Arsenal former manager, Arsene Wenger, has been forever-linked with a move to Bayern Munich even before parting ways with their manager Nio Kovac, after an embarrassing 5-1 defeat at the hands of Frankfurt.
Reports have strongly linked the French manager to the German club, with some placing him as the top runner in the potential managers to take over, but he has now been ruled out in the race after a phone call with Bayern's chairman.
The Bayern's chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge spoke to the French manager over the phone in which has ruled him out as a potential manager to take over, according to reports Skysports and journalist Raphael Honigstein.
The German giants said their goodbyes to Niko Kovac after the club suffer a 5-1 defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday in the Bundesliga and are currently looking for a short term replacement with betting sites giving interesting odds in this matter.
Currently, Bayern has appointed Hermann Gerland and Hansi Flick as the club's caretaker for the time being, and they were able to defeat Olympiakos in a 2-0 win in the Champions League on Wednesday to secure a spot for themselves in the competition round of 16.
Under Kovac in the 2019/20 Bundesliga campaign, Bayern Munich currently sits at the fourth position with 18 points winning five games, drawing three and lost two in 10 league games.
The former Frankfurt manager arrived at Allianz Arena in the summer of 2018 via Fresh Football, taking over from Jupp Heynckes, becoming the third Croatian to manage the club. He helped the club secure the Bundesliga title, DFB Pokal and DFL Super Cup in his first season with the club also becoming the first person to win the league and league cup as a manager and as a player in the history of German football.
With Arsene Wenger now out of the picture, Bayern will now continue eyeing up Ajax manager Erik Ten Hag and Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel.Updated Date: 08 November 2019, 09:36