Bayern Agree Deal In Principle With Kompany To Be Their Head Coach

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Vincent Kompany guided Burnley to the premier league but, got relegated, despite playing attacking football.

German side, Bayern Munich has agreed a deal in principle with Burnley Manager, Vincent Kompany to become their new coach.

The club moved for Kompany after a series of rejections in their search for a successor to Thomas Tuchel who stepped down at the end of the season.

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The likes of Bayer Leverkusen boss, Xabi Alonso, Present Germany Senior football men’s coach, Julian Nagelsmann and Austria coach, Ralf Rangnick rejected Bayern Munich following their decision to part with Tuchel.

Tuchel held talks with Bayern earlier in May about remaining at the club, but they ended without an agreement.

It is understood Kompany has agreed a deal until 2027, with Bayern set to pay Burnley £10.2m in compensation.

Craig Bellamy, Kompany’s assistant at Burnley, will not accompany the Belgian to the Allianz Arena but Floribert Ngalula and Bram Geers will form part of his backroom staff.

Bayern were keen to appoint a German-speaking coach and Kompany ticks that box, having played for Hamburg for two years during his playing career.

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The 38-year-old has built a decent reputation as a manager during his time at Anderlecht and Burnley.

A four-time Premier League winner as a player with Manchester City, Kompany became Anderlecht head coach in 2020 following a spell as player-manager, before moving to Turf Moor.

The Belgian guided Burnley to the Championship title in 2023 but the Clarets were relegated from the Premier League this season.

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