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Saturday September 12 2020
Kovac: 'Monaco not interested in Brozo'

Monaco coach Niko Kovac has claimed the Ligue 1 side are not interested in Inter midfielder Marcelo Brozovic. ‘We are following other leads’.

The Croatian coached his compatriot in the Under-21 national side and Brozovic has been linked with a reunion with the former Bayern Munich coach in Ligue 1.

“I think it’s very easy to be linked with a player I have already coached in the past,” he told newspaper Nice-Matin.

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Friday January 17 2020
Bayern to send Perisic back

Bayern Munich will reportedly send on loan winger Ivan Perisic back to Inter at the end of the season, according to a report in Germany.

The Croatian joined the Bavarian side from the Nerazzurri in the final weeks of the transfer window as it became clear that there was little space for him in Antonio Conte’s 3-5-2 system.

Perisic has played regularly for Bayern, making 12 appearances in the Bundesliga and a further six in Europe.

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Thursday November 7 2019
Allegri still Bayern favourite

Max Allegri remains the favourite to take the Bayern Munich job after Bild report the club rejected Arsene Wenger.

The German giants are currently third in the Bundesliga, although they have already qualified for the Champions League Round of 16.

They parted company with Niko Kovac this week by mutual consent and are expected to appoint a replacement during the break for international duty.

According to Bild, Wenger called up Bayern chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge to offer his services, but was told he is not on their short-list of options.

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Sunday November 3 2019
Allegri favourite for Bayern job

Former Juventus coach Max Allegri is the favourite to take over as the new boss of Bayern Munich after Niko Kovac was fired, according to German newspaper BILD.

The Bundesliga champions announced this evening that Kovac had been dismissed.

Allegri has been on a sabbatical since leaving Turin last June, and it was thought that he was holding off for the opportunity to manage in England.

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Sunday November 3 2019
Allegri up for Bayern Munich job?

Max Allegri has been linked with the benches of Manchester United, Real Madrid, Arsenal, Tottenham and now also Bayern Munich.

The former Juventus boss is biding his time before starting a new adventure, having ended his spell in Turin with five consecutive Serie A titles.

According to the Corriere dello Sport, Allegri is the prime candidate for the Bayern Munich job if the Germans sack Niko Kovac.

That is more than a possibility after a shock 5-1 defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt this weekend.

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Monday August 12 2019
Bayern defend Perisic signing

Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac has defended his side’s capture of Inter winger Ivan Perisic. “It’s as if he isn’t a good player.”

Perisic is joining Bayern on loan with an option to buy, but sections of the German giants’ support are unhappy their team have gone in for a player who is surplus to requirements at Inter and is now the wrong side of 30.

“I can confirm he was in Munich today,” Kovac told reporters.

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Tuesday November 27 2018
Ancelotti: ‘Red Star not decisive’

Carlo Ancelotti calls tomorrow’s match with Red Star “important, not decisive” for his Napoli side.

The Partenopei welcome the Serbian side in the Champions League, and can take a big step toward the Last 16 with Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain meeting at the Parc des Princes.

“It’s essential to start this important match well,” Ancelotti began his Press conference by saying.

“It’s important, but not decisive, to get through the group. What will count will be intensity and application.

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Sunday August 5 2018
Perisic drops Bayern hint

Ivan Perisic has suggested that he could leave Inter for Bayern Munich. “If Niko Kovac wants me, he knows where I am...”

Perisic previously played in Germany with Borussia Dortmund and Wolfsburg, while he spent two years working under Kovac when the Bayern boss was in charge of the Croatian national team.

“Me at Bayern? Niko Kovac influenced me a lot,” the winger told Sport Bild.

“I played very well for Croatia when he was Coach and we congratulated each other for everything we did in Germany.

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Monday July 30 2018
‘Lewy wants Bayern exit, but…’

Niko Kovac has warned Serie A clubs that Robert Lewandowski will not be leaving Bayern Munich this summer, despite his idea ‘to go elsewhere’.

Lewandowski could be a target for Inter if Mauro Icardi leaves for Real Madrid, but Kovac reiterated the striker was going nowhere, while vowing to keep Jerome Boateng, who had been linked with Juventus.

“Our stance is clear: He won’t leave this club,” the Coach was quoted as saying by ESPN.

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Monday July 2 2018
‘Boateng & Lewy staying at Bayern’

New Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac has warned Juventus that Jerome Boateng and Robert Lewandowski are going nowhere this summer.

Kovac was officially unveiled by Bayern on Monday, but the Croatian immediately had to fend off questions about the pair, who have been linked with Juve in recent weeks.

“Boateng? He’ll stay with us. I’ve already talked to him,” he affirmed.

“I coached his brother at Frankfurt and I’ll feel as good with Jerome as I did with [Kevin] Prince.

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