Bayern Munich want a new trainer after Niko Kovac used to be sacked ultimate Sunday with former Germany assistant Hansi Flick appointed intervening time boss for Wednesday’s win over Olympiakos and Saturday’s house league sport towards Dortmund. On Thursday, Bayern Munich put out a commentary claiming Arsene Wenger had referred to as membership chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge to specific hobby in changing Kovac, however stated the previous Arsenal boss were grew to become down. Then again, Wenger, 70, rejected the ones model of occasions and criticised Bayern for leaking “rumours from in all places”.
“My title got here out of nowhere,” stated Wenger in an interview with beIN Sports activities on Friday.
“On Wednesday, Rummenigge referred to as me, I referred to as again out of courtesy.
“We talked for 4 or 5 mins, most, and he reported that they signed Flick (as intervening time trainer) for the following two video games.
“He requested me if I might have an interest, as a result of they’re searching for a trainer.”
Wenger says he advised Rummenigge that he would take into accounts it and “we made up our minds in combination” to speak once more “subsequent week as a result of I’m in Doha till Sunday evening. That is the actual tale.”
After a decade as Bayern’s president, Uli Hoeness will step down on Friday and Wenger stated Bayern Munich are at a “turning level” with Rummenigge additionally set to surrender as chairman inside the coming yr.
Between them, Hoeness and Rummenigge have helped develop Bayern into one of the a hit golf equipment in Europe.
“It kind of feels that the longer term is unsure” at Bayern, stated Wenger who added that the German membership had at all times been “very discreet and direct” prior to now, “however nowadays (they’re) very uncovered with rumours coming from in all places”.
Wenger needed Bayern “excellent success” to find a alternative for Kovac.
Different applicants for the emptiness, Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel and Ajax’s Erik ten Hag, already made it transparent ultimate week that they’re going to no longer sign up for Bayern ahead of a minimum of the top of the season.