With his Â£30 million transfer fee agreed between Liverpool and Real Madrid, Xabi Alonso has touched down in Madrid to begin his long day of medical tests before the midfielder can sign on the dotted line of his new Los Blancos contract.
An excited gaggle of journalist and fans were waiting at the airport for Real’s latest signing to emerge.
Footage of Alonso arriving in Madrid can be seen here.
Straight from the airport Alonso was whisked away for his medical, where once again a throng of supporters and press were gathered to welcome the latest addition to their side.
Footage of Xabi Alonso arriving for his medical can be seen here.
Later, Xabi arrived at Real Madrid to meet his new teammates as he took part in his first training session. Footage of Alonso making his Real introduction can be seen here.