Jürgen Klopp will step down as Liverpool manager at the end of the season. It is a ‘shocking news’, but the ‘new face’ is immediately curious about the successor.
Global media outlet ‘ESPN’ mentioned that the head of German Bundesliga side Bayer 04 Leverkusen was one of the candidates to succeed Klopp as Liverpool manager on the 27th (KST).
However, according to the ‘Liverpool Echo’ on the same day, “Alonso is happy at Leverkusen”.
Leverkusen are top of the Bundesliga this season with a one-point advantage over Bayern Munich, who are looking to win their 12th consecutive league title, in second place.
Alonso made his debut for Real Sociedad in 1999 before moving to Liverpool in 2004. 온라인카지노 He won four trophies with the Reds, including a UEFA Champions League title (2004-2005).
Alonso later moved to Real Madrid in 2009 and retired from Bayern Munich in 2017.
After retiring, Alonso began his coaching career with Real Sociedad’s B team before taking over at Leverkusen in 2022. After finishing sixth in the league last season, Alonso led Leverkusen to become the only unbeaten team in Europe’s top five leagues in the 20223-2024 season.
“I’m in a good place now,” Alonso said, according to the Liverpool Echo.
“The news about Klopp was a surprise. I have a lot of respect for him and I admire what he’s done, what he’s achieved,” Alonso said of the rumored successor, “I’m having a really good time here (at Leverkusen). I enjoy what I do here and it challenges me. We are on an intense and beautiful journey at Leverkusen.”
Finally, Alonso said: “To be honest, it’s not the time to talk about the next step. I want to think about where I am, and all I can say is that now is the right time for this team to succeed. I don’t know what will happen in the future. I don’t want to think about it too much right now,” he added.
Earlier that same day, English Premier League side Liverpool confirmed on their official website that “Jurgen Klopp has announced that he will leave the club at the end of the 2023-2024 season”.
Klopp began his coaching career in 2001 after finishing his playing career at FSV Mainz 05, where he immediately took over as manager. He then took charge of Borussia Dortmund in 2008, leading them to two Bundesliga titles and a UEFA Champions League runner-up finish.
Klopp then joined Liverpool in 2015 and has been in charge of the club ever since. After 21 league games this season, 바카라사이트 추천 Liverpool is sitting atop the table with 48 points. They are five points behind second-place Manchester City.