Julian Nagelsmann is leaving RB Leipzig and will be the new coach of FC Bayern Munich. In line with the transfer, RBL is giving a press conference today with Nagelsmann and Leipzig boss Oliver Mintzlaff at 1.30 p.m. Here you can find all the information about the Nagelsmann change in the live ticker.
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Flirting has been going on for years, now the million dollar dream wedding between Bayern Munich and dream coach Julian Nagelsmann is perfect. The German record champion sets for the coach of title rival RB Leipzig according to information from SPOX and goal the world record fee of up to 25 million euros on the table. With the move from Nagelsmann, who will sign on the Isar until 2026, the way is free for triple trainer Hansi Flick to the DFB. His contract in Munich, which was still valid for two years, was terminated.
He is leaving Leipzig “with a heavy heart,” said Nagelsmann, but: “I have never made a secret of the fact that the coaching position at FC Bayern appeals to me and that I would be happy to take on this job if this unique opportunity should arise.”
This ends the press conference.
Julian Nagelsmann leaves RB Leipzig and becomes coach of FC Bayern: All developments in the live ticker
“The things that have happened are extremely difficult to evaluate. It’s always nice when it’s quiet at a club you work for. I don’t want to say anything about that either. I wasn’t involved, that’s why they have to Gentlemen answer themselves. “
“RB gives me the chance, I will certainly not dig at the players now. I am not going to rent a bus and pack a few players.”
“They were short talks, not long rounds of negotiations. I urged it to happen quickly. We quickly reached an agreement. I spoke to several from FC Bayern over the phone. First a fundamental interest was tapped. It didn’t take long. Von Sunday gone and an agreement was already reached on Monday. “
“We don’t let ourselves drift. It wasn’t the wrong time, we wanted clarity. That things come together, that just happens. That was a timing that has overlapped right now. We stand behind the decisions. We want the season to be so successful as possible. We expect Julian to get another title. “
“I had no concerns that you could do a good job there. I have respect for the task. I am not afraid. I still sleep quite well.”
“The change after two years wasn’t planned. Several sides play a role. We couldn’t foresee the development at FC Bayern with Hansi. There have been inquiries from other clubs. The overall package is simply special. I would have this contract for other clubs not finished. I started the conversation right from the start: If there is no agreement, I accept it. Now that has nothing to do with breach of contract. “
“Julian plays a very important role here in the club. That also reflects the transfer fee. We have no bankruptcy declaration here. We are convinced that we will regain competence. We will strengthen the squad even further. We already have three newcomers. It not in such a way that we bury our heads in the sand. We are in attack mode. That also means full attack on Julian Nagelsmann and FCB. Julian should feel us. We are not reducing our ambitions now. “
“We informed the boys last night that we would have a meeting this morning. We told the team this morning.”
“It is an extremely high transfer fee. At least we do not deny the amounts that are being rumored.”
“I don’t comment on the total. That doesn’t do much to me. A person is not worth what is paid for. In the football industry, there are compensation payments. There are some players who cost significantly more. They also have to go with you avoid certain pressure. These are club issues that the two clubs have to deal with. “