Browsing: Xabi Alonso

Bayer Leverkusen manager Xabi Alonso has provided special praise for Nathan Tella for the Nigerian international’s invaluable contribution to their Bundesliga title run-in. The former Spain midfielder singled out the 24-year-old for praise after his imperial display in their 1-0 win at Union Berlin on Saturday, a result that leaves them just a win away […]

Florian Wirtz scored goals in each half as Bayer Leverkusen thrashed Fortuna Duesseldorf 4-0 at home on Wednesday to reach the German Cup final for the fifth time. Leverkusen have a reputation for getting last-minute wins this season but were in total control from start to finish against their second-division opponents. Jeremie Frimpong opened […]

Bayer Leverkusen coach, Xabi Alonso, mentioned on Friday that Nigerian forward, Victor Boniface, was close to returning to play and might be back in March. Boniface got injured in his thigh muscles while getting ready for the Africa Cup of Nations with Nigeria in January and hasn't played since. Initially expected to come back in April, Alonso […]