Niko Kovac is the next season just trainer of Bayern Munich. The position of the trainer was due to a somewhat disappointing season under pressure, but chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has him reassured.
The Croat, who in the summer happened of Eintracht Frankfurt, polite on paper a nice debuutseizoen in ‘Der Rekordmeister’, in which the title was earned. In addition, fighting Bayern on Saturday against RB Leipzig in the DFB-Pokal.
Nevertheless, there was a lot of criticism, because the style of play under the 47-year-old Kovac is less appealing than is usually the case. Moreover, it was Bayern in the Bundesliga are long behind Borussia Dortmund and the Champions League is not success.
“It is never the question has been whether he will also next year our coach,” said Rummenigge on Friday, however, against Bild. “I have no problem with Niko.”
Kovac picked up in finished his debut season with Bayern, just the title. (Photo: Pro Shots)
“He is still young and inexperienced
According to the 63-year-old driver has Kovac the requirements are met by the title to grab. Success in the cup is not required for a longer stay.
“It would be crazy to take a decision on the basis of one match”, said Rummenigge. “You are absolutely a success call that he finished his debut season, the title has caught up with Bayern. He is young and still relatively inexperienced.”
According to Rummenigge, everyone is in the boardroom convinced that Kovac is the right man, even after Uli Hoeness. “We are sometimes with each other, disagree, but not about the coach.”
The last few weeks was by German media speculate a lot about the resignation of Kovac. Among others, Ajax-trainer Erik ten Hag and Mark van Bommel of PSV were on the job linked.