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Bayern Munich: Now Thomas Tuchel starts with the record master!




Thomas Tuchel (49) signed at FC Bayern a contract until 2025 and will be on the pitch at Säbener Straße on Monday.

In seven days he should win the record champions in the Bundesliga summit against Dortmund back to the top of the table.

BILD answers the most important questions about the new Bayern coach.

► How long have you been in contact?


After the bankruptcy in Leverkusen (1: 2), contact was made with Olaf Meinking’s management, and intensive negotiations have taken place in the last few days.

► Why does he already live in Munich?

The successful coach (including Champions League winner) has had an apartment there for years, which he never gave up during his time in London and Paris. His separated family now lives there. With his return from England, Munich became the center of his life. He has had a new apartment since January.

► How does he fit in with Bayern?

He was already a candidate in 2017 (as a possible Ancelotti successor) and 2018 (as a planned Heynckes heir).

In February 2018 he secretly traveled to Munich. Tuchel and Salihamidzic exchanged views for more than three hours. but a planned meeting with Uli Hoeneß never took place.

The Bayern bosses have been following his development closely ever since.


Two things particularly impressed her: In Paris he learned to work with superstars like Mbappé and Neymar. At Chelsea, he formed young players into top stars, while at the same time serving the club’s philosophy. Tuchel sees himself as a “locomotive to push 25 players to the limit with a team behind the team”.

In addition, Tuchel has already shown how to coach quarter-final opponents Man City around Pep Guardiola.

However: In Paris he had problems with manager Leonardo and at Chelsea with the new US owners.

► Did Lewandowski advisor Zahavi play a role?

Tuchel manager Olaf Meinking, who has his roots in the music business, brought in football agent and Lewandowski consultant Pini Zahavi when he switched to Chelsea. That wasn’t necessary this time, as Meinking is very well connected at Bayern. Talks were held in 2017 and 2018.

Video from 2021 is now going viral Has Tuchel already hinted at his Bayern love HERE?

► Who benefits from the Tuchel obligation?


Winner de Ligt and Pavard, who Tuchel wanted to bring to Chelsea. Choupo-Moting knows Tuchel from his time in Paris and Mainz. Neuer’s relationship with Nagelsmann has been tense since goalkeeping coach Tapalovic was kicked out.

► Who does Tuchel bring with him?

With Zsolt Löw and Arno Michels his traditional assistant coaches.

► Does Tuchel play differently than Nagelsmann?

Tuchel also played a back three at Chelsea and is a supporter of attacking full-backs like Davies and Cancelo. The tactical freak is not tied to a system, depends on the existing potential.

► How does the league react?

DFL and Dortmund boss Hans-Joachim Watzke, who hired Tuchel as a coach and fired: “For the Bundesliga we say: Welcome back, Thomas Tuchel!”


Source: Asia Times

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