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Thomas Tuchel on Bayern Munich keep: ‘Every part is feasible’

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Thomas Tuchel opened the door on the notion of him staying on as Bayern Munich head coach on Friday, saying that whereas he has agreed to go away the membership on the finish of the season, “the whole lot is feasible.”

Bayern introduced in February that the 50-year-old would step down from his position on the finish of the season.

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The Bavarian aspect have endured a tough marketing campaign domestically as they path Bundesliga champions Bayer Leverkusen by 12 factors.

Nonetheless, their performances within the Champions League, the place they’ve reached the final 4 and drew 2-2 with Actual Madrid on the Allianz Area within the first leg of their Champions League remaining on Tuesday, has led some to say that Tuchel ought to keep on as supervisor.

Requested about the potential for him remaining as coach, Tuchel informed a information convention: “That is an settlement so this cannot be modified.

“Nicely, you possibly can change each contract on mutual consent as a result of we had a contract as effectively and we agreed on ending it early so the whole lot is feasible. However the reply is identical, the settlement stands and the settlement exists.”

A supply has informed ESPN that ought to Tuchel go away Bayern as deliberate this summer season, his desire is to return to the Premier League and he can be open to chatting with Manchester United if a emptiness opened up.

United boss Erik ten Hag is beneath stress at Outdated Trafford after a disappointing second season in cost coupled with the arrival of latest co-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe.

Bayern have additionally discovered it tough to nominate Tuchel’s successor.

Ralf Rangnick stated on Thursday that he has determined to stay in his position as head coach of the Austria nationwide workforce, turning down the chance to tackle the supervisor’s job at Bayern.

Leverkusen boss and former Bayern midfielder Xabi Alonso had been linked with the soon-to-be vacant supervisor position however has introduced his intention to stay at his membership.

In the meantime, the person Tuchel changed as supervisor, Julian Nagelsmann, additionally turned down a return to Bayern and has signed an extension to stay as Germany head coach past this summer season’s residence European Championship.

Bayern face Stuttgart within the Bundesliga on Saturday earlier than travelling to Madrid for the second leg of their Champions League semifinal on Wednesday.