FC Bayern extended with coach Flick until 2023
As of April 3, 2020 | Reading time: 2 minutes
In the corona crisis, FC Bayern Munich sets the first course for the future. On Friday, record champion trainer Hansi Flick provided a new contract. The term is three years.
I.he started in November last year. After Niko Kovac’s departure, FC Bayern had promoted Hansi Flick from co to head coach. First until the winter break, then even beyond this until the end of the season. Now that football is paused due to the corona crisis, those responsible used the time to set the first decisive course for the future.
On Friday afternoon, the record master announced the contract extension with the 55-year-old Flick – the new contract is dated until 2023. He is the coach with whom the Munich team want to contest the next three years.
“His empathy speaks for him”
“FC Bayern is very happy with Hansi Flick’s work. The team has developed very well under him and is playing attractive football, which is also reflected in the results, ”said CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge:“ We are the only German club that is still represented in all three competitions. I also like the way he leads the team, his human qualities are convincing, his empathy speaks for him. We are convinced that with him we will continue to achieve our goals in the future. ”
Success in the league, in the DFB Cup and the impressive appearance in the round of 16 of the Champions League against Chelsea apparently strengthened the club managers in the personnel decision.
Flick reported on Friday of trusting discussions he had with the club’s management. According to the coach, the direction for the coming years had been set together. He was sure that you could achieve a lot together. “I look forward to tackling the upcoming tasks with my team of trainers and the team,” said Flick.
“He can shape a new era”
At the beginning of February, Jupp Heynckes, the former Bayern coach, described Flick in conversation with WELT AM SONNTAG as the “ideal coach” for Bayern, who could shape a new era. “I think he has a very clear footballing concept. With the national team, he learned how to deal with big players, ”said Germany’s coach of the year 2018:“ I always like to compare that to a symphony orchestra. Great soloists are one thing – and one often speaks of the individual class in relation to FC Bayern. ”From 2006 to 2014 Flick worked as assistant to national coach Joachim Löw.