By Max Winters For Mailonline
Published: 14:57 BST, 7 May 2020 | Updated: 15:26 BST, 7 May 2020
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
(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