Xabi Alonso has confirmed he would like to stay at Liverpool.
A number of teams in Spain have been monitoring Alonso’s situation and the likes of Barcelona were reportedly interested when there was talk of Loverpool offloading the 25-year-old.
Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez dismissed suggestions he was looking to sell Alonso and the former Real Sociedad man has confirmed he wants to stay at Anfield.
“It’s great to be a part of Liverpool,” Alonso told the Daily Mirror. “I like it here.
“The fans have been amazing throughout the campaign. They did their bit.
“Sadly we couldn’t give them the win they deserved,” he added of Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League final defeat to Milan.