Xabi Alonso speaks during a talk session


Leverkusen signs a former Real Madrid player for its bench

Published:5/10/2022 - 17:32h

Updated:5/10/2022 - 17:32h

Xabi Alonso will assume the technical direction of Bayer Leverkusen. In this way, he will occupy the position held by Gerardo Soane for the rest of the current season and an additional course.

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The bad moment that crosses the Bayer Leverkusen has caused serious modifications by part of the German team that situates dangerously in the zone of descent of the Bundesliga. Thus, it has decided to cease to the trainer Gerardo Seoane and has arrived to an agreement with Xabi Alonso, that will do his debut like trainer at the head of a team of first division.

In accordance with the newspaper 'Mark', the ex player of teams like the Real Sociedad, the Liverpool, the Real Madrid or the Bayern of Munich has accepted the proposal by part of the club of the aspirins to assume the technical direction until the summer of 2024, the same date stipulated in the case of his predecessor, the one who has not been able to obtain the results expected by the executive train.

Previously, the Leverkusen had evaluated the possibility of fichar to Thomas Tuchel, the one who weeks backwards was destituido of Chelsea. However, the German finished for refusing the offer. Xabi Alonso himself has accepted and is very possible that the announcement take place in the next hours, once that both parts ultimen the details to do effective his contracting.

By his part, the portal 'News of Guipuzkoa' has added that Xabi Alonso will have Sebas Grill like his right hand to assume the reins of the club, that wants to rescue the season and avoid the descent. The newspaper also has indicated that the proposal has been of the like of the champion of the world with 'The Red' in South Africa 2010 in which it will be his first incursion like technician in a League 'top' of the continent.

The crisis of the Leverkusen

At present, the Bayer Leverkusen occupies the box 18 of the classification in the division of honour of the football germano, adding grieve five points, product of a victory, two ties and five defeats along his eight apparitions. After the defeat in Champions in front of the Port wine, the sportive director of the club, Fernando Car, indicated that they require a prompt solution: "I Am a pragmatic person. At the end, they are the results those that explain and need them to very short term".

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