MUNICH: Bayern Munich have signed RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann to take over from subsequent season on a five-year contract, the membership mentioned on Tuesday (Apr 27).
The 33-year-old Nagelsmann, who took over second-placed RB Leipzig in 2019 and led them to the Champions League semi-finals final 12 months, succeeds Hansi Flick, who’s leaving on the finish of the season on his personal want regardless of a having a contract till 2023.
Nagelsmann, the youngest ever Bundesliga coach when he took over at Hoffenheim 5 years in the past, was lengthy seen as a Bayern goal.
“Julian Nagelsmann represents a brand new era of teaching,” mentioned Bayern president Herbert Hainer.
“Regardless of his younger age he has already had a powerful monitor document.
“We’re satisfied that with Julian Nagelsmann we’ll proceed the success of the previous years.”
Nagelsmann led Leipzig to 3rd place in his first season in addition to the Champions League final 4, whereas this season, his staff nonetheless has an outdoor shot on the title, seven factors behind Bayern with three video games remaining.
He’ll, nevertheless, have nice expectations positioned on him after Flick gained each title accessible within the 2019-20 season with a six-trophy run.
Flick might effectively additionally depart with yet one more Bundesliga crown, extending Bayern’s league run to 9 consecutive titles.
“For me the previous two years have been unforgettable,” Flick mentioned in a membership assertion.
“It was an excellent time.
“You solely have success collectively. A coach is nothing with no staff and I used to be fortunate to have improbable gamers right here in Munich.”
Flick is the strongest candidate to succeed Germany coach Joachim Loew after the Euro championships in June.