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Bayern announce Julian Nagelsmann as their next coach

Tue 27 April 2021 | 8:45

The 33-year-old will take over as Bayern Munich manager in July.

Julian Nagelsmann

has been appointed as

Bayern Munich

’s next coach. The current

RB Leipzig

coach will start his job at Allianz Arena from 1 July as he has signed a five-year contract with the German giants. Bayern have also confirmed they will terminate

Hansi Flick

’s contract at the end of the season, two years before its expiration date.

“FC Bayern have appointed Julian Nagelsmann as their new head coach.”

read an official statement on the club’s

official website

.

“The Bavarian-born 33-year-old will move to Munich from RB Leipzig on 1 July 2021 ahead of the new season, signing a five-year-contract with the German record champions until 30 June 2026.”

Hansi Flick has been mooted as the German Football Association’s first choice to replace

Joachim Low

. The 61-year-old will step down as Germany manager after Euro 2020, bringing an end to his 15 years in charge.

The statement added:

"This comes after FC Bayern agreed to current head coach Hansi Flick’s request to have his contract terminated on 30 June 2021, two years earlier than its original expiry date.”

According to reports from

Bild

, Bayern will pay €25m (add ons included) to RB Leipzig for the transfer. Nagelsmann joined RB Leipzig from Hoffenheim in 2019. Die Roten Bullen finished Bundesliga in second place last season and they managed to reach the Champions League semi-finals where they were eliminated by

PSG

.

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