The German club has formalized the engagement of the Croatian technician now at Eintracht Frankfurt, former Bayern player. Three-year contract starting from the first of July. "Right man for the future" A surprising name, even if in the last hours he turned insistently. Niko Kovac will be the coach of Bayern Munich next season. The current Eintracht coach from Frankfurt has signed a three-year contract with the German champions. This was confirmed by the sports director of the Bavarian Salihamidzic: "We are very happy to announce that he will be our coach next year, yesterday we got the deal and will stay with convinced that he is the right technician for the future of Bayern ".
After training the youth team of Salzburg he became assistant coach of Ricardo Moniz of the Austrian club's first team. After a brief experience as a coach of the Croatian national Under21 he was promoted to lead the national team when in 2013 he lost the last two games of the World Cup qualifying and had to go through the play-off (then won with Iceland) to get in Brazil. From March 2016 he is on the Eintracht bench in Frankfurt: in the first season he saves the club in the play-off with Nuremberg (he will receive the German Fair Play prize for consoling all the opposing players before celebrating with his own), last year he brought the team to the German Cup final (then lost to Dortmund). In 2017-18 he is in full swing for a place in the Champions League (he is now fifth at -2 from Leverkusen fourth) and in the German Cup semi-final (he will play against Schalke).Get the best ods for picks soccer.
His teams surprise by tactical organization: the Eintracht, which was very solid last year, this year boasts the second best defense of the championship after Bayern. His deputy on the bench of the Bavarians will be his brother Robert (from player to Juve from 2005 to 2007), who was his assistant already at the time of the Croatian national team and now in Frankfurt. In recent days Rummenigge promised that by the end of the month Bayern would announce a technician who could speak German: Kovac, born and raised in West Berlin, is in fact a native speaker even with Croatian parents.
In the coming days, in the meantime there should be important news regarding the renewals of Robben and Ribery: Salihamidzic has confirmed that the club intends to renew with both players currently expiring: "We proposed them the renewal until 2019. Soon we will give news about it ". The Bayern of the future starts from the past. Confirm the "Robbery" and put Kovac on the bench.