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Xabi Alonso to stay on as Bayer Leverkusen coach

On Friday, Xabi Alonso put an end to speculation that he would return to one of his former clubs, Liverpool or Bayern Munich, by confirming that he will continue as manager of Bayer Leverkusen.

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Published March 29,2024

Xabi Alonso will remain manager of Bayer Leverkusen, the Spaniard announced on Friday, ending speculation that he would join one of his former clubs Liverpool or Bayern Munich.

"Last week I had a meeting (with club officials) and informed them of the decision to continue being coach of Bayer Leverkusen... I feel this is the right place to be for me as a young coach," Alonso told reporters.