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Karl-Heinz Rummenigge praises Bayern’s interim coach Hansi Flick

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Hansi Flick managed to change the situation at Bayern and Bayern’s CEO is very pleased with his work.

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After a turbulent start of the season and the firing of Niko Kovač, Bayern Munich has settled with its new coach — Hansi Flick. His work is not going unnoticed. Bayern’s CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is very pleased with Flick’s work. Not just the results, but also the quality of play. It certainly is astounding how Hansi managed to turn things around. Rummenigge said,

We are totally satisfied with Hansi. Not only because we are winning. The quality of football is the decisive factor. Everything he has done so far is exactly what we wanted. Hansi has a clear match plan, the players know exactly what they have to do.

One small problem for Flick might be squad rotation. For example players like Thiago Alcantara and Ivan Perišić hardly played a role in Bayern’s last three games. But, Rummenigge isn’t worried about that and is sure that Hansi will include all of his players. As it turns out: he was right. Both Thiago and Perišić played in Bayern’s thrashing of Red Star, Perišić earning two assists.

Leon Goretzka is clearly a fan of Hansi’s work. He recently praised the new coach’s work and how he knows how to communicate with the players:

Hansi has a positive attitude, very high social competence. He does that very well, communicates a lot with the players, gets everyone on board.

Hansi Flick reminds us all of the club legend Jupp Heynckes, however, it is too early to draw any comparison, but Rummenigge is sure that Hansi will find his own ground:

Hansi has his own style. He knows how to do the job. And so far, he’s doing it well.

In Belgrade, Hansi Flick faced a tough challenge, but took a step forward to making history with a crushing 6-0 victory over the hosts. If Bayern manages to win its final game of the Champions League group stage, they will become the first German team to win all six group games.