Honorary President Uli Hoeneß surprisingly showed up at FC Bayern’s training session on Wednesday.
Pictures show Hoeneß talking impulsively and gesticulating with coach Thomas Tuchel. Loud Picture the conversation lasted 15 minutes.
The rumors that the 71-year-old could play an important role in a possible reorganization at the top of the club in the coming weeks are of course fueled by this.
Due to the recent disastrous results (out of the DFB Cup quarter-finals, out of the Champions League quarter-finals, only second place in the Bundesliga) and the bad public image of the club surrounding the dismissal of coach Julian Nagelsmann, there are many in Munich things under scrutiny.
Above all, the CEO Oliver Kahn wobbles, and sports director Hasan Salihamidzic is also criticized. Hoeneß is still on the FC Bayern supervisory board, which could depose Kahn and/or Salihamidzic. The control panel will meet on May 22nd and is expected to make a decision.
As the sports picture and sports1 reported, the supervisory board has already discussed several names as potential Kahn successors: In addition to Red Bull managing director and ex-Leipzig boss Oliver Mintzlaff, the name Christian Seifert in particular is said to have “been found to be interesting”. However, ex-DFL boss Seifert is said to be loud sports1 are not available.
The rumor that Hoeneß is considering installing his 43-year-old son Florian as a Kahn heir persists.