Villa, Alonso help Spain win 3-0 in Venezuela

David Villa and Xabihelp Spain to a 3-0 win over Venezuela in a friendly international.

Spain`s Alonso a doubt for Portugal clash

Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso suffered a sprained ankle in the European champions` 2-1 win over Chile on Friday and may not be fit for the last 16 clash against neighbours Portugal.

Xabi Alonso relieved as tests show limited damage

Xabi Alonso is delighted that the injury he suffered during Real Madrid`s Champions League win against Zurich will not keep him out of action for more than two weeks.

Leaving Liverpool was difficult: Xabi Alonso

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has spoken out over his protracted summer transfer and suggested he felt unwanted at Liverpool.

Owen can be `fantastic`, Alonso was great, Chelsea too old: Wenger

Arsene Wenger has commented on a myriad of subjects, from Manchester United`s gamble in signing Michael Owen, to the age of the Chelsea team.

Consistency the key to Liverpool`s title hopes

Liverpool have cashed in on midfielder Xabi Alonso and their lack of financial muscle means they have been unable to compete for stellar signings like Valencia striker David Villa.

Liverpool sign Aquilani from Roma to replace Alonso

Liverpool completed the signing of Alberto Aquilani from Roma as manager Rafa Benitez moved quickly to replace Xabi Alonso after his move to Real Madrid.

Alonso to take `conductor` role at Real Madrid

Xabi Alonso expects to slot straight into the role of `conductor` at Real Madrid after completing his desired move from Liverpool on Wednesday.

Alonso deal ends Real Madrid spending spree, says Valdano

Real Madrid have ended their search for new signings with the deal to sign Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso from Liverpool and will now focus on trimming their squad, director general Jorge Valdano said.

Liverpool agree to sell Xabi Alonso to Real

Liverpool have agreed to sell Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso to Real Madrid, the two clubs announced on Tuesday.

Liverpool’s Rafa to snap up Alberto Aquilani for 20 m pounds

Liverpool will spend 20 million pound to land Roma midfielder Alberto Aquilani - but only when Xabi Alonso finally joins Real Madrid.

Xabi Alonso departure would be serious loss for Liverpool: Fernando Torres

Spanish striker Fernando Torres has warned that Xabi Alonso`s proposed move to Real Madrid would be a "serious loss to Liverpool".