Another Guardiola pupil in a big team: Kompany at Bayern Munich, soap opera over

After a long soap opera and several rejections, from Nagelsmann to Flick, up to Rangnick, the Bayern Monaco has found his new coach: it will be Vincent Kompany. The news had been in the air for several days and has now become official, via a statement published by the Bavarian club via its official website: “FC Bayern has hired Vincent Kompany as the new coach. The 38-year-old Belgian has signed until 30 June 2027. Recently worked for Premier League club Burnley.”

The former Bunrley player made his first statements as coach of the Bavarians: “I can’t wait to face the challenge of Bayern Munich. It’s a great honor to be able to work for this club: Bayern Munich is an institution in international football. As a coach, I will have to defend my idea of ​​the game with personality: I love having the ball, being creative with the ball and you also have to be aggressive and courageous on the pitch. Now I can’t wait to dedicate myself to the basic things: working with the players, build a team. When the foundation is laid, we can be successful.”

“Impossible to say no
Kompany was tied by a contract to Burnley, Bayern Munich paid and the English club supported the Belgian’s ambition. The company clarified its position, making it known that “even if we were initially confident in keeping our manager, the changing dynamics of the situation made it impossible”.

The note from Burnley continues: “We understand the charm and prestige of a club like Bayern Munich and respect Vincent’s ambition to explore new opportunities. We wish only the best for Vincent and would like to place on record our appreciation for his dedication every single day that he has been part of this football team. Our priority remains the stability and success of Burnley FC and we will continue to take the necessary steps to ensure our ambition of our return to the Premier League is realised. We have begun the search for a new manager and will make an announcement in due course.”