Manager Julian Nagelsmann is leaving Bayern Munich. His successor is Thomas Tuchel.
German media Bild said on the 24th (Korean time), “Munich parted ways with coach Nagelsmann. Coach Tuchel takes over the baton. He is already in charge of training now,” he said. “Director Nagelsmann never expected this to happen. He was still skiing in Zillertal, Austria on Wednesday (22nd).” This is sudden news.
The media cited the somewhat poor performance 안전놀이터as the cause of the hardship. Munich, which has always been at the top of the German Bundesliga, lost its lead to Borussia Dortmund this season. After 25 league games, Munich (52 points) is one point behind Dortmund (53 points). However, in the European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League (UCL) this season, they won all 8 games. In the round of 16, they defeated the ‘formidable enemy’ Paris Saint-Germain. However, the problem of controlling the squad was constantly raised, and he was hardened due to his performance in the league.
After losing 1-2 against Leipzig on the 20th, the club seems to have decided to part ways with Nagelsmann. “Bayern is not that kind of team,” Munich general manager Hassan Salihamizic said. I could hardly see the drive, spirit, tackling, aggressiveness, etc.,” he openly complained. In the end, the manager was replaced during the A-match break, which had about two weeks to spare.
The successor, coach Tuchel, is a person who has built a great career as a command tower. Coach Tuchel, who is from Germany, took his first steps as a professional team coach in 2009 in Mainz in the Bundesliga. After that, he went through Dortmund and PSG. He has been successful and has been reborn as a recognized leader in Europe. He managed Chelsea for 1 year and 8 months from January 2021.
Coach Tuchel won UCL and FIFA Club World Cup titles with his recent team, Chelsea. Coach Tuchel, who is famous as a tactician, has often appeared in the media with unpleasant stories such as friction with the club’s board and eccentricity.
According to Bild, Munich tried to bring Tuchel in 2018, five years ago. However, it is said that PSG moved faster. The media expressed, “After 5 years, the marriage between coach Tuchel and Munich will take place.”
Coach Tuchel will make his debut on the 2nd of next month against Dortmund, who he previously led.