These with shorter reminiscences will keep in mind Hansi Flick as the primary Germany coach to be sacked within the position’s historical past.
Hyperlinks, then, to Barcelona, certainly one of Europe’s most prestigious golf equipment, could seem far-fetched to some.
Christian Falk, nevertheless, has completely knowledgeable CaughtOffside that the Blaugrana’s sporting director, Deco, has already contacted the 58-year-old on behalf of membership president Joan Laporta.
The Spanish outfit wished to sign their curiosity within the former Bayern Munich boss’ providers and inform him that he’s certainly one of a number of candidates on the shortlist to exchange Xavi Hernandez.
Intriguingly, this comes at a time shortly after the coach’s trip in Spain.
Flick has lengthy been on Barca’s radar
It must be emphasised that this isn’t some careless whim on the La Liga giants’ half.
Flick has already loved a video name with Laporta again in 2021, with the latter eager to persuade the previous FC Koln star to take up the reins in Catalonia. The German turned down the chance, nevertheless, which paved the best way for the return of prodigal son Xavi.
Data damaged at Bayern
It shouldn’t be forgotten that the previous midfielder at present holds the document for the very best win price in Bayern teaching historical past at 81%, with a points-per-game complete (2.45) that’s second solely to Pep Guardiola (2.52).
Admittedly, that comes from a smaller pool of video games managed for the Bavarians, although that solely serves to spotlight the quantity of silverware taken in such a brief keep on the Allianz Area.
A sextuple was secured within the house of over eight months, with the incumbent Bundesliga champions lifting seven titles in complete throughout Flick’s tenure.
That would be the coach Deco and Laporta hope to deliver to Spotify Camp Nou for 2024/25, ought to he show superior to all different candidates thought of.