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Expectations high at Real - Alonso

Xabi Alonso has admitted that expectations at Real Madrid will be high this season, but they are relishing the challenge.

Carlo Ancelotti has replaced Jose Mourinho, and Real have signed Isco, Asier Illaramendi, and are set to add Gareth Bale.

We have a good feeling going into this season, but we know expectations will be high. Weve got a good group and Im sure that the new additions will contribute," he told Adidas.

At a club like Real Madrid you know that every game is important and you have to try and win every game.

We feel good though we just have to translate that on to the pitch now.

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