Bayern Munich are set to announce the appointment of Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel as their new head coach, during a press conference this morning (25 March). Tuchel revealed he was ‘devastated’ to be let go from the English side, and hasn’t been in work since. It’s rumoured that Nagelsmann was let go because of lack-of player development, and unsuccessful results .
Sheikh Jassim, the chairman of Qatar Islamic Bank and the son of a former Qatari prime minister, placed his second-round offer overnight. A source close to the bid say the Qataris remain confident of completing a takeover despite rival interest from Sir Jim Ratcliffe and Finnish businessman Thomas Zilliacus. The Glazers acquired the club for £750million in a highly-leveraged deal in 2005.
A source close to the bid say the Qataris remain confident of completing a takeover.