Report: Thomas Tuchel to leave Bayern Munich at end of the season


Bayern Munich have confirmed that Thomas Tuchel will leave the club at the end of the 2023/24 Bundesliga season.

Bayern have endured a terrible campaign under Tuchel so far, sitting eight points adrift in the Bundesliga title race and on the brink of UEFA Champions League elimination after a 1-0 defeat to Lazio last week.

This poor run of form comes despite the club splashing out over €150m on star players Harry Kane and Kim Min-jae in the summer.

In a club statement announcing the news, club CEO Jan-Christian Dreesen said: “In a good, open discussion, we have come to the decision to end our working relationship by mutual consent in the summer.

“Our aim is to go in a new footballing direction with a new head coach for the 2024/25 season. Until then, every individual at the club is explicitly called upon to achieve the maximum possible in the Champions League and Bundesliga.”

“I also explicitly hold the team accountable in this regard. Especially in the Champions League, after losing 1-0 in the first leg against Lazio, we are confident that we will reach the quarter-finals in a packed Allianz Arena with our fans behind us.” our.”

Tuchel also commented on his impending departure, stating: “We have agreed to end our working relationship at the end of this season,” Tuchel said.

“Until then, of course, I will continue to do everything in my power with my coaching staff to achieve maximum success.”

90min revealed at the end of January that Bayern could be at the center of a tug-of-war with Liverpool for Bayer Leverkusen manager Xabi Alonso – the Spanish side are top of the Bundesliga table, unbeaten in 22 games and their impressive performances have also given warning. another of his former clubs, Real Madrid.

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