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Former club Liverpool has been mooted as a potential destination for Alonso, while Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, who managed the 31-year-old at the Bernabeu for the last three seasons, is thought to be interested in luring the Spaniard to Stamford Bridge.Read More
There haven't been any negotiations [on a new deal] because he is on holiday. Be in no doubt, Cristiano will retire here because he wants to. Just as [Zinedine] Zidane and other great players have done," Perez told broadcaster Univision.
"The objective is to be champion."
"Monaco, this project is of course a very good thing for French football,"
João Moutinho: "This is a player who has a lot of qualities a true talent."
"I was very well received by the group. I feel good physically and I will fight to win my place in the team."
"I had other proposals in recent weeks, but Monaco was the best."
"The important thing is that we all believe in this project. We must not grow it."
"I am very happy for Abidal, we have many qualities, we know it will bring us much. Regarding the Ligue 1, I played in the Portuguese league, English and Spanish, and today I wanted to discover the championship of France. "
"I am very happy to return to Monaco because this is where I started at 19."
"I want to thank the President and the leaders of the ASM for trusting me. It was difficult for them after doubts surrounding my physical condition."
"I'm really happy to be back here."
"I fought against the disease."
"Ricardo Carvalho played for Real and Falcao for Atletico. when I was in Barcelona, but now the key is that Falcao is a greatplayer, he was not wrong in coming here."
"We will do everything for help to score goals. ASM is not a great future club, it was already a great club with great playerswhen I was there 13 years ago. They did not play the final champions League by chance."
"Monaco has always had big ambitions in Ligue 1 or even Ligue 2 last season."
"Objective is to win Ligue 1 and qualify for the Champions League."
Do the Red Devils need another defender ?
"It was the desire of Mario Gomez to leave Bayern Munich to Florence. We have now complied with his wish," Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge told the club's official website.
What do you make of this move ?
The left-back, who was released by Barcelona this summer, has signed a one-year deal at the Ligue 1 side with an option for one additional season.
A good decision to end his career from where he started ?
"Benfica have not directly contacted us, but they have done so via an intermediary," Ramalho told A Bola.
The experienced defender returns to his native country after being released by Barcelona earlier this summerRead More
Paolo Di Canio's side have had a bid accepted for the 18-year-old defender but face competition from last season's Ligue 1 runners-upRead More
The Germany international has insisted that he is no rush to leave the Gelsenkirchen side amid interest from some of Europe's most cash-rich clubsRead More
|TOTAL OUTLAY OVER LAST DECADE
Los Blancos have shelled out stratospheric sums over the last decade, including €257.4m in 2009 alone, while the Catalans have also spent significantly in the same time period.
Revealed: How Madrid have spent €300m more on transfers than Barcelona in the decade since the Beckham deal.Read More