Madrid looking to tie up new deal for Alonso.
All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Barcelona star Lionel Messi speaks out on his injury nightmare.
– ‘Alonso in line’. The renewal of Xabi’s contract is the highest priority for Real Madrid.
– His recovery and his influence on the field of play is key. The club believes there is no other like him in the market.
– The player wants two years more and an increase in his salary.
– Pedro: “I do not like what Blatter does in respect to Cristiano”.
– “I want to be at Barcelona for many years, but, you never know”. I hope the Balon d’Or is won by Messi, he is the best”.
– Atletico Madrid: Caminero wins a new contract.
– Memories of Africa. 15 of the champions from 2010 returned to the place where they raised the World Cup.
– La Roja win acclaim on arrival at Johannesburg.
– Xabi Alonso will be ready for Almeria this Saturday. He has only a knock on his ankle.
– Ultras-Sur, there is a war for the power of the group. The faction of youth are now two years in battle with the veterans.
– Fernando Llorente: “If I was in Diego Costa’s situation, I would have chosen my country”.
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– Lionel Messi interview: “I will return and be as good as ever”.
– “The injury has happened because it had to happen, there is nothing strange about it. While I feel good I will play; I do not have to push myself too far”.
– “The games during the summer were only distractions without pressure”. Ten years with Messi, MD dedicates the front page to La Pulga.
– “I got out alive” Neymar writes after a violent clash against Honduras.
– Andoni Zubizarreta hints: Andres Iniesta before January and two goalkeepers could leave.
– Real Madrid: Sami Khedira out, Isco to replace him or a replacement is to be signed.
– Carlo Ancelotti planning for life without the German.
– Brazil 2014: With Alex Song, there will be at least 14 Blaugranas.
– Spain national team: Iniesta close to renewal.