Bayern Munich ‘approach Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel’ after sacking Niko Kovac but German insists: ‘No, I am not interested’
- Bayern Munich sacked Niko Kovac on Sunday after their 5-1 loss at Frankfurt
- Bayern currently sit fourth in Bundesliga, four points off the pace after 10 games
- The Bundesliga giants have stepped up their efforts to get a new manager in
- Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel is on Bayern’s radar at present
Bayern Munich have reportedly made an approach for Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel.
The Bundesliga giants are searching for a new boss after sacking Niko Kovac, with Bayern sitting fourth in the table – four points off Borussia Monchengladbach in first.
And according to Sky Sports in Germany, the Bavarian outfit have made contact with Tuchel regarding the vacant managerial post.
Bayern Munich have reportedly made an approach for PSG manager Thomas Tuchel
The report claims that Bayern approached Tuchel regarding his short-term availability and also about a summer move.
It was reported that he had told Bayern he would not consider a switch mid-season but could be available when the season finishes.
But speaking ahead of PSG’s Champions League clash at home to Club Brugge, Tuchel has emphatically denied any potential move to Bayern.
On Tuesday afternoon, Tuchel said: ‘No, I am not interested as I am PSG coach. Last I checked, I am under contract this season & next.’
Niko Kovac was sacked by Bayern following their humiliating 5-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt
Kovac was sacked from the Allianz Arena following the club’s humiliating 5-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt in Bundesliga on Saturday afternoon.
With the international break looming, Bayern could wait until then to find Kovac’s successor.
In the meantime, they have announced Hansi Flick as caretaker manager with some huge games coming up.
Flick, who had been assistant coach to Kovac, will take charge of the Champions League clash at home to Olympiacos before facing title rivals Dortmund on the weekend.
Bayern currently sit fourth in Bundesliga, four points off Borussia Monchengladbach in first