Bayern Munich give up on Xabi Alonso pursuit and prepare next managerial move: report

Head coach Xabi Alonso of Bayer 04 Leverkusen looks on ahead of the Bundesliga match between 1. FC Köln and Bayer 04 Leverkusen at RheinEnergieStadion on March 3, 2024 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Ralf Ibing - firo sportphoto/Getty Images)
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Bayern Munich are set to give up on their pursuit of Xabi Alonso as their next manager, with the hierarchy's attention now turned elsewhere in Europe. 

Thomas Tuchel is set to depart at the end of the season, with it looking increasingly likely that Bayern will finish the campaign without a trophy. With Bayer Leverkusen now 11 points clear in the Bundesliga, Xabi Alonso had put himself at the top of their shortlist to replace Tuchel.

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