Hansi Flick has hinted that he is going to be the next Germany’s national team boss.
was assistant boss to
between 2006 and 2014 and is expected to succeed his former colleague when he steps down at the end of the rearranged Euro 2020 tournament this summer.
Flick before their final against Augsburg on Saturday implied that an announcement on his appointment is due imminently and it is only now a matter of the final few details.
"I've talked to the DFB and everyone knows how I feel about the national team," Flick told his pre-match press conference.
"But it is also the case that these things always have to be settled when it comes to the small things.
"[When everything is ready,] things can be announced quickly."
He then talked about his time at Bayern, where he was able to claim seven trophies, including two Bundesliga triumphs and the Champions League in just over a year-and-a-half in charge.
"I was a Bayern fan from childhood and will continue to be a Bayern fan," he added. "This is a club that is close to my heart [and] I will continue to cheer [for them].”
"[But] something new is coming. Life is always in flux, it is not that I regret anything."