Bayern Munich compete with Liverpool for unthinkable Thomas Tuchel upgrade

Bayern Munich are no strangers to competing with Liverpool, but they are now battling them for a club legend who represents a Bundesliga rival.
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Bayern Munich are not having the best time this season as more and more fans are growing uncomfortable with Thomas Tuchel as the head coach. Therefore, it's no surprise that the board are on their last straw too, which could ultimately result in the club competing with Liverpool for a new manager.

This is because Liverpool are also on the lookout for a new manager and with the managerial market dry at the best of times, both teams need to act quick if they want to secure the best possible manager.

As far as Bayern Munich are concerned, the best possible manager is the only person who is beating Thomas Tuchel at the moment. That's right, they want Xabi Alonso from Bayer Leverkusen.

Bayern Munich compete with Liverpool for unthinkable Thomas Tuchel upgrade

According to a report from The Times, Bayern Munich are beginning to lose their patience with Thomas Tuchel and if they look to bring in a new manager, then they will compete with Liverpool for Xabi Alonso. This story is interesting from an array different angles.

During his incredible playing career, Xabi Alonso represented both Liverpool and Bayern Munich. Admittedly, he is more known for his time with Liverpool but the Bavarian giants did get a great spell out of the Spaniard towards the end of his career.

Of course, Xabi Alonso is the manager of Bayer Leverkusen and he is doing incredible things. Leverkusen look like the best team in Germany right now and it is shown from their incredible standing of 1st in the Bundesliga table.

Therefore, could Bayern Munich do the unthinkable by bringing back a club legend, luring him from his current exciting job at Bayer Leverkusen? Only time will tell but we can say one thing for sure - This is certainly an interesting story to follow along.

Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho has offered himself to Bayern Munich. The legendary manager who actually coached Xabi Alonso as a player at Real Madrid would be another incredible Thomas Tuchel upgrade. While both managers have their pros and cons, it is exciting from a Bayern Munich perspective that there are options.

If Thomas Tuchel has a strong end to the season and wins the Bundesliga title, then we may not have this conversation come the end of the season. However, as things stand, he is walking on a tightrope.


Where do you think Xabi Alonso will manage next season?