sport news Miroslav Klose signs one-year deal to become Bayern Munich assistant manager

German goal-scoring legend Miroslav Klose signs one-year deal to become Bayern Munich assistant manager from next season Miroslav Klose will become Bayern Munich assistant manager from next season The German goal-scoring legend signed a one-year deal to help Hansi Flick Klose has a record 16 World Cup goals and won the trophy with Germany in 2014 He has been coaching Bayern's Under-17 side but has stepped up to first-team

By Max Winters For Mailonline

Published: 14:57 BST, 7 May 2020 | Updated: 15:26 BST, 7 May 2020

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German legend Miroslav Klose has signed a one-year contract to become Bayern Munich assistant manager under head coach Hansi Flick from next season.

Klose, who scored a record 16 World Cup goals and won the trophy with Germany in 2014, has been a youth coach at Bayern for the past two years since retiring as player in 2016. 

The 41-year-old scored 53 goals in 150 games in all competitions for Bayern between 2007 and 2011. 

Miroslav Klose has signed a one-year contract to become Bayern Munich assistant manager

Miroslav Klose has signed a one-year contract to become Bayern Munich assistant manager

(L-R) Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Klose and Hasan Salihamidzic pose for the announcement

(L-R) Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Klose and Hasan Salihamidzic pose for the announcement

Klose was appointed as the club's Under-17 coach in May 2018 and led them to the South/Southwest league title last season. 

He posed for photos with chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic while maintaining social distancing rules and wearing masks.

'We have known each other very

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