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  1. If Bolt can lose, so can Bayern, suggests German coachRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... Madrid. However, Bayern will be without the steadying influence of ex-captain Philipp Lahm and Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso, who both retired in May. "If everything goes normally, FC Bayern will be the champions again," said Leipzig coach Ralph ...

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  2. BUNDESLIGA 2017-18: 5 key players signed in the offseasonRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... services at coach Carlo Ancelotti's behest. The Italian had a vacancy in the center of the pitch following Xabi Alonso's retirement. Tolisso, who has made one appearance for France, was reportedly also a target for Chelsea. He impressed with Lyon ...

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  3. Bayern expected to win sixth straight titleRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ... Madrid. However, Bayern will be without the steadying influence of ex-captain Philipp Lahm and Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso, who both retired in May. "If everything goes normally, FC Bayern will be the champions again," said Leipzig coach Ralph ...

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  4. 5 teams to watch out for this season in the BundesligaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Post

    ... The new arrivals will try to make up for the retirements of captain Philipp Lahm and Spanish playmaker Xabi Alonso. Douglas Costa has also departed for Juventus, while new signing Serge Gnabry has been sent out on loan again. He isn't needed as long ...

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  5. SIX things we learned from Real Madrid vs BarcelonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    ... Asensio is going to become Spain's best player over the next ten years. They have mourned the loss of Xavi and Xabi Alonso and David Villa. This 21-year-old from Mallorca is not a replacement for any of those players but he does have the look of ...

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  6. Asensio, Ceballos, Isco: Real Madrid putting sleepy Barca to shame in the transfer marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | Sporting News

    ... Andres iniesta and Sergio Busquets, Los Blancos kicked off the 2011 Copa del Rey final with a midfield trio of Xabi Alonso, Sami Khedira and Pepe. It was, essentially, a treble pivot and it coined a new name: trivote . It was not pretty, but it did ...

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  7. Like Toni Kroos: Bayern's bargain boy Rudy is the biggest surpriseRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 12 | Xinhuanet

    ... million) Rudy now is likely to be the man to close the gap left by the experienced Spanish midfield strategist Xabi Alonso. Rudy's contract in Hoffenheim ran out, and Bayern signed him without having to pay his former club to get him. Turning up on ...

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  8. Bayern Munich boss Ancelotti wants the Champions LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Daily Mail

    ... are without a doubt the team to beat once more, even though leader and captain Philipp Lahm retired along with Xabi Alonso at the end of last season. The arrival of Germany defenders Niklas Sule and Sebastian Rudy will plug some of those gaps, while ...

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  9. Improved Bayern out to stretch record-breaking runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... are without a doubt the team to beat once more, even though leader and captain Philipp Lahm retired along with Xabi Alonso at the end of last season. The arrival of Germany defenders Niklas Suele and Sebastian Rudy will plug some of those gaps, ...

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  10. Man United vs Real Madrid best XI - Only three Red Devils make the teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Independent.ie

    ... a feature of the Champions League for several years. One of the most elegant footballers on the planet. Replaced Xabi Alonso in the Real midfield and glides through games. United's most recent signing would be included to add balance. It was ...

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  11. Around The Forest: Miami's Beckham expansion near completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Stumptown Footy

    ... Stu Holden's leg, or when he broke Hatem Ben Arfa's leg. Or it could be when he tried to put his foot through Xabi Alonso's chest in the 2010 World Cup final. Comparing Jurgen Klinsmann and Bruce Arena by the numbers - Stars and Stripes FC Bruce ...

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  12. Why Jose Mourinho was so desperate for Nemanja Matic to be the base...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | Independent.ie

    ... he prove as successful for United as Porto's Costinha, Internazionale's Esteban Cambiasso or Real Madrid's Xabi Alonso remains to be seen. But it is easy to see why Mourinho has signed the Serbian, even if he is not quite as deeply great as his ...

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  13. Pep Guardiola closing in on A 1billion of career signingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Daily Mail

    ... in a single season. That came in 2014-15, when his overall outgoings of 44.5m included a bargain basement 8m for Xabi Alonso. Since swapping Bavaria for Greater Manchester, however, the 46-year-old has discovered the knack of cash-splashing once ...

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  14. Bayern Munich's troublesome search for new director of sportsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Xinhuanet

    ... additional inspiration for the team as they do not only want to rely on coach Carlo Ancelotti. After Lahm and Xabi Alonso's retirements, the team needs to be restructured in order to be competitive enough to challenge top international opponents. ...

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  15. Manchester City have beaten Real Madrid's spending recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Daily Mail

    ... player in the world, having signed for Real three weeks before Ronaldo's arrival. Liverpool received A 35m for Xabi Alonso, the classy midfielder who went on to win the Spanish title and the Champions League with Los Blancos, and Karim Benzema's ...

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  16. Daily Mail Hilariously Confuses Barcelona Legend With Ex-Liverpool Star Xabi AlonsoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Yahoo!

    ... Puyol. One man who was unsurprisingly left off the invite list was former Liverpool and Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso. The Spanish midfielder announced his retirement this year after three years with Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich. The Daily ...

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  17. Ancelotti: Tolisso can replace Alonso at Bayern MunichRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti has challenged new club-record signing Corentin Tolisso to become the club's new pass master following the retirement of Xabi Alonso. The France international moved to the Allianz Arena from Lyon for A 35million last month, and was immediately viewed as a replacement for Alonso after the former Liverpool and Real Madrid midfielder called time on his career.

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  18. Picking the Transfer Window That Liverpool Fans Would Love to RebootRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | BleacherReport

    ... eye for goal (he scored 18 in 71 appearances during his time with the Premier League club). Such is the love for Xabi Alonso, Liverpool fans would have him back in a heartbeat, even though he's now officially retired. Just mention the midfielder's ...

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  19. Ronaldo can't get better than 'best in the world' Real Madrid, says Arbeloa amid transfer talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Sporting News

    ... "I'm not retiring from football in the manner I'd have liked to; I'd have liked to hang up my boots in the way Xabi Alonso did, for example," he added. "I had offers in China, the United States... But I didn't want play [just] for the money; it's ...

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  20. Move over Xavi & Iniesta! Saul, Asensio & Ceballos lead Spain's new golden generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Goal.com

    ... curtain for a golden generation of talent that had won three major tournaments between 2008 and 2012. Xavi, Xabi Alonso and David Villa all quit the national team after that and there was further frustration ahead for fans of La Roja as their team ...

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