Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick is being lauded for the work he has done in Bavaria over the past year. When some observers look at the unstable state of the German national team, the natural inclination has been to think Flick could make a move back to the DFB and right the ship.
Incoming Bayern Munich CEO Oliver Kahn does not think that would be a possibility right now, however.
“Hansi Flick has a long-term contract. I don’t even know whether Hansi even wants that,” said Kahn in an interview with Bild (as captured by Abendzeitung). “He is breaking one record after the other and is very satisfied. Hansi is not finished with the development of the team here.”
As you can see, Kahn is a big fan of Flick and woild not want to see him leave Bavaria.
“What particularly fascinates me: the team’s discipline to show these performances in front of empty stadiums,” said Kahn. “The way the team has dealt with it so far is fantastic. I don’t know how I would have managed it. Fans were the icing on the cake for me.”
With a new role for himself upcoming, Kahn said he would be unwise not to take advice from former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeneß.
“I would be badly advised if I did not use Uli’s life experience and his knowledge of the football business. He has ushered in a new era out of conviction,” said Kahn. “It is important that the people now acting recognize their own path and also follow it. I have gained a lot of entrepreneurial experience over the past few years.”