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FC Bayern, Julian Nagelsmann, press reviews

FC Bayern parted ways with Julian Nagelsmann out of the blue, and Thomas Tuchel should now ensure a successful end of the season. This is how the press reacts.

Not everyone understands Bayern’s decision, but there is also criticism of Julian Nagelsmann. Here you can find the national and international press reviews.


Sun: “Incredible turn of events. Earlier in the week, Nagelsmann hinted at internal problems after his tactics were made public.”

Daily Mail: “If Nagelsmann is sacked and the pressured Tottenham team manager Antonio Conte is also sacked by the north London club, Nagelsmann could be a contender at Spurs.”

The Guardians: “Bayern Munich are sacking Julian Nagelsmann and preparing the signing of Thomas Tuchel. The German giants are acting quickly after the weekend’s defeat in Leverkusen.”

Express: “Bayern were faster than Tottenham at Tuchel.”

Mirrors: “Shock at Bayern. It’s an absolutely reckless move by Bayern to part ways with Nagelsmann now. Both Carlo Ancelotti and Niko Kovac have been similarly sacked mid-season in recent years.”

Daily Stars: “England fans won’t have to wait long to see Tuchel again as Bayern Munich take on Manchester City in the Champions League next month.”


Brand: “Bombshell in the Bundesliga – Bayern fires Nagelsmann and Tuchel becomes his replacement. Earthquake in the Bundesliga. FC Bayern Munich has decided not to continue working with its previous coach Julian Nagelsmann.”

AS: “Bomb attack in Germany: Bayern throws Nagelsmann out. The game against Leverkusen could have been the famous straw that broke the camel’s back at the Allianz Arena. The fact that FC Bayern gave up the lead in the table set off all the alarm bells.”

Sports: “Bombshell at FC Bayern! Nagelsmann is fired. The bombing started in Germany. The football world is surprised.”

Mundo Deportivo: “Bayern saw off Nagelsmann. The championship title is almost a must for Bayern, to only be second at the moment is unnatural. However, it is surprising that Bayern are doing without Nagelsmann.”


Gazzetta dello Sport: “Surprise at Bayern! Nagelsmann is out. A bolt from the blue.”

La Republica: “The defeat against Bayer Leverkusen has fatal consequences for Nagelsmann.”

Corriere della Sera: “Sensational turnaround at FC Bayern Munich.”

tuttosport: “FC Bayern sensation! Nagelsmann is released. The German club has already identified Tuchel as his successor. The last defeat in the Bundesliga against Leverkusen was fatal.”


L’Equipe: “There have been several things that have deeply upset Nagelsmann over the past few days, most notably the fact that his tactical sketches have been made public. FC Bayern officials have become increasingly irritated by their coach’s decisions.”

Le Parisien: “Nobody saw it coming. It’s just that FC Bayern isn’t nicknamed FC Hollywood for nothing.”


Crown newspaper: “A bang at FC Bayern Munich: Germany’s record champions appear to be parting ways with coach Julian Nagelsmann with immediate effect!”

oe24: “The dismissal came as a surprise to ex-Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann: he only found out about his departure on a skiing holiday in the Zillertal.”


Frankfurter Allgemeine: “Nagelsmann couldn’t win anymore. The board members in Munich are no longer on the side of the coach, but on the side of the players. With the dismissal of Julian Nagelsmann, they are also deciding against their own approach.”

Focus Online: “At Bayern Munich, Julian Nagelsmann will be remembered as a millionaire.”

South German: “Nagelsmann lost the dressing room. Julian Nagelsmann may be a great football explainer, but he often got on the Bayern players’ nerves.”

AZ: “The early separation is conclusive and logical. Nagelsmann’s time at Munich, which was to become an era, was characterized by ups and downs. By many, too many issues off the pitch. For which the coach was too often responsible himself.”

RTL: “A decision that is tough, but absolutely right! Even in 21 months, the coach has not managed to show consistent performance with the team, which is peppered with top stars. On the contrary: A feeling suddenly grew in the environment Uncertainty, namely that Bayern are still vulnerable even with seemingly safe leadership under the young Nagelsmann. Far from the conjured up Mia san Mia.”