Bayern Munich has on Friday officially confirmed that the Croatian Niko Kovac next season, the new T1 of the Rekordmeister. Kovac comes over Eintracht Frankfurt and a draw in the Allianz Arena, a contract for three seasons. It was sports director Hasan Salihamidzic that the news announced on BayernTV.
The Croat, who as a player between 2001 and 2003, the shirt of Bayern wore, follows Jupp Heynckes, who Bayern last Saturday a sixth consecutive national championship concerned. Heynckes was in October last year from his retirement, returned to the Italian Carlo Such to replace.
The 46-year-old Kovac was since march 2016 a trainer of Frankfurt. After the team when to a safe eleventh place, to have led out to Frankfurt this year to the revelation of the Bundesliga. Currently Kovac and co-fifth with 46 points, six points less than number two Schalke 04. Between 2013 and 2015 was Kovac also been national coach of his country.
Wednesday placed Bayern themselves at the expense of Seville for the semi-finals of the Champions League. Therein find the Real Madrid.