Liverpool to snub Xabi Alonso and make 'surprise' managerial appointment - after significant change at Anfield: report

Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso looks on ahead of Bayer Leverkusen's Europa League clash against Qarabag in March 2024.
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Liverpool could make a shock managerial appointment in the coming months that doesn't involve Xabi Alonso, due to a new development at Anfield in recent weeks. 

Xabi Alonso has been heavily linked to replace Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool since the German manager announced his decision to leave the club in January, and a move has seemed nailed on for the last month or so now. 

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Ryan Dabbs
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Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.