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New Bayern Munich coach Tuchel: Not time to call Nagelsmann

New Bayern Munich coach Thomas Tuchel has revealed that he hasn't contacted predecessor Julian Nagelsmann.

Bayern Munich surprisingly parted ways with Nagelsmann, 35, on Friday and wasted no time in bringing in former Chelsea coach Tuchel in a deal until 2025.

The German, 49, goes straight into crucial games, starting with title rival - and Tuchel's former club - Borussia Dortmund on April 1.

"I can certainly empathize with him, but it's not my responsibility. Contact with him? Certainly not right away," he told a news conference.

"I don't want to be disrespectful. It doesn't help me to have his point of view now either. At some point our paths will cross and we'll talk."

Tuchel also boldly targeted winning a treble with the Bundesliga club this season.

He said: "It's an honour and a distinction to be asked by Bayern Munich. I've been in very close contact with Bayern before.

"But back then I couldn't wait. It would never be appropriate to pressure anyone. Things went very quickly this time, it's a top solution for me.

"The timing was surprising, I didn't expect it and there was no contact beforehand. I assumed that I would continue my career abroad.

"The first interview was on Tuesday evening. The size of the challenge was the deciding factor that I wanted to do it.

"We don't really have much time. I probably won't see the internationals until Friday. Winning all titles is still possible.

"Therefore, it will be all about the details. I have an idea of what to do and I'm really looking forward to it. It's about playing for all titles.

"Even when you work abroad for a while, you become even more aware of the importance of FC Bayern. It's one of the biggest clubs in Europe and the world.

"That's a big responsibility too. 'In the end there's also a personal reason for me to work here close to my family and in the state where I was born.

"There are many reasons that made me accept quickly."

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