Jones reveals who LFC ‘will have a close eye on’ as potential Klopp heir

Neil Jones claims Liverpool are ‘on the lookout’ for Xabi Alonso’s progress as manager as the club begins looking to replace Jürgen Klopp.

The German tactician has a three-season full contract at Anfield and is likely to sign a deal at Merseyside, but it remains to be seen who will replace him in 2026. .

Alonso was appointed Bayer Leverkusen manager last October and the German side are currently ninth in the Bundesliga, 10 points clear of Champions League qualification.

Writing for the goal (via catchoffside), Jones said: [Alonso] progress. Of course, Jurgen Klopp is still under contract until 2026, but Steven Gerrard’s struggles at Aston Villa mean his presumed successor is not clear. Alonso is still fondly remembered by Reds fans, who have nothing but good memories of his five years at Merseyside. ”

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Of course, there’s no rush to find a suitable candidate to replace the former Borussia Dortmund boss, but finding someone to take over where Klopp left off won’t be easy.

Despite going through very difficult times at the moment, the 55-year-old has returned to his glory days at the club and will certainly taste success again soon.

Many supporters initially thought it was obvious that Steven Gerrard would be in Klopp’s place at Anfield, but that seems unlikely after Scauser struggled to impress at Aston Villa. became.

Alonso, on the other hand, is a huge fan favorite at Liverpool and could very well be the successor to Normal One if he finds success in Germany.

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