Hansi Flick Has Agreed German National Team Deal – German Professional football Coach and former player Hansi Flick, who is stepping down as Bayern Munich coach at the end of this season, will take over the German national team after this summer’s Euro, a German newspaper reported on Monday.
According to the Abendzeitung, a Munich newspaper, Flick is expected to sign a three-year contract, enabling him to lead the national team at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and Euro 2024, which will be held in Germany. The German Football Association has long found Flick, 56, to be the best choice for the position of national coach (DFB).
He was assistant to Joachim Low, who is standing down after 15 years, between 2006 and 2014, when Germany won the world title.
Flick took over at Bayern in 2019 and has won seven trophies, including two Bundesliga titles and a Champions League.
Flick feuded with sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic over recruitment and asked for his contract, which was due to run until 2023, to be terminated at the end of the season.
The club agreed to the request and has already announced that 33-year-old Julian Nagelsmann, who is at rivals RB Leipzig, will take over.
Bayern board member Oliver Kahn told Sky television on Saturday, after the Bavarians won their ninth Bundesliga title in a row, that “yes, everything is settled” with the DFB.
But he added that “no financial compensation” had been agreed with the DFB for the last two years of Flick’s contract.
As compensation, the two institutions are considering organising an exhibition game between the German national team and Bayern Munich, with the profits from the ticket sales going to the German Champions.