Xabi Alonso ‘contract clause’ explained after claims he could join Liverpool

It was reported last month that there were provisions in place which would allow the Bayer Leverkusen boss to move to Liverpool, Real Madrid or Bayern Munich should an approach be made.

Sport BILD indicated that the ex-midfielders two-year extension with the Bundesliga side enables him to switch to three of his former clubs, but the latest suggestions are that this is not the case.

Sports writer Ben Jacobs has tweeted that Leverkusen CEO Fernando Carro denies reports of such a clause in Alonsos deal, but that the club wouldnt stand in his way should the right opportunity present itself.

?? Asked Leverkusen CEO Fernando Carro whether Xabi Alonso has a clause allowing him to join Liverpool, Real or Bayern. “No, but you don’t need a clause. We have a very, very good relationship with Xabi and he knows we are a serious club. And at the end of the day, we’re not pic.twitter.com/DWb7wZ29Cx

Ben Jacobs (@JacobsBen) November 16, 2023