Xabi Alonso advised to wait for only one club

While he figures out his next step on the career ladder, Xabi Alonso is entangled in a power struggle between Liverpool and Bayern Munich.

After the season ends, Klopp will leave Liverpool. Thus, Alonso is now widely considered the favorite to replace him as manager at Anfield.

Speculation has circulated that the 42-year-old will return to Liverpool this summer to take Jurgen Klopp’s position as manager at Anfield. But he is already attracting interest from other elite European teams thanks to his stellar time at Bayer Leverkusen.

Not only Liverpool but Bayern Munich are also interested in the Spaniard who looks likely to lead Leverkusen to the Bundesliga title. In June, Thomas Tuchel will leave Munich and the Bavarian giants’ quest for a new manager will begin.

Either side would have to pay a hefty sum to unseat him from his existing contract at the BayArena, which is valid until 2026.

What did ex-Leverkusen director tell Alonso?

Alonso might end up staying there at Leverkusen, despite the fact that he is much sought after. According to Reiner Calmund, a former managing director of Bayer Leverkusen, Alonso should remain in Germany despite offers from other teams. Additionally, he believes that Alonso would be better off waiting for Real Madrid to come calling.

“I don’t think Alonso will do it [move to Liverpool]. Of course, it’s a good option. Alonso won the Champions League with Liverpool and clinched the league title three times with Bayern. Undoubtedly, they are extremely appealing clubs. We also have to wait and see what happens at Real and whether Ancelotti leaves earlier”, he told Sport1.

“If I were his agent, I would not advise him to join Liverpool as Klopp’s successor. I would recommend that he stay at Leverkusen for another year or two and then, perhaps, replace Ancelotti.”

“There is a lot of writing going on,” Calmund added, further confirming that Alonso will remain at Leverkusen for the next…


Source link : https://worldsoccertalk.com/news/reject-liverpool-xabi-alonso-advised-to-wait-for-only-one-club

Author : Martina Alcheva

Publish date : 2024-03-09 21:23:38

Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .