There is reportedly a termination clause in Joachim Low’s contract, should he fail to impress this summer with Germany.
The 54-year-old has been in charge of the national team since succeeding Jurgen Klinsmann after the 2006 World Cup and has so far taken Die Mannschaft to at least the semi-finals of the last three major tournaments.
However, despite heading into this summer’s World Cup with a contract still due to run until June 2016, the Gazzetta dello Sport indicate that Low is under scrutiny from the German Football Association.
The pink paper allege that failure to impress this summer will be enough for the DFB to activate a reputed termination clause in the tactician’s contract.
Germany are drawn in Group G of this summer’s tournament with Portugal, Ghana and the United States and are one of the favourites to win the competition outright.