Xabi Alonso on Real Madrid v Man Utd

Football Focus travels to Madrid to speak to Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso, who left Liverpool to join the Spanish giants in 2009.

Alonso looks forward to Wednesday's Champions League clash with Manchester United and talks about his admiration for Robin van Persie, who he thinks gives the Red Devils "a reference" around the penalty area.

The Spaniard also discusses life at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, his relationship with Jose Mourinho and talks up the prospect of an El Classico Champions League final at Wembley.

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