Jamie Carragher identifies ‘brightest younger supervisor’ he desires to exchange Klopp
Jamie Carragher reckons Xabi Alonso, the present boss of Bayer Leverkusen, would be the subsequent gaffer at Liverpool.
The ex-Reds participant has been tipped for the Anfield scorching seat since Jurgen Klopp introduced he’ll step down after the 2023/24 season. Alonso’s been incomes rave evaluations in Germany, along with his group unbeaten and on observe to win their first Bundesliga title.
Speaking on Sky Sports’ Monday Night Football, Carragher mentioned he sees Alonso as the right match to exchange Klopp. He famous that Leverkusen’s type is extra like Man City than Liverpool, saying (through the Mirror): “Liverpool are a more direct team, they go faster, they use counter-attacks more.”
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Carragher then predicted: “But if Xabi Alonso was to become the Liverpool manager, which I think he will, I actually feel Liverpool have been quite fortunate that Jurgen Klopp has left at this time, is moving on, and the time for Xabi Alonso to step in is pretty perfect with the job that he’s doing.”
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Former Liverpool captain Carragher believes Alonso may merge his type with Klopp’s if he have been to take over at Anfield. “He has to have his own philosophy and put his imprint on the team,” mentioned Carragher.
“But this team is so used to playing in a certain way under Klopp, and also the fact that Anfield, the crowd, the energy – Alonso knows that. So I actually think you’d see a merger of the two styles if he was to get the job.
Carragher added: “But I’ve little question that proper now, he is the brightest younger factor on the market now as a supervisor.”
Alonso, who performed alongside Carragher for 5 years and was a part of the Champions League-winning group in 2005, is tipped as a possible successor to Klopp.
The present Liverpool boss will step down after greater than eight years in cost this summer time.