Frankfurt / Main (dpa): Jogi is leaving, Hansi is coming! Just as preparations for the UEFA Championship are about to begin, the question of who will coach the national team once Joachim Löw’s era is over has already been officially resolved. Bayern Munich collector Hansi Flick will be the new coach of the national football team and will succeed his former top coach and world champion Löw after the UEFA Euro summer.
“I’m very excited about the class of players we have in Germany, especially the youngsters. We have every reason to be optimistic about the upcoming tournaments, including the home euros in 2024,” Flick said after signing his three-contract deal. annual in Frankfurt on Tuesday.
Flick admitted that just three days after the seventh and final title match with FC Bayern, he must also gain some distance from his historic success in Munich. “Everything happened surprisingly quickly with the signing, but I’m very happy to be able to work as a national team coach from the autumn. The season has just ended and the two years at Bayern Munich have left their mark on me,” , said the 56-year-old.
His first downtime will be short. In just three weeks, Flick will watch his international futures perform live at the UEFA Championship with Manuel Neuer’s strong Bayern block, Joshua Kimmich and DFB returnee Thomas Müller. “I am with my fingers crossed for all of us. I will watch the first match against France in Munich,” he said. “I’m looking forward to this game,” Flick said.