Liverpool reportedly contacted Xabi Alonso to succeed Jurgen Klopp next season

After a terrible last season, Liverpool was expected to bounce back as promised by the manager and the team has done that in an extremely fashionable style, with them sitting at the top of the Premier League and looking to win the Premier League after some years.

Although this situation is a time of fun and pleasure for the Liverpool fan base, the fans are not excited, especially after their recent loss to Arsenal, because their current manager, Jurgen Klopp, has announced his resignation from the managerial post at the end of the season. Still uncertain over who could be the man to take over the next season, the Liverpool management tried to find a solution in Xabi Alonso who looks to be the market trend right now.

Xabi Alonso contacted by Liverpool over managerial role

Recent reports have suggested that Liverpool legend and current Bayer Leverkusen manager Xabi Alonso has been identified as the prime prospect to replace Klopp on his resignation and the Spanish coach was approached by the Liverpool administration in recent hours.

The Spanish manager has been doing a wonderful job this season, with his current young team sitting at the top of the Bundesliga, even over Bayern Munich, which is a rare sight nowadays. Under the Spanish tactician, the German side looks set to win the Bundesliga if they can keep on this form and it would make history and break Bayern’s long-continuing Bundesliga title run.

According to reports, the former Real Madrid player, who has recently been eyed by literally every club, has currently expressed his full focus on Bayer Leverkusen and he hopes to first win the Bundesliga title with his team and continue the impressive performances. Any decision regarding the manager’s future will be made at the end of the season, depending on his achievements and his feelings, as reported by Transfer News Live.

Xabi Alonso’s Liverpool career as a player

The former Real Madrid youth and Real Sociedad B coach has played for different massive clubs in his career as a player, including the likes of Real Madrid, Real Sociedad, Bayern Munich, and Liverpool. The defensive midfielder has played a massive 695 matches, scoring 43 and providing 69 goals in his entire career, which is just phenomenal considering his position in the team as DM.

After his impressive performances in the Real Sociedad youth and senior setup, the Spanish Internation was signed for 16 million euros by Liverpool FC, where his career hit the sky, due to which he was later signed by the European giants Real Madrid. At the age of 23, when he started playing for Liverpool’s senior team, the player was a bit nervous but grooved into the team slowly and steadily and came out to become a star of that team.

The defensive midfielder played 210 matches for Liverpool, scoring 18 goals and providing 20 assists but the most surprising fact of his career is that despite tackling so many opponents to win the ball, the player never won a single red card in his Liverpool career, which the DMs nowadays easily concede. It shows the perfection of tackling the legend had during his time at the Reds.

Due to his performances, the player was then approached and signed by an already star-studded side in Real Madrid for whom even playing suggests the pool of talent the player has had during his career. It seems like that kind of form and character have transpired in his team’s players, as they have been playing quality, good-looking football over the current season to finally win the Bundesliga title.

It is interesting to keep an eye out on the Liverpool managerial role opening and which candidate is finally chosen to fill it. Do you think Xabi Alonso is the right man for the job or is he still unproved? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.


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