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Matthijs de Ligt talks about Julian Nagelsmann’s dismissal



Matthijs de Ligt talks about Julian Nagelsmann's dismissal

Matthijs de Ligt was surprised by the dismissal of Julian Nagelsmann at Bayern Munich. Lothar Matthäus believes that Thomas Tuchel is the “perfect solution” for the German record champions. Latest news and rumors about FCB.

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FC Bayern Munich, News: Matthijs de Ligt talks about Nagelsmann’s end

According to information from sports picture The new Bayern coach Thomas Tuchel really wanted to bring Matthijs de Ligt to Chelsea, but as is well known, he decided to go to Bayern last summer. Now they both still work together.

De Ligt spoke to NOS Nieuws about Munich’s decision to replace Julian Nagelsmann with Tuchel: “No, I didn’t see it coming and I was surprised. We’re second in the league, in the quarter-finals of the cup and in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Everything’s still in there,” said de Ligt, adding: “Those in charge decide who the coach is, but it was a difficult decision that I had to swallow. But I also believe that Tuchel is a coach who suits us good at helping.”

The centre-back also admitted to having exchanges with Nagelsmann after his sacking: “I got in touch with him, sent him a message and thanked him for everything he taught me. He really wanted me at the club and was important to me. Thanks to him, I’ve taken important steps in my development over the past few months.”

When asked by the Dutch journalists that the German media had read about parts of the dressing room speaking out against Nagelsmann, de Ligt replied: “Ah, the German media – that says enough. I had a good relationship with the coach and his staff, so it was difficult for me.”

FC Bayern Munich, News: Thomas Tuchel for Lothar Matthäus the “perfect solution”

Record national player Lothar Matthäus sees the new coach Thomas Tuchel as “the perfect solution for Bayern”. And “not just for the game on Saturday” (6:30 p.m.) against leaders Borussia Dortmund, “but for the next few years,” he said RTL-expert stressed.

Julian Nagelsmann’s successor has “successes to show for, has trained big international clubs and big players, he’s 15 years older and will deal with the players differently than Julian did,” Matthäus explained. In addition, Tuchel is “popular with the players”, also internationally.

Nevertheless, Matthäus continues to criticize the separation from Nagelsmann. “FC Bayern has always been known for its unity and mutual support.” The bosses’ repeated commitments to Nagelsmann before he left did not fit in. “I didn’t like the way I was used to when Uli Hoeneß and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge were at the helm,” said Matthäus.

FC Bayern Munich, News: This is how Thomas Tuchel is apparently planning at FCB

The sports picture has provided some insights into Thomas Tuchel’s world of thought in its latest issue. It’s about individual Bayern players, but also about the defensive system that the new coach wants to play at the beginning.

Here is the detailed report.

FC Bayern Munich, News: Leon Goretzka gives the all-clear

Leon Goretzka gave the all-clear after being substituted through injury in the international match against Belgium (2-3). “My feeling is good. I twisted my ankle because I got the ball against the tip of my foot. But it should be enough until Saturday,” said the Bayern Munich professional, looking ahead to the Bundesliga summit against Dortmund.

Goretzka was replaced after 32 minutes by BVB professional Emre Can. The 28-year-old played his 50th international match.

FC Bayern Munich: The next games of FCB under Thomas Tuchel

Date Competition Opponent
April 1st Bundesliga, 26th matchday Borussia Dortmund (H)
4. April DFB Cup, Quarterfinals SC Freiburg (H)
April 8th Bundesliga, 27th matchday SC Freiburg (A)
11 April Champions League, Quarterfinals Manchester City (A)
April 15th Bundesliga, 28th matchday TSG Hoffenheim (H)
April 19th Champions League, Quarterfinals Manchester City (H)