He also says that Bayern did not contact him until Thursday when they offered him a three-year deal that the former Bayern player couldn't refuse. Both already know the club, as they were players there. "We are convinced that he is the right coach for Bayern's future". New boss Julen Lopetegui has played the artful 27-year-old in 15 of his 18 games in charge, and the former Barcelona schemer will be expected to underpin La Roja's title tilt this summer.
After honing his coaching skills as a youth and then assistant coach at Red Bull Salzburg, Kovac managed the Croatian national team to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil before accepting his first club appointment at Eintracht Frankfurt.
Kovac has a long playing career in the Bundesliga, was at Bayern between 2001-03.
"He is innovative, he is one who loves football and also has good communication with his players [which] I have also experienced". With AP Photos.Bayern Munich has hired Niko Kovac as coach starting next season.
"Bayern are a great team and we will need to be at our best in both games".
Frankfurt sporting director Fredi Bobic blasted Bayern for not getting in touch beforehand, and for the timing of its announcement.
Real Madrid have won the Champions League in each of the last two years
Berlin-born Kovac took over at Frankfurt in March 2016 and helped the club survive a relegation playoff that season before finishing 11th previous year, when they reached the DFB Pokal final.
In German media, Kovac is regarded to be only second choice for Bayern.
"The offer has surprised us at this stage of the season, but we owe a lot to Kovac", Bobic told reporters at a news conference on Friday.
Borussia Monchengladbach head coach Dieter Hecking insists his team will not settle for limiting the damage against the champions. "Everyone respects the other", Frankfurt forward Kevin-Prince Boateng said earlier this season.
"Yes, there was an option for Niko Kovac to get out of the contract if an absolute European top club came".
BayernMunich stand in the way of Real Madrid and a third straight Champions League final.
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