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Vincent Kompany Set to Join Bayern Munich Despite Burnley’s Relegation

Vincent Kompany Set to Join Bayern Munich Despite Burnley's Relegation

Bayern Munich is likely to hire Burnley head coach Vincent Kompany, prioritizing his style of play over recent results. Kompany, who led Burnley to promotion last season, has caught Bayern’s eye despite Burnley’s relegation from the Premier League this season.

Kompany started his coaching career at Anderlecht before moving to Burnley, where he implemented a possession-based style, contrasting with Burnley’s previous direct approach. Despite Burnley’s relegation, Kompany’s tactical approach and ability to nurture young talent have made him a top candidate for the Bayern job.

Bayern is looking for a replacement for Thomas Tuchel, who was recently dismissed. The search has seen them consider several candidates, including Xabi Alonso and Julian Nagelsmann, but Kompany has emerged as the favorite. Bayern sporting directors Max Eberl and Christoph Freund have gathered information and initiated discussions with Kompany, who reportedly has a verbal agreement in place to join the club.

Kompany’s experience in the Bundesliga as a player with Hamburg and his coaching education under Pep Guardiola at Manchester City add to his appeal. Despite Burnley’s struggles in the Premier League, his innovative approach and potential for future success make him an attractive option for Bayern Munich. The official deal is still pending, but both parties are optimistic about reaching a final agreement soon.

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