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Barcelona appoint former Bayern manager Flick as new boss

Wednesday, May 29th, 2024 15:29 | By
Barcelona Manager Hansi Flick. PHOTO/@FabrizioRomano/X

Barcelona have appointed former Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick as their new boss on a two-year contract.

Flick, was who sacked by Germany in September 2023, takes over from Xavi, who was sacked last week.

Flick's stint with Germany came after he guided Bayern Munich to a treble in 2020, winning the Bundesliga, German Cup, and Champions League.

Hansi Flick is welcomed by Barcelona President Joan Laporta. PHOTO/fcBarcelona.com
Hansi Flick is welcomed by Barcelona President Joan Laporta. PHOTO/fcBarcelona.com

Barcelona forward Robert Lewandowski, 35, played under Flick at the Allianz Arena for two seasons.

Flick's Bayern Munich completed the treble in 2020 by winning the Bundesliga, German Cup, and Champions League.

Tough Barcelona role awaits

Departing Barcelona boss Xavi, who was sacked a month after the club confirmed he would stay, said his successor will "suffer" in the role.

He guided Barcelona to La Liga and Spanish Super Cup glory in his first full season in charge but this season the Catalan giants finished 10 points short of La Liga champions Real Madrid.

More to follow.

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