Xabi Alonso


Xabi Alonso stays at Sociedad, ending talk of Gladbach move

MADRID (AP) — Former Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso has signed a contract extension as coach of Real Sociedad’s reserve team, putting an end to speculation that he could be taking over Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach. Sociedad announced on Friday that Alonso agreed to stay in charge of its second team...

Xabi Alonso renews at Real Sociedad despite speculation over ‘Gladbach manager role

Xabi Alonso has signed a new contract to remain head coach of the Real Sociedad B team, despite speculation linking him with a first senior manager role.The former Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich man took over two years ago at La Real’s second string - where his playing career started - and had been reported in the German media to be the choice of Borussia Monchengladbach to replace Marco Rose, who is heading to Borussia Dortmund at the end of the season.However, a strong season with the B team has convinced Alonso to sign a new one-year deal to...

Xabi Alonso set to take over at Gladbach - Bild

(Reuters) - Borussia Moenchengladbach have agreed to hire former Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso as their manager for next season, German newspaper Bild reported on Monday without identifying its sources. Alonso, who won the World Cup and two European Championship titles and was a Champions League winner at Liverpool and Real...

Media: Xabi Alonso to take over at Borussia Mönchengladbach

MÖNCHENGLADBACH, Germany (AP) — German media reports say former Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso will take over as coach at Borussia Mönchengladbach next season. The tabloid Bild and its sister magazine Sport Bild first reported Monday that the 39-year-old Alonso, who had a distinguished playing career with Real Sociedad, Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, has agreed to replace current Gladbach coach Marco Rose, who is joining Borussia Dortmund next season.