Carragher calls for Alonso conclusion

Alonso has regularly been linked with a move to Real Madrid throughout the summer, with recent reports suggesting that Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester City are also interested in signing the influential midfielder.

Manager Rafael Benitez has maintained that the 27-year-old is not for sale.

And vice-captain Carragher has revealed he is desperate for the situation to be finally resolved sooner rather than later, with the start of the Premier League season just four weeks away.

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Gregg Davies

Gregg Davies is the Chief Sub Editor of FourFourTwo magazine, joining the team in January 2008 and spending seven years working on the website. He supports non-league behemoths Hereford and commentates on Bulls matches for Radio Hereford FC. His passions include chocolate hobnobs and attempting to shoehorn Ronnie Radford into any office conversation.