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Bayern Munich part company with Kovac

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Bayern Munich part company with Kovac

(Reuters) – Bayern Munich have parted company with coach Niko Kovac, a day after a 5-1 defeat by Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga.

A statement from the German giants said Kovac had gone after “mutual agreement” between him and the club.

Bayern president Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said: “The performance of our team in recent weeks and the results have shown us that there was need for action.

“I had an open and serious conversation with Niko on this basis on Sunday with the consensual result that Niko is no longer coach of Bayern.”

(Reporting by Martyn Herman; Editing by Christian Radnedge)