Riddle with the coach search at Bayern Munich: The "Bild" newspaper had informed the club on Thursday "Arsene Wenger has called Karl-Heinz Rummenigge on Wednesday afternoon and basically signaled interest in the coaching post at Bayern." The club have canceled the longtime Arsenal coach but.
Now Wenger has spoken up and presented a very different version of the negotiations. In an interview with beIN Sports, Wenger said Rummenigge was the one who called him: "He asked me if I was interested in looking for a coach." After two games with transition coach Hans-Dieter Flick, the job of the Bayern head coach is to have.
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The conversation took "a maximum of four to five minutes," said Wenger. "I told him that I did not think about it and that it takes some time, so we decided together to call again next week."
The public relations work of FC Bayern had been criticized in some media as styleless, because Wenger had exposed the original presentation.
How did it go? English media want to know that the talks, by whomever they went out, had failed because Bayern Wenger had offered only one contract until the end of the season - Wenger had rejected this limitation. Either way, the topic seems to be done by now. Neither party could work with the other without loss of face.