Bayern Munich have declared their curiosity in appointing Julian Nagelsmann as their new head coach, however RB Leipzig are demanding a world-record €30 million (£26m/$36m) to let him go, Aim and Spox can verify.
Hansi Flick is poised to step down as Bayern coach in the summertime, having previously intimated his decision in an interview. It has not in any other case been made official.
With a void to fill, Bayern are set to show in the direction of the younger Leipzig boss. The €30m charge could be the most important within the historical past of the game for a coach.
What are Nagelsmann’s credentials?
Although solely 33, Nagelsmann has been a coach within the Bundesliga for 5 years, having initially taken cost of Hoffenheim. Aged simply 28, he was the youngest supervisor within the Bundesliga’s historical past and he steered the membership from a place within the relegation zone to an eventual Champions League place.
Following on from his success at Hoffenheim, the place he in the end spent virtually three full seasons, he moved to RB Leipzig. He led the membership into the Champions League and from there guided them to the 2019-20 semi-final, wherein they had been defeated by Paris Saint-Germain.
This time period, in the meantime, he has just about assured a second-place end for the aspect, whereas they’ve additionally mounted a title problem in opposition to Bayern Munich.
Why is Flick leaving Bayern?
Flick, who scooped six trophies as Bayern boss and has his aspect on the verge of one other Bundesliga triumph, is about to depart as a consequence of his tough relationship with sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic.
He has been closely linked with the Germany submit, which can turn out to be vacant in the summertime, though the DFB have stated they won’t strategy any coach nonetheless underneath contract.