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BREAKING: Bayern confirm Kompany as Tuchel’s replacement

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Bayern Munich has announced the appointment of Vincent Kompany as their new head coach, signing him on a three-year contract.

The 38-year-old Belgian takes over from Thomas Tuchel and makes the move from Burnley to the Bundesliga outfit following an agreement between the two clubs on a compensation fee.

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Kompany previously led Burnley to Championship victory in the 2022-23 season, but unfortunately, the Clarets faced relegation from the Premier League this season after finishing 19th.

“It’s a great honour to be able to work for this club – FC Bayern is an institution in international football,” said the former Manchester City defender.

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Following his retirement from playing in 2020, Kompany made the move to Burnley from Anderlecht in 2022, where he signed a five-year contract extension just last year.

However, after Burnley’s home defeat to Nottingham Forest on the final day of the season, Kompany declined to address questions about his future.

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Initially, Burnley expressed confidence in retaining Kompany at Turf Moor, but they cited “the changing dynamics of the situation” as a reason that ultimately made it unfeasible.

“We understand the allure and prestige of a club like Bayern Munich and respect Vincent’s ambition to explore new opportunities,” the club said.

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