Chelsea finally signed a proper left back in Marcos Alonso. The 25-year-old Spaniard came from AC Fiorentina of the Serie A for a reported fee of £23 million pounds in a move that was completed on the Transfer Window’s Deadline Day. Who exactly is Marcos Alonso? Let’s take a look.
1. Comes from a footballing family – Marcos Alonso is not the first footballer in his family. His father and grandfather have represented Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico de Madrid.
2. A product of Real Madrid Castilla – Marcos Alonso joined the Real Madrid Academy in 1999 as a nine-year-old. When he turned 18, he was selected for the Castilla, which he represented for two years before then Real manager Manuel Pellegrini gave him his Real Madrid debut, where he played for one minute.
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