No more Xabi Alonso, the Bundesliga coach FC Barcelona are now targeting

FC Barcelona have now added a new manager they want to appoint while Alonso could be out.

By Emmanuel Mendez

The chase for Xabi Alonso might have ended for FC Barcelona as they seek for another option.
The chase for Xabi Alonso might have ended for FC Barcelona as they seek for another option.
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Xabi Alonso is one of the best managers in the world right now. It is no surprise some of the biggest clubs in Europe are after him and want to appoint the Spanish manager this summer. After Bayer Leverkusen defeated Bayern Munich 3-0 in the Bundesliga this past weekend, the club's interest kept growing. One of the clubs that are interested is FC Barcelona.

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Sport reported that FC Barcelona was willing to appoint Alonso despite playing for Real Madrid in the past. The Catalan club admires his style & plans to make moves to sign him quickly. Barça knows that signing him would be a big blow for Real Madrid. His father, Periko Alonso, played for Barça. Despite this interest, Liverpool remains the heavy favorite for his services. The Mirror reports that Xabi Alonso has emerged as a top target for Liverpool when Jurgen Klopp leaves at the end of the season, with Liverpool scouts attending Bayer Leverkusen's weekend thrashing of Bayern Munich.

Bayern Munich has also shown interest in appointing Alonso this summer. Alonso has played for Bayern Munich, which could be a way to convince the Spanish manager to join the German giants. The pressure increases for Bayern Munich's manager, Thomas Tuchel, as he remains second in the Bundesliga table, five points away from Bayer Leverkusen. Thomas Tuchel could find a new club if he were to get sacked as a new club is interested in him.

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FC Barcelona are now interested in appointing Thomas Tuchel this summer

Sport reports that Thomas Tuchel is another option to replace Xavi. A few weeks ago, Tuchel's possibility seemed almost impossible for Barça. However, now there is a sense that there might be a way to pursue this option. He has always been tempted to coach in the Spanish league. If Barcelona presents a compelling top-level project, Tuchel will likely consider it seriously.

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