Bayern Munich appoints Julian Nagelsmann on a five-year contract.
The German coach signs RB Leipzig Julian Nagelsmann on a five-year deal to replace Hansi Flick who will leave in the summer.
Nagelsmann is one of the most highly-rated young managers in Europe who led RB Leipzig to the Champions League semi-final last year.
The Bavarians have reportedly paid up to €25 million for the 33-year-old making him the most expensive coach in history.
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“FC Bayern have appointed Julian Nagelsmann as their new head coach,” a Bayern statement read. “The Bavarian-born 33-year-old will move to Munich from RB Leipzig on July 1, 2021 ahead of the new season, signing a five-year-contract with the German record champions until June 30, 2026.”
Upon leaving Leipzig, Nagelsmann wrote in a statement: “I will leave RB Leipzig with a heavy heart. I’ve been able to coach a special team here at a club with huge opportunities and the best possible conditions to work in.
“Everybody here, including the staff who work alongside the team, have ensued that we’ve written plenty of stories for the club’s history books and are continuing to do so for now. I’m really proud of that.”