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Eintracht Frankfurt Send Classy Message To Niko Kovac After Bayern Munich Departure

Eintracht Frankfurt Send Classy Message To Niko Kovac After Bayern Munich Departure

Eintracht Frankfurt have sent a classy message to former boss Niko Kovac following his departure from Bayern Munich.

Kovac's reign as Bayern manager came to an end via mutual agreement on Sunday evening after a 5-1 defeat at the hands of Eintracht on Saturday.

Kovac lasted just over a year at Bayern. (Image Credit: PA)
Kovac lasted just over a year at Bayern. (Image Credit: PA)

The defeat has left Bayern in fourth place in the Bundesliga, four points behind leaders Borussia Monchengladbach.

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Eintracht have posted a classy message on Twitter to their former boss today which you can check out below.


The tweet translates to: "Here in Frankfurt, your star shines brighter than in the south, Niko. You will find your way, cup winner coach!"

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It's a classy response to a manager who brought them success.

Kovac managed 'The Eagles' between 2016 and 2018 during a successful two years which saw them qualify for the Europa League as well as win the DFB-Pokal in 2018.

Kovac lifting the DFB-Pokal in 2018 after beating Bayern Munich 3-1. (Image Credit: PA)
Kovac lifting the DFB-Pokal in 2018 after beating Bayern Munich 3-1. (Image Credit: PA)

The DFB-Pokal win, which ironically came at the expense of the 48-year-old's future employers Bayern, was Eintracht's first trophy since 1988.

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He also managed to bring in a crop of exciting players such as Luka Jovic, Sebastian Haller & Ante Rebic.

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The three of them managed to go on and form one of the deadliest attacking trios in world football and caught the eye of many.

Rebic, Jovic & Haller were all brought to Eintracht by Kovac. (Image Credit: PA)
Rebic, Jovic & Haller were all brought to Eintracht by Kovac. (Image Credit: PA)

All three have since moved on, with Jovic now at Real Madrid while Haller is in the Premier League with West Ham United and Rebic is on loan at AC Milan.

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Kovac's spell at Bayern Munich came to an end following the thumping at the Commerzbank-Arena but many were never convinced by the Croatian.

Senior figures such as Thomas Muller were reportedly never on his side while the dressing room had been described as 'dysfunctional' by many sources.

Bayern are ultimately a team in transition following the departure of senior players like Franck Ribery, Arjen Robben and Mats Hummels in the summer.

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Their hunt for a new manager could ultimately lead to Jose Mourinho.

The former Manchester United boss has been out of work since December.

Image Credit: PA
Image Credit: PA

Bayern legend Bastian Schweinsteiger has stated the Portuguese used to ask about the Bundesliga outfit while they were both at Old Trafford.

Who do you think will take over at Bayern Munich?

Sound off in the comments below.

Featured Image Credit: PA & @Eintracht on Twitter

Topics: Football News, Eintracht Frankfurt, Bayern, Niko Kovac, Football, Bayern Munich, Bundesliga

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Daniel Marland

Daniel is a freelancer journalist for SPORTbible and covers a variety of sports. He also has past experience of working at Manchester United and once locked eyes with Jose Mourinho. He lived to tell the tale.