Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso will reportedly not seek to renew his contract with the club at the end of the current campaign. Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool have all been linked with Alonso and a return to the Premier League would appear to remain a possibility.
ESPN reports that the Spain international has decided that his future lies away from the Santiago Bernabeu, citing personal reasons as a motivating factor, and Alonso is determined to leave in the summer.
Manchester United manager David Moyes has been linked with a move for Alonso as he looks to reinforce his midfield options at Old Trafford, while an emotional return to Liverpool has also been mooted.
Alonso left Anfield for Real Madrid in the summer of 2009 and Liverpool have been credited with interest in re-signing the 32-year-old when the opportunity presents itself.
Another potential reunion has been rumoured, this time at Chelsea with former Madrid manager Jose Mourinho, but it has been claimed that the player's most likely destination will be Juventus.
Alonso's potential arrival in Turin will raise further questions about the future of Andrea Pirlo at the club, with the Italian also having been frequently linked with a move to one of the Premier League's most prominent clubs.