Bayer Leverkusen’s new coach, Xabi Alonso, will take office until 30 June 2024. Gerardo SeoanThe German club terminated the contract binding the parties.

“Bayer 04 ends relationship with Leverkusen” Gerardo Seoan. In the statement made by the German club, Xabi Alonso will take over the reins of the team, which has a contract until 30 June 2024.

The 40-year-old Xabi Alonso managed Real Sociedad B (2020-21) in the Spanish Second B as a coach, after a successful stage at Real Sociedad, Liverpool and Real Madrid among others. His trusted assistant, Sebas Parrilla, goes with him to Germany.

In the Bundesliga at the relegation places (penultimate matches), they were eliminated in the first change of the Cup to Third Division Elversberg (4-3), and lost to Porto on the final day of the Champions League (2-0), which put them third. Collecting three points in three days, Leverkusen is betting on Alonso to reverse the difficult situation.