Niko Kovac and Arjen Robben
Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge in an interview with Abendzeitung of Munich said that he was the coach supports. “I wish for a long cooperation with Niko, I wish that he was not only our trainer, is on christmas eve 2018, but also on christmas eve 2019, and 2020.”
Kovac is under fire because of the moderate start to the season of the recordkampioen. The clubleiding was for the duel with Benfica not too positive about the trainer, but after the 5-1 is the opinion a lot milder.
“I see a coach who is willing to fight, and a number of things to change. He also needs some things to change and to go and perform in the Bundesliga. Bayern now stands fifth, and the intention is not that we are at the end of the season is still on that spot,” said Rummenigge.
Bayern plays on Saturday against Werder Bremen.