The highly-rated RB Leipzig boss wouldn’t be drawn on rumours linking him with a high-profile summer season transfer
RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann has performed down discuss linking him with Bayern Munich and Barcelona.
Hypothesis has gathered tempo suggesting the 33-year-old is on the radar of the 2 European giants ought to they make a change within the dugout on the finish of the season.
Nagelsmann, nevertheless, was eager to distance himself from such rumours and stated it was “disrespectful” to take a position whereas each golf equipment nonetheless have managers in place.
What are the rumours about Nagelsmann?
Hypothesis within the German media has urged Bayern boss Hansi Flick is the No 1 candidate to succeed Joachim Low as coach of the German nationwide staff when he steps down after this summer season’s European Championship.
Ought to Flick depart Allianz Enviornment then Nagelsmann, it’s believed, could be on the high of their shortlist to exchange him.
There was related hypothesis in Spain, with Joan Laporta, contemporary from his victory in Barcelona’s presidential elections, eager to start a brand new period at Camp Nou by bringing in Nagelsmann to exchange Ronald Koeman.
Koeman solely joined the membership final summer season however has endured a troublesome marketing campaign, with the Catalan giants six factors behind leaders Atletico Madrid in La Liga and overwhelmed by Paris Saint-Germain within the Champions League final 16.
Nagelsmann, in the meantime, has earned widespread reward for his achievements throughout his managerial profession.
He impressed throughout three seasons at Hoffenheim to earn a transfer to RB Leipzig in 2019, with the membership at the moment competitng with champions Bayern on the high of the Bundesliga desk.
What did Nagelsmann say?
Nagelsmann was requested in regards to the rumours when chatting with reporters at a information convention on Friday, however wouldn’t be drawn right into a prolonged response.
“I understand how the soccer enterprise works,” he stated, including it might disrespectful of him to “discuss these points”.
He additionally stated such hypothesis is “merely not very related” and he was concentrating solely on Sunday’s Bundesliga conflict towards Eintracht Frankfurt.
“It’s not unrealistic for each groups to get a Champions League place,” stated Nagelsmann, with Frankfurt at the moment in fourth place, 10 factors behind second-paced Leipzig. “It’s a sport that we wish to win.”