
French paper Le 10 Sport claims PSG are desperate to hold onto Verratti.
But Real are keen on Verratti whom they believe would be a suitable replacement for Alonso.
Verratti has clocked up 29 appearances for PSG this season.
Source: Daily Express
Author: Daily Express Tagged:
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