Newly-crowned Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have chosen Eintracht Frankfurt's Nico Kovac as their coach from next season. Despite doing good work at Frankfurt, when Bayern Munich comes calling most answer, and Kovac was no exception.
It wasn't quite the celebration they wanted, but Bayern Munich fans lined the city's streets to wave goodbye to the retiring Jupp Heynckes on Sunday. Amid the farewells, there was talk of next season's transfer plans.
Frankfurt swept to a rousing German Cup win over favorites Bayern. A tactical tweak and some words of wisdom from coach Niko Kovac inspired the shock victory, something Bayern can take comfort in.
Eintracht Frankfurt have confirmed earlier media reports that they have hired Adi Hütter as their new head coach. The Austrian will replace Niko Kovac, who is to move to Bayern Munich at the end of the current season.
Jupp Heynckes’ last game in charge of Bayern Munich ended in the shadow of his successor. Far from celebrating a double win, the 73-year-old was forced to discuss VAR controversy and defend his side's post-match actions.
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