Liverpool in huge blow, as Xabi Alonso has 'given his word' to Bayern Munich: report

Liverpool target Coach Xabi Alonso of Bayer Leverkusen before the Bundesliga match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern München at BayArena on February 10, 2024 in Leverkusen, Germany. (Photo by Stefan Matzke - sampics/Corbis via Getty Images)
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Liverpool legend Xabi Alonso is set to pick Bayern Munich over the Merseysiders, in a huge blow to the Premier League giants.

Alonso played at Anfield for five years and is widely thought to be the first-choice option to succeed Jurgen Klopp in the dugout, when the German steps aside after nine years in the role this summer. The Spaniard is currently top of the Bundesliga, with Bayern Munich in second. 

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