Julian Nagelsmann says he ‘doesn’t need to go to battle with my employer’ as his hyperlinks with Bayern Munich intensified over the weekend.
Hansi Flick revealed he needs to step down as Bayern boss on the finish of the season.
Following their Bundesliga victory at Wolfsburg on Saturday, he stated: “I advised the workforce at present that I knowledgeable the membership through the week, after the sport in Paris, I wish to terminate my contract on the finish of the season.”
He’s a contender to change into supervisor of the German nationwide workforce, with Joachim Low set to go away after their remaining match of Euro 2020.
Bayern seem to not be solely proud of their supervisor’s feedback on the weekend.
In an official assertion, they stated: “FC Bayern disapproves of the unilateral communication by Hansi Flick and can proceed the talks as agreed after the sport in Mainz.”
In the meantime, this can add to hypothesis that RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann will be a part of Bayern in the summertime, regardless of his denial over being linked with the job.
Nagelsmann was quizzed over the hyperlinks once more following Flick’s feedback and stated: “There’s nothing new. I don’t know what FC Bayern needs. There have been no talks and no affords. I’m not going to battle with my employer.”
Flick took over from Niko Kovac in November 2019, and guided Bayern to Bundesliga and Champions League wins final season.
His contract doesn’t expire till June 2023, nonetheless, the supervisor is known to have fallen out with sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic.
This season has seen Flick change into annoyed with the dearth of latest signings, whereas his facet had been knocked out of the Champions League by Paris St-Germain on Tuesday.
Mark Hughes had a selected curiosity within the information, having been a teammate of Flick whereas on mortgage at Bayern.
The previous Wales and Manchester Metropolis boss was commentating on the Man Metropolis vs Chelsea FA Cup tie when the information broke, saying: “I want Flick all the perfect, he was my roomate at Bayern Munich.”
Sam Matterface joked that Hughes ought to see if there may be an assistants job within the pipeline following Flick’s departure.
And Hughes joked: “I would give him a name! I have to brush up on my German although!”