Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has dismissed the possibility of becoming the next manager of Bayern Munich in the near future. The future of Bayern boss Niko Kovac remains shrouded in doubt despite retaining the Bundesliga title in his first season, and Klopp has been linked as a replacement.
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Bayern president Franz Beckenbauer has spoken openly about his desire to one day bring the former Borussia Dortmund boss back to Germany, but Klopp says although he is flattered, it is not on the agenda just yet. He insists he has a job still to do with the newly crowned European champions, and intends to see it out.
“I like Franz — and he likes me,” Klopp told Bild. “But I have a long-term contract at Liverpool. “I would rather he said that than him saying and thinking that I cannot (be Bayern manager). However, both Bayern and Borussia Dortmund have very good coaches. And what could be in five years or more, I do not know. Maybe there will be completely different coaches that qualify.”