Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso's reps have offered him to Manchester United and Manchester City. The Daily Star Sunday says United are unlikely to make a move as Alonso is 32 and a former Liverpool player - the Old Trafford club's most-bitter rivals.

But City boss Manuel Pellegrini is interested in Alonso as a free-transfer signing as his contract expires in June.

A deal in this month's transfer window, though, would see Real require a fee.

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