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​Bayern Munich release statement disapproving Flick announcement

Bayern Munich have released a statement regarding their coach Hansi Flick's desire to leave the club at the end of the season.

Flick has led Bayern to Bundesliga, Champions League, DFB-Pokal, German Super Cup, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup glory in the past 18 months.

However, the 56-year-old declared his intent to leave at the end of the season, with rumors circulating that he is in line for the German national team job.

With Joachim Low set to leave after the European Championships this summer, Flick is touted as the desired replacement.

"Yesterday (Saturday), FC Bayern head coach Hansi Flick made public his wish to terminate his contract, which runs until June 2023, at the end of the current season," read a statement from Bayern on Sunday.

"Hansi Flick had informed the FC Bayern Munchen AG executive board of this wish during the past week.

"Hansi Flick and FC Bayern had agreed to place the focus on the matches against VfL Wolfsburg, Bayer 04 Leverkusen (20 April) and 1. FSV Mainz 05 (24 April), in order not to disrupt the concentration of the whole club on these three important matches.

"FC Bayern disapproves of the unilateral communications issued by Hansi Flick and will continue talks after the match at Mainz, as agreed."

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