Bayern Munich: Heynckes named as coach until end of season

Bayern Munich: Heynckes named as coach until end of season

Sacked Bayern Manager Carlo Ancelotti, recently in an interview in Jerusalem said he was keen to join the premier league or a top-flight club next season.

Bayern Munich sacked the 58-year-old Ancelotti on September 28 after a poor league run was crowned by a 3-0 Champions League loss to PSG.

"There's a great mutual trust between Jupp Heynckes and FC Bayern".

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He also coached Bayern from 1987-91 and briefly took over at the end of the 2008/9 season before becoming head coach between 2011 and 2013. But, Bayern too close to the heart.

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"It's not a comeback, it's [because of] friendships, and I've only done it because I have a lot to thank Bayern for", Heynckes told Kicker.

It will be the fourth spell Heynckes has enjoyed in the Bayern Munich dugout and he will be looking to add to the three Bundesliga titles he won across three different decades in Bavaria (1989, 1990, 2013).

The 72-year-old has now made a decision to accept the position, with the experienced manager taking control of the Bundesliga champions on a contract until the end of the 2017-18 campaign. "That showed itself again in the conversations that Uli Hoeneß, Hasan Salihamidžić and I have had with him", said Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge on Friday. My coach team and I will now present everything that the team will present the fans soon again successful football. We are very grateful Jupp agreed to return as head coach.

Two German coaches are believed to be in the running to manage Bayern in the long-term.

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