Bayern has started talks with Alonso

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Xabi Alonso

Xabi Alonso is the favorite candidate to replace Thomas Tuchel as Bayern coach in the summer. According to Sky Sports Germany, initial talks have already taken place. According to the powerful medium, there are positive signals.

Alonso is leading Bayer Leverkusen to the championship title. Leverkusen are ending Bayern's dominance in the Bundesliga, but could be without the architect of their success.

Bayern's current coach, Thomas Tuchel, has already announced that he will leave at the end of the season.

Alonso has a contract with Leverkusen and his commitment could cost Bayern between 15 and 25 million euros, depending on how successful Bayer Leverkusen is.

Alonso hasn't actually decided whether to join Bayern yet, but according to Sky, a move is a possibility.