No contract rush for Alonso

Xabi Alonso is seen as still keen to assess his physical capacity over the season before determining his future at Real Madrid.

The midfielder is attracting increased speculation this term over his destination come next summer, with his current contract up at the end of June 2014.

Reports are split over his intentions, between a believed desire to return to the Premier League, interest from Juventus in Serie A and staying in the Spanish capital with Madrid.

El Confidencial are running the line that the 31-year-old is still not entering into talks with Los Blancos, nor in a state of mind to rush through any negotiations.

The outlet have it that the midfielder is keen to assess his physical fitness and capacity to continue at the top level, before determining his preferred destination come next summer.

If Alonso believes that he can continue at his previous level, then he is believed ready to commit to Madrid.

Tags Alonso Juventus