Marcos Alonso terminated his contract with Chelsea to join Barcelona

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Marcos Alonso, who had been strongly connected with a return to Spain, left Stamford Bridge after terminating his contract with Chelsea.

On Deadline Day, Marcos Alonso left Stamford Bridge where he spent six years of his football career after reaching an agreement with Chelsea to terminate his contract on mutual grounds.

Since a move to Barcelona has been heavily linked to the Spaniard for most of the summer, Chelsea had to, first of all, terminate his existing contract so that the move can be executed.

Marcos Alonso in action

The 31-year-old was brought in after stints at Bolton and Sunderland, and he quickly made an impact at Stamford Bridge, contributing significantly to Chelsea’s 2016–17 Premier League championship.

Alonso, who is renowned for his skill in the final third, scored 29 goals for the Blues in all competitions, including important goals against Arsenal and Tottenham.

The following five years saw success in the FA Cup, Europa League, Champions League, Super Cup, and Club World Cup. Alonso could be trusted to frequently contribute important goals or assists even though his primary duty at Chelsea was to defend.

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Alonso signing on the Chelsea fans jersey

His transfer to Barcelona won’t result in a transfer fee as the deal was used to facilitate Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang’s move from Barca to Stamford Bridge on transfer deadline day.

Defenders with an eye for goal like Alonso are uncommon, and Chelsea supporters would cherish many memorable moments thanks to the productive Spaniard. Throughout his spell at Chelsea, Alonso was a fan favorite due to his love for big moments.

Marcos Alonso
Alonso is the latest new signing for Barcelona


He scored two goals at Old Trafford, six of his 29 Chelsea goals overall were stoppage-time winners away to Manchester City, and two more against the Blues’ North London rivals.

Alonso was comfortable in possession, strong in the air, and a superb set-piece taker. He played left wing-back for 60% of his 212 appearances and left back for the remainder.

In March 2018, he received his first call-up to the Spain team as a result of his Chelsea exploits, following in the traditions of his father and grandfather. The youngest Marcos Alonso bowed out after nine times of national service.

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Alonso on Chelsea shirt

Alonso was the epitome of sophistication around Cobham and a smart, incredibly likable person off the field, but when his six incredibly successful seasons at Chelsea are remembered in the future, it would be his effect in the final third that would stick out most.

Marcos Alonso

For the Spain national team, professional footballer Marcos Alonso Mendoza plays as a left-back or wing-back.

Alonso began his professional career with Real Madrid but eventually established himself with Bolton Wanderers in England and Fiorentina in Italy. He had the best of his career at Chelsea.

The error by Marcos Alonso.

Tuesday night at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Marcos Alonso scored the third goal in the UEFA Champions League match against Real Madrid, but the goal was disallowed by the referee following a VAR review for a clear handball by the Spanish player.

The Champions League quarterfinal was on the line when the goal was initially awarded, but it was later rightfully disallowed.

Driver: Marcos Alonso.

Marcos Alonso was detained in 2011 for his role in an automobile accident in Madrid, the capital of Spain.

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Alonso struck a wall while traveling at 122.8 km/h on a rainy 50-mile route, killing one of his fellow passengers, a 19-year-old lady.

Why does Marcos Alonso not kneel

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso said he would no longer kneel before games because he felt the anti-racism gesture was “losing strength.” Head coach Thomas Tuchel acknowledged that he understood his player’s position.

The left-back for Spain said that rather than kneeling before the game, he would nod to the Premier League’s “No Room for Racism” badge on his sleeve.

Marcos Alonso’s age

The 31-year-old Marcos Alonso was born on December 28, 1990.

He is 1.89 meters tall.

Who plays for Marcos Alonso’s team?

In the recently closed transfer window, the Spaniard joined FC Barcelona from Chelsea.

“The entire Chelsea Football Club would like to express their gratitude to Marcos for his service to the Blues and best wishes for the remainder of his career”, a statement from Chelsea read.

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