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    Posted on July 29th, 2009

    Written by Paul Tomkins

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    Two Words For Real Madrid

    If Alonso’s worth to Madrid is not as great, then to them he’s obviously not worth £30m. Fine. Walk away. Just don’t say that Liverpool are “not living in reality”. Also, don’t state to the world, in courting Alonso, that he’s a player with rare gifts (controlling games with pinpoint passing and dictating tempo), and then make out that he should instead be priced like Robbie Savage.

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    Posted on July 12th, 2009

    Written by Paul Tomkins

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    Keeping Alonso Is Key To Success

    It seems that Real Madrid aren’t going to go away. They think that Xabi Alonso is uniquely talented, but they aren’t prepared to pay what he’s worth. It’s a little ‘rich’ to suggest the price is too high when you’ve just spent £170m on four players. Perhaps as fans we can’t be too critical of [...]