With Asier Illaramendi on the verge of a move to Real Madrid, reports in the British Press have claimed that Xabi Alonso could join Chelsea.
The Real Sociedad youngster is said to be just a few days away from joining Los Blancos in a €30m deal.
And the Daily Star believe that the 23-year-old's arrival could spell the end for the former Liverpool man's time at Santiago Bernabeu.
As such, former Madrid Coach Jose Mourinho wants to bring his ex-player to the Premier League side.
The Portuguese tactician relied heavily on the Spain international during his three-year tenure in the capital.
Alonso could be available for around €18m