If Fernando Alonso is available, it would be "logical" for the famous Italian team Ferrari to sign him as soon as possible.

If Fernando Alonso is available, it would be "logical" for the famous Italian team Ferrari to sign him as soon as possible.

That is the claim of Willi Weber, who as Michael Schumacher's manager oversaw the now retired seven time world champion's ultra-successful eleven year tenure at Maranello.

The 67-year-old, who now handles the burgeoning career of Williams test driver Nico Hulkenberg, was speaking to Germany's Sport Bild magazine amid persistent and ever-intensifying rumours that Spaniard Alonso is set to switch to Ferrari despite the 2010 contracts in the possession of the team's existing drivers.

"I don't know it for sure, but it would be the logical change for both sides," Weber said.

"Fernando Alonso is the best driver in the world currently. If I had any input with Ferrari I would put him under contract immediately, and I suspect they see it exactly the same way," the German added.

 

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