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Xabi Alonso puts Monchengladbach speculation to an end

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Xabi Alonso has taken a major decision with Real Sociedad, putting an end to speculation linking him to Borrusia Monchengladbach.

Xabi Alonso has extended his contract as Real Sociedad B manager until 2022. This puts an end to speculation that he will take over as Borussia Monchengladbach’s new coach.

The ex-Liverpool and Real Madrid midfielder was earlier this week strongly linked with taking over from manager Marco Rose at the Bundesliga club following the end of this season. With Marco Rose set to leave this summer, news making the rounds was that the Spaniard would be appointed head coach of the German side.

However, it appears any of those reports turned out to be completely false.

Alonso has now signed a new deal at his boyhood club to stay in charge of the B team until June 2022.

The club made the announcement via a brief statement on their social media channel.

Alonso’s stock is currently high, having guided the B team to the top of the Spanish third division.

He has been linked with a top European job and some believe he could go on to manage former side Liverpool at some point in the future.