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Report: Niko Kovac appointed new Bayern Munich manager

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Bayern Munich have announced that Niko Kovac will be replacing their legendary manager Jupp Heynckes at the end of the season

There had been rumors that the recently crown Bundesliga champions were going to be coached by Heynckes for another season, after a strong turnaround in form has enabled Bayern to target an historic treble with the club still competing in both the German Cup and Champions League.

The 72 year-old was bought in to coach the side for a fourth time in his career, after Bayern fired Carlo Ancelotti at the beginning of the season.

But Bayern have confirmed on Twitter that they have decided to replace the German coach with Niko Kovac.

Kovac, who managed the Croatian national team between 2013 to 2015, has impressed the Bundesliga giants at Eintracht Frankfurt and the board have decided he is the right man for the job.