Germany have sacked coach Hansi Flick following Saturday’s dismal 4-1 pleasant defeat to Japan in Wolfsburg.
Flick, who led Bayern Munich to the treble in 2019-20, has had a troublesome time in command of the nationwide facet and turns into the primary coach to be sacked from the function since 1926.
Germany have misplaced 4 of their final 5 video games and have received solely 12 of the 25 fixtures since Flick succeeded Joachim Löw in 2021.
They have been knocked out within the group levels of final yr’s World Cup in Qatar and are in unhealthy form forward of subsequent summer time’s European Championship, which shall be held in Germany.
Former Germany striker and coach Rudi Völler takes non permanent cost and can lead out the staff in Tuesday night time’s pleasant towards France.
German FA president Bernd Neuendorf stated: “The committee agreed that the German nationwide staff wants a recent impetus after the current disappointing outcomes.
“Going into the European Championship subsequent summer time, we want confidence and optimism within the nation relating to our staff.
“This has been probably the most troublesome choices I’ve needed to make throughout my time on this function as a result of I actually respect Hansi Flick and his assistants, each on knowledgeable and private stage.
“Sporting success is of the upmost significance to the DFB, which is why this choice needed to be made.”
Former Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann, who’s out of labor since leaving the Munich membership final season, is regarded as a number one contender for the function.
The German FA stated they deliberate on naming a successor to Flick “as quickly as doable”.
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