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Is Rummenigge hinting at an extended stay as Bayern boss for Flick?

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Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge may have dropped a subtle hint that Hansi Flick may be given the Bayern Munich job on a permanent basis.

Hansi flick was appointed as interim manager of Bayern Munich after Niko Kovac was fired back in November.

After some good results and an apparent unavailability of their preferred candidate, Bayern handed Flick the reigns until the end of the season.

He has now played 18, won 15, drawn once and lost only two games.

Bayern sit at the top of the Bundesliga and are still in the DFB Cup.

Add to that the likelihood of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Champions League and Fleck’s stock rises after beating Chelsea 0-3 at Stamford Bridge in the first leg of the Round of 16.

The powers that be at Bayern have given little away as to their plans for the future. That was until at a banquet where club CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge may have dropped the biggest hint yet.

It just so happened that it was Flick’s birthday the day before the banquet, and the World Cup-winning director offered his manager a gift that might come in useful.

According to Goal, he said:

“Our coach turned 55 yesterday.”

“We’ll give you a pen in this red packet.”

“Sometimes you sign papers with pens.”

Hint or not, he must be in with a good shot of getting the job with a record like this.

What do you think?