Monday, September 11, 2023

Hansi Flick sacked as Germany boss after 4-1 Japan defeat with Chelsea and Tottenham target Julian Nagelsmann favourite to take over


Hansi Flick has been sacked as Germany manager after a 4-1 friendly defeat to Japan.

The German football association confirmed the news, with record scorer and current DFB director Rudi Voller to step in against France on Tuesday.

Flick has been let goGetty

A statement from DFB president Bernd Neuendorf read: “The committees agreed that the senior men’s national team needs new impetus after the recent disappointing results.

“We need a spirit of optimism and confidence with a view to the European Championships in our own country.

“For me personally, it is one of the most difficult decisions in my life current term of office. Because I value Hansi Flick and his assistant coaches as football experts and people.

“But sporting success is the top priority for the DFB. Therefore the decision was unavoidable.”

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