No changes in the team…Bayer Leverkusen sporting director denies Xabi Alonso’s departure

No changes in the team...Bayer Leverkusen sporting director denies Xabi Alonso's departure Transfers

With the retirement of Jurgen Klopp, the search for his successor is heating up. Xabi Alonso, who played at Anfield as a player, is the leading candidate, and speculation is rife that he will take over as Liverpool’s leader next season.

However, Liverpool’s list also includes Roberto de Zerbi and Ruben Amorim, in addition to the Spanish conductor. It is said that the final decision will also be discussed with the new sporting director, and it will be some time before any move is made.

In this situation, Bayer Leverkusen sporting director Simon Rolfes, when asked about Alonso’s future, looks ahead to next year and says that the Bundesliga club will stay in the Bundesliga.

“Yes I’m sure. One is contract constellations. The other thing is how comfortable he feels, the family, himself and that he knows what he has in the club. Also that he has a very good team, we will have a very good perspective next year and there is no change in the team.”


Xabi Alonso has continued to build his reputation in European soccer with outstanding results this season, and his departure is a hot topic of conversation surrounding the coach, with reports that Barcelona and Bayern Munich, in addition to Liverpool, are also following his movements.

If the reports are true, it seems unlikely that he will leave Germany this summer, but his statements are often contradicted. What kind of career will the young coach, who has the potential to become a great manager?