Qatar option for Alfonso
By Francisco Acedo
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Real Betis striker Alfonso is contemplating continuing his career in Qatar.Real Betis striker Alfonso is contemplating continuing his career in the cash-rich Qatar league.
The 32-year-old has been told he will not be handed a new deal with Betis and with few other options open to him in Spain, is considering an offer to play in Qatar.
Alfonso has been plagued with injuries over the past 12 months, with a knee problem even rumoured to be set to end his career.
The forward is keen to play on for at least one more season and has an offer on the table from Qatar.
Former Spain internationals Fernando Hierro and Josep Guardiola have experienced life in the Middle East and have extolled the virtues of playing in Qatar to Alfonso.
The former Real Madrid man is set to hold talks with the Qatar Federation in the next few days in order to gauge their plans for next season.