Italy coach revealed and the players were very surprised Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso to leave the Bernabeu decision to move to Bayern Munich.
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Decided to join Bayern Munich, Real Madrid's Xabi Alonso makes surprise, according to coach Carlo Ancelotti.Cuu Spanish players will have the opportunity to work with Pep Guardiola at the Allianz Arena this season nay.Ancelotti said that love demand the departure of 32-year-old midfielder is quite unexpected and he did not wish that to happen, but he could understand Alonso's desire to seek new challenges after 5 years with the Santiago Bernabeu.
"Everyone at the club has spoken with Xabi about this," Ancelotti told reporters the tip prestigious football on Saturday. "Alonso said that he needed another motivation to challenge themselves . Obviously that is a surprise. We were surprised, but as I said, we respect him. "
"I wish him good luck, I think he is a very important player to help us win the Copa del Rey and Champions League. However, we possess a very good squad, the club had Asier Illarramendi Toni Kroos and who can replace Alonso at this position in the new season. "
Real Madrid will travel to meet Real Sociedad on Sunday, but will not have the services of Cristiano Ronaldo, Ronaldo insisted Italian coach will get a break this weekend. "Cristiano is very stable, but we wanted to rest him this week and possibly next week to achieve the highest possible state prior to the beginning of the match Atletico as well as in the first Champions League ".
"C. Ronaldo will not play in tomorrow's match against Real Sociedad, he is not registered in the play list" .Ancelotti remained evasive about recruiting talent before the craft will be closed tomorrow. " I do not need anyone because the lineup looks great. However, if there is a name you can upgrade the team, we will consider ".