Bayern Munich fires Niko Kovac as manager

German champions, Bayern Munich have proclaimed the sacking of Niko Kovac as manager after Saturday’s embarrassing 5-1 defeat to Eintracht Frankfort, the previous club he managed.

“The performance of our team in recent weeks and also the results have shown us that we need to take action. Bayern club president, Uli Hoeness, sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic and that I had an open and speech with Niko on this basis on Sunday with the accordant result that Niko isn’t any longer coach of FC Bayern,” Bayern business executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said during a club statement.

“We all regret this development. I’d prefer to convey Niko Kovac on behalf of FC Bayern for his work, particularly for winning the doubles this past season,” another Rummenigge.

The embarrassing and surprising defeat was Bayern’s second of the season.

Assistant coach Hans Flick can take control of Bayern’s Champions League clash with Olympiakos on Wed and for next Saturday’s key clash with Borussia Dortmund.

The Croatian soccer manager who was appointed in 2018 to take over at Bayern after a spell guilty of Eintracht Frankfort, said it had been the “right decision”.

“Right now, our team has won the championship, the DFB Cup and also the Supercup. It had been an honest time. I wish the club and also the team all the best.”


Guardiola’s spouse Cristina, returns to Barcelona to look after her business interests.

Pep Guardiola’s wife has gone back to live in Spain after spending 3 years with her husband in England.

Guardiola’s wife, Cristina, returned to Spain with one of the couple’s 3 youngsters to take care of her business interests.

She owns a fashion company in Catalonia and has been managing the enterprise by travelling frequently from Manchester for the last 3 years. However the arrangement is for her to base herself in city for consequent few months before returning for good to the luxurious city-centre housing that has become home to the Guardiola family.

The arrangement suggests that husband sprightliness can watch out of the couple’s different 2 youngsters – additionally as masterminding his club’s bid for a 3rd sequential Premier League title and Champions League glory while his woman is away.

The 48-year-old Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach is in his fourth season at town and is shrunken to the club till 2022 once sign language an extension in could last year.

Guardiola met his woman when she was operating in her family’s exclusive garments dress shop in city. He was playing for Barca at the time however visited the search when being asked to try and do some modelling for designer Antonio Miro.

They got married in May 2014 and have 3 youngsters, Marius, Maria and Valentina.