Liverpool in talks with Xabi Alonso, with deal offered: report

Liverpool old boy Xabi Alonso, Head Coach of Bayer Leverkusen, applauds the fans following the team's victory during UEFA Europa League 2023/24 group stage match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and BK Häcken at BayArena on September 21, 2023 in Leverkusen, Germany.
(Image credit: Lukas Schulze/Getty Images)

Liverpool have reportedly offered Xabi Alonso a three-year deal as they step up efforts to land their number one managerial target. 

The former Reds midfielder has been at the top of the club’s shortlist of potential replacements for the outgoing Jurgen Klopp ever since the German confirmed he would be stepping down at Anfield at the end of the season. 

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