Xabi delighted for Nuri Sahin after Real Madrid debut

Xabi Alonso was delighted for Nuri Sahin after he made his Real Madrid debut in victory over Osasuna.

Xabi Alonso was delighted for Nuri Sahin after he made his Real Madrid debut in victory over Osasuna.

Sahin, who has been sidelined since his signing from Borussia Dortmund by a knee injury, made his competitive debut for Real in their 7-1 win.

"I want to congratulate Sahin for his debut. He's had to be mentally tough to handle being out for so long. I'm happy for him," said Xabi.

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