Liverpool to find new manager continues as Alonso refused to join

Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool were hoping to bring Bayer Leverkusen manager Xabi Alonso to Anfield this summer,

But Fabrizio Romano has confirmed he won’t be leaving.

Liverpool hopes of bringing in Xabi Alonso to replace Jurgen Klopp have been dashed. Alonso is staying at Bayer Leverkusen after an impressive season. The spanish manager’s decision to stay has been confirmed by journalist Fabrizio Romano.

Liverpool were hoping to bring Bayer Leverkusen manager Xabi Alonso to Anfield to replace the outgoing Jurgen Klopp this summer,

But Fabrizio Romano has now confirmed that he will be staying with the Bundesliga club.

The Reds outlined Alonso as one of their key targets in their hunt for a new manager after an impressive season with Leverkusen. The German side are flying high at the top of the Bundesliga with a 10-point lead over Bayern Munich. The Merseyside club will now be force to go back to the drawing board,

With the Spanish manager going nowhere ahead of the 2024/2025 campaign.

Alonso not interested to join Liverpool

Italian journalist Romano has now confirmed that Alonso is set to stay at Bayer Leverkusen this summer with an official announcement to come. The 42-year-old will be staying for another season at least, with a release clause becoming active in 2025.

Liverpool and Bayern Munich, who were both pushing to secure his signature, have been inform of his decision to stay put. The former Liverpool midfielder clearly wants to continue the project he’s building with Leverkusen.

And it’s no surprise, with the German club still competing in three competitions, with the Bundesliga title theirs to lose this season.

Romano later added that Alonso is involve with planning new signings for Leverkusen for the summer transfer window

And alongside Liverpool and Bayern, Real Madrid will also keep monitoring their former midfielder for the future.

Liverpool still have plenty of time to find an alternative to Alonso, and the backroom team will already have a lengthy shortlist of managers in case this situation happened.

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