Lionel Messi wants Barcelona to sign Marcos Alonso

Lionel Messi wants Barcelona to sign Marcos Alonso

- Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso has emerged as a target for Barcelona

- The Spain international is also wanted by Real Madrid

- But Lionel Messi wants the Catalan giants to bring the left back to the Camp Nou

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has reportedly told the club's chiefs to bring Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso to the Nou Camp for him to give Jordi Alba a competition in Spain.

Marcos Alonso has been impressive for the Blues this season in the Premier League playing in the Blues' last two games. He also scored the winning goal against rivals Arsenal.

August 31 is the day the ongoing transfer window will close in Spain, and according to the report by Don Balon, Barcelona want to sign Marcos Alonso before the deadline.

Marcos Alonso is currently Maurizio Sarri’s first choice left back at Stamford Bridge and has three more years left on his contract with the Blues.

Since he joined Chelsea in September 2016, the Spain international has scored 15 goals for the Premier League side.

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Earlier, had reported how Chelsea star Marcos Alonso reportedly emerged as a summer transfer target for Spanish giants Real Madrid who are said to be ready to tempt the Blues with massive amount.

This comes after Los Blancos' defeat against city rivals Atletico Madrid in the Uefa Super Cup in which Real Madrid are now planning to add more players to their squad.

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Source: Legit Newspaper

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