Niko Kovac Bayern Munich

Done deal: Niko Kovac is the new Bayern Munich boss

Unexpected

Bayern Munich have already signed their next manager according to reports in Germany, with Jupp Heynckes to step aside at the end of the season. 

It all started when Carlo Ancelotti was sacked very early on in the season after a string of poor Bundesliga and Champions League results.

After a heavy defeat at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain in Europe, the Italian was given his marching orders.

That left Jupp Heynckes to come in on a short-term deal to steady the ship and he has done exactly that. 

Bayern Munich are set to confirm their Bundesliga winner status this weekend and are through to the semi-finals of the Champions League.

Though, they’ve now found their new boss who will take over at the end of the season

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New direction

A report from BILD’s chief writer Christian Falk has confirmed that Frankfurt boss Niko Kovac will be managing the Germans next season.

Frankfurt currently sit in fifth place in the Bundesliga and are still even in touching distance of finishing in second behind Bayern.

That has clearly impressed the club and they have moved swiftly to get a deal done, even before the season has finished.

46-year-old Kovac started his management career as Croatia U21’s boss before taking over the international sides first team.

After leaving them in 2015, he joined Frankfurt and has impressed immensely this season.

The report from Falk explains:

‘According to information from SPORT BILD and BILD, the bosses of Bayern have their new coach in Frankfurt coach Niko Kovac (46) already found.’

Ribery, Robben done: Bayern Munich complete deals

Two players who he will have under his management next season are Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben.

Both players were set to leave the club in the summer but there has been a big change in negotiations.

In fact, they are done.

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