Xabi Alonso refuses to rule out succeeding Jurgen Klopp as next Liverpool manager

Prospective Liverpool head coach Xabi Alonso looks on from the bench during the Bundesliga match between Bayer Leverkusen and Schalke 04 on 8 October, 2022 at the BayArena, Leverkusen, Germany
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 Xabi Alonso has refused to rule himself out of the running to succeed Jurgen Klopp as Liverpool manager – but insists that his focus for the time being is on guiding to Bayer Leverkusen to Bundesliga glory one game at a time.

The former Reds midfielder has his side locked in a two-horse race with another of his one-time clubs, Bayern Munich, for the German title. Undefeated Leverkusen currently holding a four-point lead and hoping to close in on their first-ever top-flight title.

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