Bayern Munich reach agreement to sign Chelsea coach

Anthony Barry is heading to Bayern
Anthony Barry is heading to Bayern / Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images

Bayern Munich have finalised terms with Chelsea to sign first-team coach Anthony Barry, sources have confirmed to 90min.

Bayern made an initial move for Barry at the end of March and the two clubs have spent the last few weeks hammering out the deal.

The German champions have agreed a deal that could be worth €1m depending on add-ons. The move sees Barry team-up again with Thomas Tuchel, who he impressed during their time together at Stamford Bridge.

"He's a big character, very friendly," Tuchel previously said of Barry. "He has a great quality analysing games and giving his opinion.

"I feel he's very comfortable on the pitch when handling exercises and he's a specialist with set-pieces so he does the video session and the training."



Barry is already in Germany and it is expected he will make his first appearance on the Bayern bench this weekend in their Bundesliga clash against Mainz.

He had originally joined the Chelsea coaching staff in Frank Lampard's first spell, but following his departure in January 2021 stayed on with Tuchel. Barry also has international coaching experience having been part of the staffs of Republic of Ireland, Belgium and Portugal.


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