According to Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo , Red Bull eas set to replace Pierre Gasly by mid-season with Fernando Alonso, who allegedly rejected the offer.

There have been many rumors lately about Fernando Alonso’s possible return to Formula One, but now oil has been added by the Spanish media claiming that the two-time world champion was Red Bull’s first choice for Max Verstappen’s teammate.

Pierre Gasly replaced Daniel Ricciardo in the Red Bulls first season this season, but the Frenchman did not find himself in the first half of the season and was no match for teammate Max Verstappen.

The Red Bull team has made the decision to replace Alexander Albon at the next race at Spa Francorchamps, while Gasly returns to Toro Rosso to join Daniel Kvyat.

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