Bayern?s problems start at the top - football

Bayern?s problems start at the top

Niko Kovac has come under scrutiny as of late due to the current ?crisis? plaguing the squad, but blame has largely been misplaced. Whether you are Kovac-in or Kovac-out, what cannot be ignored is the reality that Bayern Munich has been papering over the cracks for years now. The Croatian manager cannot be blamed for the failures of upper management, but unfortunately, the levy looks like it is about to break and he may be swept away as a result.
In an interview with kicker, Bayern legend and former captain Stefan Effenberg has taken issue with the amount of attention (blame) being paid to Kovac and has taken it upon himself to call out his former teammate and current Sporting Director Hasan ?Brazzo? Salihamidzic for what he deemed as a lack of support. No support at all is coming from Brazzo. But he?s the sporting director! I don?t mean Brazzo any harm, but in such a phase I would have expected him to stand his ground. I would have said, ?I have to protect my coach here.?
Salihamidzic?s lack of support comes in contrast to the unequivocal backing granted to the manager by club president Uli Hoeness. The former Bayern star?s silence on the matter is not all that has garnered attention during the ?crisis? in Bavaria.
In a recent report from Bild, the role of the Bosnian sporting director has been put under the microscope and their findings are less than flattering. Bild alludes to the positive image he puts on for photographers, but uncovers a broader lack of respec...
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