Chelsea outcast Marcos Alonso wanted by Juventus and Inter Milan but being put off by £25m transfer asking price – The Sun

MARCOS Alonso could be on his way out of Chelsea with two of his former manager's keen on snapping him up, according to reports.

The 28-year old has struggled to grasp any sort of playing time this season as Frank Lampard favours the services of Cesar Azpilicueta and Emerson Palmieri on the left flank.

Italian giants Juventus are reportedly keen as Sarri looks to secure competition for left-back Alex Sandro – however they could face opposition from Antonio Conte's Inter Milan.

Marcos Alonso has made 128 appearances for Chelsea throughout his time and enjoyed his best football at the club under Inter Milan's Antonio Conte, having played in a back three for the Italian manager – but has since struggled to settle into a back four since Frank Lampard's arrival.

Alonso has only featured eight times this season in the Premier League and his side have gone on to win seven of those eight involvements.

The left-back has a goal to his name as he scored the winner in Chelsea's 1-0 win against Newcastle back in October and has also provided his team-mates with two assists. Not bad for a replacement – and if you wanted to know he has made zero errors leading to goal.

It is understood that Alonso has become increasingly frustrated with his lack of playing time, despite having signed a contract extension last October which runs until 2023.

The 28-year old has experience of playing in Serie A from his time at Fiorentina, before making a switch to Chelsea in 2016.

Alonso was already on Juve's and Inter's January wish list – however they failed to secure a move for the left-back as Chelsea raised their asking price to £25million – which was deemed far too expensive by both Italian clubs.

Serie A champions Juventus were handed a huge boost from the return of youngster Luca Pellegrini from his loan spell with Cagliari, but are currently on the look-out for depth at left-back with Alex Sandro their only recognised option.









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