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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 14, 2017: Former Liverpool player Xabi Alonso arrives at Anfield ahead of the FA Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Xabi Alonso set for first senior management job in Bundesliga

Steven Gerrard says it “would have been a pleasure” to play with Thiago

Xabi Alonso in running for vacant assistant manager position at Man City

Michael Owen, Xabi Alonso and their contrasting legacies at Liverpool

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - WEDNESDAY, MAY 25th, 2005: Liverpool's Xabi Alonso celebrates winning European Cup after beating AC Milan on penalties during the UEFA Champions League Final at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Xabi Alonso on Liverpool’s Champions League run & excitement for the final

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 25, 2017: Liverpool's Jamie Carragher and Steven Gerrard during a Legends friendly match against Real Madrid at Anfield. (Pic by Lexie Lin/Propaganda)

Liverpool confirm 21-man squad for Legends clash with Bayern Munich

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 29, 2015: Luis Suarez and Fernando Torres warm up prior to the Liverpool All Star Charity match at Anfield. (Pic by Richard Martin-Roberts/Propaganda)

Liverpool’s 10 most significant signings of the Premier League era

Liverpool, England - Saturday, September 1, 2007: Liverpool's Xabi Alonso celebrates scoring the fourth goal against Derby County during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Xabi Alonso: An ode to the midfield conductor

Video: Xabi Alonso looks back on “unbelievable” career at Liverpool FC

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - WEDNESDAY, MAY 25th, 2005: Liverpool's Steven Gerrard celebrates with Xabi Alonso after beating AC Milan on penalties during the UEFA Champions League Final at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool legend Xabi Alonso announces retirement from football

MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND - Saturday, February 28, 2009: Liverpool's Ryan Babel in action against Middlesbrough during the Premiership match at the Riverside Stadium. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Last time at Middlesbrough (2009): Xabi Alonso own goal sets Reds on way to defeat

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - WEDNESDAY AUGUST 25th 2004: Liverpool's new Spanish signing Xabi Alonso at a press conference at Anfield. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“He has embraced the culture of Liverpool” – Xabi Alonso on Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool, England - Saturday, January 6, 2007: Liverpool's Xabi Alonso in action against Arsenal during the FA Cup 3rd Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool shouldn’t pursue a return for Xabi Alonso

Six years after leaving Anfield for Real Madrid, Xabi Alonso has been linked with an emotional return to Liverpool.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - WEDNESDAY AUGUST 25th 2004: Liverpool's new Spanish signing Xabi Alonso at a press conference at Anfield. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Xabi Alonso returning would be a positive move for Liverpool

Xabi Alonso has been linked with an emotional return to Liverpool in January.

LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, October 26, 2008: Liverpool's players Dirk Kuyt, Albert Riera and Robbie Keane celebrates the opening goal against Chelsea scored by Xabi Alonso (hidden) during the Premiership match at Stamford Bridge. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Chelsea v Liverpool: Reds 5 best league wins at Stamford Bridge

Ahead of Liverpool’s trip to Chelsea, we select the Reds’ five best ever wins at Stamford Bridge.