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Arsene Wenger admits he was approached over Bayern Munich job but is not a candidate

Arsene Wenger
has been closely linked with the Bayern Munich job (Picture: Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger has dominated himself out of taking the Bayern Munich supervisor’s job, but admits that he was approached by the German membership.

The former Arsenal boss has been closely linked with the highest job with the giants, regardless of being with out a membership since leaving the Gunners final yr.

Bayern sacked supervisor Nico Kovac after a 5-1 battering by the hands of Eintracht Frankfurt, and the change has appeared to make an immediate influence, with the Bavarians hammering Borussia Dortmund 4-Zero on Saturday.

The interim supervisor, Hansi Flick, is now favorite to take over completely, and Wenger has confirmed that it definitely received’t be him taking the function.

‘First of all I never was candidate,’ Wenger instructed beIN Sports. ‘I have been approached and I’m not within the working for the job.

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‘I was approached. I’m not a candidate for the job, that is clear and particular, it doesn’t want a tremendous referee.’

The Frenchman might not be heading to Germany, but he has by no means dominated out a return to administration and continues to maintain his choices open.

When requested if he was achieved with administration, Wenger stated: ‘No, not necessarily, but at the moment.’

Flick has taken cost of two video games and received them each with out conceding a purpose, with a 2-Zero win over Olympiakos previous the Dortmund demolition.

Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says he will stay on the put up whereas outcomes preserve coming.

‘We will continue working with Hansi Flick until further notice,’ stated Rummenigge. ‘He said two games was his first finish line. Well he has crossed that line tonight with flying colours, and now we will calmly continue with him.’

Flick performed for Bayern from 1985-90 but has not managed a aspect since Hoffenheim from 2000-05.

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