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Chelsea star Alonso reveals ambitions to be best left-back in the world

Chelsea star Marcos Alonso has admitted that he is aiming to become one of the best left-backs in the World.

The Spain international has been a revelation since signing for Chelsea for £26 million from Serie A side Sampdoria in the summer of 2016, with the 27-year-old one of the star performers in the Blues side that won the Premier League title in his first season at Stamford Bridge.

Not only is Alonso a solid defender, he also has a massive impact in attack with no defender having contributed more goals and assists in the English top flight since his arrival at Stamford Bridge.

He is obviously highly-rated by new Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri, who labelled Alonso as the best left-back in Europe after his sides latest Premier League fixture, a 2-0 win over Bournemouth.

“Since I was a kid it was my motivation to be a football player,” Alonso told the Chelsea’s official website.

“And today my motivation is to be one of the best doing what I do.

“When I came to Chelsea I said I wanted to be one of the best left-backs in the world.

“And I think I am up there at the moment.

“But if I want to be the best I have to keep working hard.”

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