Julian Nagelsmann was branded ‘disrespectful’ for his behavior before the clash by Villarreal’s Dani Parejo. Philipp Lahm unpacks about his time with Carlo Ancelotti at FC Bayern Munich. Here you can find news and rumors about FCB.
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FC Bayern, News: Parejo felt Nagelsmann was “disrespectful”
Julian Nagelsmann is coming under more and more pressure after being eliminated by FC Villarreal. Even the opponent has harsh criticism of the 34-year-old. “When the draw took place and they got Villarreal, their coach, whom I don’t know, was disrespectful towards Villarreal,” explained Dani Parejo after the game Movistar: “By saying that he wants to decide the match in the first leg. That was disrespectful. Sometimes when you spit in the air, it falls in your face.”
“I think that first and foremost we should of course have the right to progress. There could certainly have been tougher draws, given the name,” said the Bayern coach at the time of the draw. At the same time, he paid tribute to Villarreal for their Europa League performance and for having a “clear plan”. “I don’t think it’s right to continue painting the path,” said Nagelsmann.
A few weeks later it was clear that Bayern’s way into the Champions League was already over in the quarter-finals. All the votes on Villarreal elimination are here!
FC Bayern, News: Lahm unpacks – “Ancelotti wanted me as an assistant coach”
In his column for time online revealed that his ex-coach Carlo Ancelotti wanted to keep him at Bayern. “When I informed him of the end of my career, he asked me to reconsider,” wrote the ex-captain of Munich: “He said I could play at this level until I was 40. When he realized that my decision standing, he tried to get me to be his assistant coach.”
Instead, however, the flexible full-back wanted to distance himself from football. He still has only good things to say about his former coach. The 62-year-old is “the ideal solution” for the silent takeover of top teams. One reason: He got along with the powerful men.
“After a few weeks in Munich, he approached me and asked who had more say, Uli Hoeneß or Karl-Heinz Rummenigge,” Lahm recalls. “It was important for him to know who was raising or lowering their thumbs. “
It was a bit chaotic in the Bayern dressing room when the Italian took over. “Basically children’s stuff,” said the 2014 world champion captain: “Ancelotti should ensure discipline. He was given a list of five points that we players should pay attention to in the future. After training, he took me aside and showed me the list and said: ‘Now grab me by the balls.'” The trainer read them out as if he wanted to clearly signal that this was not one of his duties.
For Ancelotti, the time in Munich was over relatively quickly. After a clear 3-0 defeat in the Champions League group stage in Paris and heavy internal criticism, he had to pack his bags at FC Bayern. Coach at PSG then: Unai Emery. Things are going better for him this season. With Real Madrid, the multiple Champions League winner has reached the semi-finals with a 2: 3 after extra time.