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Xabi Alonso snubs ‘Miracle of Istanbul’ when picking greatest career game

Former Liverpool midfield star Xabi Alonso has snubbed the famous ‘Miracle of Istanbul’ Champions League final in 2005 when picking the greatest game of his career. Alonso, instead, chose another Champions League game from 2009, when the Reds faced off against Chelsea in the quarter-final second leg. The game finished with a thrilling 4-4 scoreline on the night, with Alonso getting on the scoresheet as well.

Xabi Alonso snubs Gladbach, what could it mean for Celtic target Jesse Marsch

Xabi Alonso has committed his future to Real Sociedad, just days after he was linked with a move to Borussia Monchengladbach to become the next manager of the Bundesliga team. This news will be a blow to Celtic, who reportedly have Jesse Marsch on their shortlist for the next manager. According to The Daily Mail, Marsch is on the Celtic board’s wishlist but this news will mean that Marsch will remain as one of the favourites to replace Marco Rose.
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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...
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Xabi Alonso explains Gladbach u-turn as he signs new Real Sociedad contract

Xabi Alonso says he wants to “continue growing in the project” after signing a new deal to continue as coach of Real Sociedad’s reserve side, scotching rumours he was on the brink of being appointed boss of Borussia Monchengladbach. Reports earlier this week suggested the former Liverpool, Real Madrid and...
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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 signs new deal to stay at Real Sociedad amid Germany links

Real Sociedad have poured further cold water on reports that B-team manager Xabi Alonso will leave the club by announcing a new contract for the Spaniard which runs until 2022. Alonso had been heavily linked with a move to Borussia Monchengladbach, who reportedly wanted to bring him back to the...