Xabi Alonso could be reunited with Jose Mourinho with a move from Real Madrid to Chelsea, according to the Daily Mail.
Alonso worked under Mourinho for three years at the Spanish side and could be offered the same chance again at Stamford Bridge.
Alonso was sold to Madrid for £30m in 2009 where he clinched the La Liga title in the 2011-2012 season under the Portuguese manager.
The Spanish international has been a spearhead in Madrid's midfield since signing, being one of the best passes in the game and dictating the pace.
Liverpool are also keen to re-sign Alonso. He enjoyed success with the club when signing in 2004, winning the FA Cup in 2006 as well as winning the Champions League in 2005 and reaching the final again in 2007.
He has stated in the past that Liverpool 'is his home' and the success they are undergoing at the minute could see him return to the club.
The 31-year-old has yet to appear to Real Madrid this season and his contract expires at the end of the season.
Alonso has spoke very highly of Jose Mourinho, saying:
"He's someone who can touch a chord and knows how to perfectly transmit messages in the dressing room. He is a good communicator.
"He knows how and when to make quick decisions which can change the outcome of a game."
The Spanish ace will in the meantime look to get as much football under his belt as possible with the upcoming World Cup as his country go to defend their title in Brazil.
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