Arsene Wenger will not coach Bayern Munich. The German football champion confirmed on Thursday afternoon on "SID" request the rejection of the 70-year-old Frenchman. Allegedly, this had previously drawn with public statements the wrath of the Bayern-responsible. The longtime team manager of Arsenal itself had called Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge "and basically signaled interest in the coaching posts at Bayern," it said in an unusually open statement the Munich opposite "picture" on Thursday.
He continues: "FC Bayern are highly appreciative of Arsene Wenger's work as coach at the Arsenal, but he is not an option as a coach at Bayern Munich." According to information from the "AZ" Rummenigge and Co. were angered that Wenger in his activity as a TV expert in "beIN SPORTS" last intense and detailed about the FC Bayern expressed and brought itself as chief coach of the Munich in the conversation. "Of course," Wenger had answered to the question whether he would be interested in the job as a successor to Kovac: "Coaching is my life, to this day." Bayern has been looking for the dismissal of former head coach Niko Kovac last Sunday, a new coach , Wenger was considered one of the most promising candidates. "Bild" and "kicker" reported consistently from a first contact. Meanwhile interim coach Hansi Flick are given good opportunities to keep until the summer of his post – if the last -defining team under Flick's direction against BVB "at least satisfactory result and good Appearance "succeeds as" Sport1 "writes. The first game under Flick had won the FC Bayern on Wednesday in the Champions League 2-0 against Olympiacos Piraeus.