Real Madrid have reportedly decided on their former midfielder Xabi Alonso as manager Carlo Ancelotti’s replacement next summer.
The Los Blancos are already planning for the future, with Ancelotti in his final 12 months at the club.
As per a report in BILD, Alonso will be returning to Real Madrid at the end of the 2023/2024 season.
This time, Alonso will take over as the manager at Madrid, where he played 236 matches in the midfield.
The Spaniard started his coaching career as a Real Madrid youth coach in 2018 before moving to Real Sociedad B in July 2019.
The former Liverpool midfielder took over at Bayer Leverkusen in October 2022 and has won 17 of the 37 matches at the Bundesliga club in all competitions.