Why he benefited from Bayern’s Champions League victory

Niko Kovac is currently the coach at AS Monaco. Until November last year he was still on the coaching bench in Munich. Now he has revealed why the Bayern triple was positive for him too.

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Niko Kovac has found a new challenge in France at AS Monaco since July of this year. Nonetheless, the former Bayern Munich coach benefited from his former club’s three-time triumph.

“Yes, I actually received a Champions League bonus”, said the Croat from “Sport Bild”. Kovac was fired in November, but was still under contract until the end of the season, earning him the bonus. But he also said, “Anyone who knows me knows that money doesn’t guide me.”

“I’m not jealous of Hansi”

Commenting on the success of his successor Hansi Flick, Kovac said: “Not many people will get the triple, except maybe on the Playstation. I’m not jealous of Hansi, on the contrary: I got him on board, so in the end I could get the mine. Contribute. “

With his new employer Kovac is currently sentenced to stand by after a positive corona test. “My brother and my other assistants are now in charge of the training. We coordinate the content of the training together. As all units have been filmed, I can watch them in the hotel room,” said the former Bundesliga professional, whose brother Robert shares. is part of the coaching staff.

“On Thursday the entire team, including the coaching and support staff, was tested and on Friday I got the message that I had tested positive for COVID-19,” said Kovac, “I feel fine and have no symptoms.”

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