Xabi Alonso

Alonso feels pride and pain after 'Neverlusen' finally lose

Thu, 23 May 2024 - 08:23 GMT

Bayer Leverkusen coach Xabi Alonso said his side will over time look back with pride on their European record unbeaten run but must use the pain of Wednesday's Europa League final defeat to spur them on for another final in three days time.

Leverkusen deserve all the titles they can win, says Alonso

Fri, 10 May 2024 - 10:34 GMT

Bayer Leverkusen coach Xabi Alonso says his team deserve all three titles available to them this season after they qualified for the Europa League final by overcoming AS Roma on Thursday.

Leverkusen haven't forgotten last season's Europa League heartbreak against Roma, says Alonso

Thu, 09 May 2024 - 05:41 GMT

Bayer Leverkusen will use last campaign's Europa League loss against AS Roma as motivation when they host the Serie A side once again in the second leg of the semi-finals on Thursday, manager Xabi Alonso said on Wednesday.

Leverkusen brace for biggest day with first Bundesliga title within reach

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 - 02:30 GMT

Bayer Leverkusen are preparing for their biggest league game in decades on Sunday, when a home win over Werder Bremen would bring Xabi Alonso's unbeaten side their first Bundesliga title.

Alonso not worried about Leverkusen's unbeaten run coming to an end

Fri, 08 Mar 2024 - 11:57 GMT

Bayer Leverkusen were minutes away from seeing their unbeaten season come to an end on Thursday but coach Xabi Alonso said the thought of losing holds no fear for him and he is more concerned with how his team reacts when defeat finally comes their way.

Alonso focused on Leverkusen despite job speculation

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 - 03:02 GMT

Bayer Leverkusen coach Xabi Alonso would not be drawn on reports linking him with a potential move to the Premier League or Bundesliga rivals Bayern Munich, saying on Thursday he had nothing new to add.

Leverkusen extend deal with coach Xabi Alonso to 2026

Sat, 05 Aug 2023 - 09:36 GMT

The Spaniard who took over the then struggling club in October last year, led Leverkusen to a sixth place finish and a Europa League semi-final spot last season.

Spain's prosecutor seeks 5-year sentence for Xabi Alonso over tax fraud

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 - 02:45 GMT

The prosecutor said in a statement Alonso is accused of defrauding the Spanish state of some 2 million euros between 2010 and 2012.

Liverpool’s, Bayern Munich’s legends come together in charity match

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 - 10:45 GMT

Liverpool FC will be facing Bayern Munich in a charity match on Saturday at 5 p.m. in Anfield stadium, Liverpool, England.

Xabi Alonso wants to be a coach

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 08:11 GMT

Xabi Alonso announced on Instagram that he has decided to continue his professional career as a coach.