Kovac becomes Klinsmann’s successor


Now this personnel has also been clarified: after the separation from Jürgen Klinsmann RTL found a new expert for the international matches of the German national team – and he is top-class.

Again Sports buzzer According to its own information, the former FC Bayern coach Niko Kovac will be giving his assessments of the performance of the team of national coach Joachim Löw from the next DFB games in the coming autumn.

For Kovac, who is playing a test game against former club Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday evening (Eintracht Frankfurt – AS Monaco from 5:55 p.m. LIVE on TV on SPORT1), the job is the second new task within a few days.

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Just under two weeks ago, the 48-year-old had hired as a coach at the French Ligue 1 club AS Monaco – now follows the engagement as a TV expert.

In any case, Kovac has the necessary background for his job at the Cologne private broadcaster: Before he was employed in Frankfurt (2016 to 2018) and in Bavaria (2018 to November 2019), he was practically a direct colleague of Löw and had a national coach from 2013 to 2015 oversees the Croatian national team.

Separation from Klinsmann to Hertha-Aus

RTL again, Klinsmann broke up in February, like SPORT1 had reported exclusively at that time. This was preceded not least by the mud fight between the former Hertha BSC coach and the Berliners.

Klinsmann and the broadcaster were already in a contractless state at the time after the 56-year-old’s contract expired on December 31, 2019.

Klinsmann at Bayern: He thought about Schweinsteiger’s sale

A 22-page protocol made public was one of the decisive factors in the separation: Klinsmann evaluated each individual Hertha player in terms of current performance and possible “added value” for the future. Manager Michael Preetz also got his fat off.

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