Marcos Alonso has revealed he is delighted that he made the risky move to leave his boyhood club Real Madrid back in 2010.
Since leaving the Bernabeu, Alonso has gone on to play for Bolton, Fiorentina, Sunderland and now Chelsea, in an exciting career which has brought him a great deal of success – peaking when he picked up the Premier League trophy at the end of the 2016/17 campaign.
Making the decision to leave Real Madrid was a huge step as the Spaniard had been there since he was 8-years-old however, his recent success has proven that it was the right step to take.
Speaking to Spanish publication Marca, Alonso admitted: “
While Alonso has enjoyed a run of great form for Chelsea, the Spaniard is yet to breakthrough to the Spain national team.
When asked whether players who leave for clubs abroad are valued less he answered: “