Bayern Munich set to hire Zidane or Wenger after poor start in Bundesliga

Bayern Munich set to hire Zidane or Wenger after poor start in Bundesliga

- Wenger and Zidane have been shortlisted as potential replacements for Kovac

- Bayern Munich have gone four matches without a win and lie sixth on the table

- Former Paris Saint-Germain manager Laurent Blanc has also been reportedly lined up

Struggling Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have shortlisted Zinedine Zidane and Arsene Wenger as replacement for Niko Kovac.

Since the departure of Jupp Heynckes in the summer, the Bavarians have struggled under Kovac in recent games.

The German giants have been win-less in the last four matches and were embarrassed at home by visiting Borussia Mochengladbach by 3-0 last weekend.

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The champions now lie in sixth position on the table, four points behind league leaders and the only unbeaten side, Borussia Dortmund.

According to reports, the management of the club are running out of patience with Kovac who was impressive at Eintracht Frankfurkt.

And German news media outlet Bild, have confirmed that Bayern are already making a shortlist for a possible replacements at the dug out.

And both Wenger and Zidane have been out of work since last season after stepping at their respective roles in Arsenal and Real Madrid.

Former Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc is also thought to be on the list after leaving the French side since 2016

Wenger is reportedly set to return to management after stepping down as manager of Arsenal after 22 years.

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On the other hand, Zidane resigned as Los Blancos completed a treble in the Champions League in three seasons.

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Jerome Boateng confirmed that he was one of the Man United full-back target during the final days of the Premier League transfer window.

The defender told Mirror that there was an interest from both Red Devils, but it did not lead to anything.

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