X

Thursday 22
August

Chelsea

Alonso intends to see out contract

19th July 2019, 10:29 by Bobbie Jackson

Marcos Alonso insists he isn’t considering a move away from Chelsea during the summer transfer window.

The 28-year-old is understood to be a target for Spanish duo Barcelona and Atletico Madrid this summer after falling out of favour in the latter stages of 2018-19.

Despite losing his starting berth to Emerson, the former Sunderland and Fiorentina full-back still made 31 Premier League appearances and is likely to be a big part of Frank Lampard's plans during the upcoming campaign.

Alonso, who signed a new long-term contract last season, says he intends to see out that contract and insists he is "very happy" in west London.

"I signed a new contract last year and I'm very happy here," Alonso said.

"I don't know if there's been any contact, you will have to speak to Marina [Granovskaia] about that."

Alonso added: "I have four more years here and I'm very happy.

"The last three years have been amazing and I want more of that. I want to keep playing and winning things."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Bobbie Jackson is a reporter with an in-depth knowledge of football at all levels. A Blackpool supporter, Bobbie is also a keen rugby union, boxing, MMA and UFC follower.

More Chelsea

Chelsea

Zappacosta pens new Chelsea deal before joining Roma

22nd August 2019, 04:07

Davide Zappacosta has joined AS Roma on loan until January, but it looks as though he still has a future with Chelsea after all.

Chelsea

PSG ‘monitor’ Bakayoko situation after Monaco breakdown

21st August 2019, 20:03

Paris Saint-Germain are still monitoring Tiemoue Bakayoko’s situation after Marina Granovskaia blocked his potential return to Monaco on loan.

Chelsea

Cahill jokes at timing of Lampard’s Chelsea appointment

21st August 2019, 12:33

Gary Cahill has joked “it was a shame” Frank Lampard wasn’t in charge of Chelsea last season after leaving Stamford Bridge for Crystal Palace.

Chelsea

Zappacosta arrives in Rome as Chelsea exit nears

21st August 2019, 10:47

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has made another big call on the transfer front with right-back Davide Zappacosta set to join AS Roma on loan.

Chelsea

Blues have deadwood to offload

20th August 2019, 17:58

Chelsea may not be able to sign any new players until next summer but there are members of their squad they should still look to offload.

Chelsea

Duo give Lampard a selection lift

20th August 2019, 12:07

Antonio Rudiger returned from injury and Michy Batshuayi scored a brace for Chelsea's U23s to give Frank Lampard a selection boost.

Recent Sport Headlines

Tennis

Roddick back Djokovic for US Open glory

22nd August 2019, 14:18

Andy Roddick has tipped up Novak Djokovic ahead of the 2019 US Open, which kicks off on Monday.

Aston Villa

Elmohamady pens Villa extension

22nd August 2019, 14:10

Ahmed Elmohamady has expressed his delight after signing a one-year contract extension with Aston Villa.

Bournemouth

Wilson delighted to be making up for lost time

22nd August 2019, 14:10

Bournemouth's Callum Wilson says his injury woes have helped shape him as a player and he is delighted to be back firing on all cylinders.

Manchester City

Kompany’s Anderlecht role redefined

22nd August 2019, 14:10

Vincent Kompany will no longer act as player-manager of Anderlecht on matchdays so he can focus on leading the team on the pitch.

West Ham United

Improvement the key for Pellegrini

22nd August 2019, 14:10

Manuel Pellegrini has played down expectations for the season as West Ham go in search of their first win of the campaign against Watford.

Tottenham Hotspur

Wanyama in line for Spurs exit

22nd August 2019, 14:10

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is reportedly in talks with Club Brugge over a summer switch.

Aston Villa

Aston Villa v Everton Betting Preview

22nd August 2019, 13:10

Aston Villa, still searching for their first points, host Marco Silva's Everton in the Premier League's Friday night game.

Rugby Union

Byrne earns first Ireland call

22nd August 2019, 12:47

Fly-half Ross Byrne will make his first start for Ireland when they face England at Twickenham in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match.