Liverpool ace nears £14 million exit

Liverpool have today reached an agreement with Italian giants Juventus over the signing of Xabi Alonso. The player has been linked with a move to Juve for some time now and a £14 million deal has been reached between both parties.

Alonso, 26, has failed to feature regularly in Rafa Benitez' starting eleven this season, Javier Mascherano being preferd on most occasions. The former Real Scoiedad man had spent four seasons at the Premier League club, making over 100 appearances in the process.

It will be sad to see Alonso leave the Premier League, although no one can really blame him. He has been a terrific servant to the Reds and I am sure every Liverpool fan can appreciate that. Juventus are receiving a fantastic midfield player in Alonso and I feel £14 million is a fair deal for both parties involved.

Taken from Terrace Views.