Arsenal news: Thomas Tuchel in talks to replace Arsene Wenger after snubbing Bayern Munich

THOMAS TUCHEL has reportedly turned down the chance to manage Bayern Munich and has already held talks with Arsenal.


Posted Sunday, March 25, 2018 by Express.co.uk

Arsenal news: Thomas Tuchel in talks to replace Arsene Wenger after snubbing Bayern Munich
Arsenal news: Thomas Tuchel has held talks about replacing Arsene Wenger

Bayern Munich are looking for a new manager to take over from 72-year-old Jupp Heynckes.

Heynckes came out of retirement when Carlo Ancelotti was sacked earlier this season, and has been vocal in his desire to see Tuchel get the job next.

But according to reports in Germany, former Borussia Dortmund boss Tuchel was rejected Bayern and told them he wants to manage abroad.

The 44-year-old German has been without a club since last May when was axed by Dortmund just days after leading them to German Cup success.

Tuchel has been linked with Arsene Wenger’s job at Arsenal and Antonio Conte’s at Chelsea.

Arsenal news: Thomas Tuchel in talks to replace Arsene Wenger after snubbing Bayern Munich
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And German TV channel Sport1 claim Tuchel has already negotiated with Arsenal about taking over from the Frenchman.

It is added Chelsea would be keen on him if as expected they part company with Conte at the end of the season.

Paris Saint-Germain are also mooted as an option for Tuchel, but Arsenal appear to be the frontrunners.

Tuchel is well known by Arsenal's new head of recruitment Sven Mislintat, with the pair working together at Dortmund.

Although it has been said that they endured a somewhat rocky relationship.

Bayern had lined up the highly-rated German to be their new man with Heynckes set to leave.

And the caretaker boss even said: "Thomas Tuchel has the quality to coach Bayern. I rate Thomas Tuchel.

“He has continued the progression from the youth teams at Mainz. That is the stairway to success that you must take, learning the correct approach and people skills.



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