Chelsea star’s father drops big hint over potential Serie A transfer

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The father of Chelsea left-back Marcos Alonso has hinted his son’s future could lie back in Serie A after a spell with Fiorentina before he moved to Stamford Bridge in 2016.

The 29-year-old defender was initially a star performer for Chelsea under previous manager Antonio Conte, playing superbly as a wing-back in the Blues’ 2016/17 title-winning team.

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However, Alonso has never really kicked on after that impressive debut season and one imagines he could be a player the club are willing to let leave in the near future.

If Alonso is to leave Chelsea, his father has suggested the Spain international could be keen on a return to Italy if the offer comes his way.

“I don’t know, it’s difficult to say. He still has a three-year contract with Chelsea, it doesn’t depend on him, but on the will of the English club. I can only say that my son loves Italy,” his father told Calciomercato.

Marcos Alonso in action for Chelsea

Alonso shone at Fiorentina to earn his move to CFC, and one imagines he could now play for a number of the top sides in the Italian top flight.

On his time at Fiorentina, his father said: “(It was) awesome. He always talks about his legendary three years in Florence, says that Serie A is a beautiful championship and continues to be very close to Italy because it has many friends there.”

Chelsea also have Emerson Palmieri as an option at left-back so could probably afford to let Alonso go if a decent enough bid came in for him.

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