Munich, Germany /
Two legends of the Bayern Munich, as they are Lothar Matthäus Y Stefan Effenberg, coincide in pointing out the break between coach Hans-Dieter Flick and the sports director Hasan Salihamidzic, an irreconcilable situation that will force one of the two to march at the end of the season.
“They have divergent opinions, especially when it comes to the squad, and I think it is no longer repairable, their positions are too far apart “, wrote Matthew, Ballon d’Or in 1990 and more than 150 times international with Germany, in his column ‘Bavaria insider‘which he publishes daily in the Bild.
“One of the two has to go“he said for his part Effenberg in its usual collaboration with the T-online site, adding that “the club is pushing Flick To the Exit”.
The confrontation between the two leaders is public and delights the German press. Flick has not hesitated to criticize the transfer policy of Salihamidzic and in saying that his current roster is “less good” than last season, when he won the triplet, the second in the history of the Bavarian club.
The latest discrepancy, the decision of the sporting director of Failure to renew veteran defender Jérôme Boateng’s contract, contrary to the opinion of Flickhas done nothing but add fuel to the fire.
The explosive situation led to the club’s president on Friday, also a former player Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, to raise their voices to try to make both protagonists see reason: “We have to close ranks, work together in a harmonious way, loyal and professional. This is what I have asked, bluntly, to the sports management. It is what has always distinguished the Bayern“, notice.