Xabi Alonso Alternative: Four Candidates Available for Liverpool as Bayern Munich Decision Made

Newsnow Liverpool brings you the latest Liverpool news as Xabi Alonso is being linked Bayern Munich after Thomas Tuchel announcement.

In January, Klopp declared his intention to step down as Liverpool’s manager at the end of the season. Having led the team since 2015, Klopp’s departure marks the beginning of a new chapter for the club.

Among the frontrunners to succeed Klopp is Xabi Alonso, the former Liverpool midfielder currently managing Bayer Leverkusen. Leverkusen, under Alonso’s guidance, dominate the Bundesliga, leading by eight points.

However, Bayern Munich’s latest announcement of Thomas Tuchel’s departure complicates matters. Tuchel, Bayern’s current manager, will be leaving at the season’s end. Reports suggest that Alonso is Bayern’s top candidate to succeed Tuchel, potentially leading to a tussle between Liverpool and Bayern for Alonso’s services as Klopp’s successor.

Alonso isn’t the only candidate purportedly being considered to succeed Klopp. Keeping this in view, Newsnow Liverpool examines alternatives the Reds might consider should they fail to appoint Alonso.

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Ruben Amorim

Sporting CP head coach Ruben Amorim emerges as the second favourite to potentially succeed Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool.

Amorim assumed the helm at Sporting in 2020, clinching the Primeira Liga title during his inaugural full season.

Sporting currently share the top spot in the standings with Benfica, fueling speculation about Amorim’s suitability for the managerial position at Liverpool.

Roberto De Zerbi

Brighton manager Roberto De Zerbi has emerged as a potential contender to take over from Klopp at Anfield.

De Zerbi assumed his role at Brighton in September 2022 after Graham Potter’s departure to Chelsea.

Under De Zerbi’s guidance, Brighton secured qualification for the Europa League, showcasing an exhilarating style of football that has attracted interest from various managerial positions in both the Premier League and Europe.

Ange Postecoglou

Tottenham Hotspur manager Ange Postecoglou has emerged as a contender to potentially replace Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool, according to bookmakers.

Postecoglou is currently in his first season with Spurs, having departed Celtic last summer to assume the managerial role in North London.

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His notable influence at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium has garnered him widespread praise and speculation regarding a potential move to Anfield.

Julian Nagelsmann

Germany head coach Julian Nagelsmann is being considered as a potential contender for the Liverpool managerial position, as indicated by betting agencies.

Nagelsmann is currently focused on preparing the German national team for the upcoming European Championships, with his contract slated to conclude thereafter.

Although not prominently featured among the frontrunners for the Liverpool role, Nagelsmann’s potential availability may influence the club’s decision-making process in the upcoming transfer window.

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