Asked if Ferrari would factor into his reckoning, Alonso told Autosprint: ''Today I say yes, because for the last five seasons they have always produced the most competitive car.''
Fernando, whose career is overseen by Renault boss Flavio Briatore, was quoted by the Italian magazine as saying that 'every driver' wants to hold the quickest car's wheel. He commented: ''But it's just a matter of time –- now, every driver would like to race in a Renault or a McLaren, because they are winning. I will analyze all available options.''
Alonso, though, recoiled at the prospect of Ferrari's 'number one' and 'number two' policy, expressing a preference for teammate equality.
He said: ''It gives good competition inside the team and increases each driver's motivation. I don't expect any gifts from my teammate, and it's fine this way.''