Spaniard Xabi Alonso new coach of Bayer Leverkusen

The former player of Liverpool, Real or Bayern, now coach, Xabi Alonso, becomes the new coach of Bayern Leverkusen. His first position at the head of a first team.

Former Spanish international Xabi Alonso, world champion and two-time European champion, was appointed the new coach of Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday, the Bundesliga club announced in a statement.

The 40-year-old Spaniard, who signed a contract until June 30, 2024, replaces the Swiss Gerardo Seoane, thanked after a disastrous start to the season in the Bundesliga. After eight days, Bayer is penultimate with 5 points and only one victory for five defeats.

Xabi Alonso had coached Real Sociedad B since 2019, a club with which he managed a promotion to the second division during the 2020-2021 season.

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