Xabi Alonso has emerged as Liverpool’s top target to replace Jurgen Klopp as the club’s hunt for a new manager is underway. Klopp announced his departure from Liverpool at the end of the season, prompting the search for his successor. Alonso, currently managing Bayer Leverkusen, has garnered the attention of Liverpool, who have reportedly contacted him regarding a potential return to the club.
Despite Liverpool’s interest, Alonso has expressed his happiness and commitment to Bayer Leverkusen, where he is leading the team in their pursuit of winning the Bundesliga title. He emphasized his focus on his current role and his dedication to the club, indicating that he is content with the progress and challenges at Leverkusen. Alonso’s managerial journey began at Real Sociedad B before he took on the role at Leverkusen.
Since joining Leverkusen, he has achieved notable success, including leading the team to an unbeaten streak of 30 matches in all competitions and securing a place in the Europa League’s last 16. While there is speculation about Alonso’s potential return to Liverpool, he remains steadfast in his commitment to Leverkusen and is focused on the challenges ahead with his current team.