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Hansi Flick arrives at Germany headquarters to sign contract

Tom Gott
Hansi Flick will soon become Germany manager
Hansi Flick will soon become Germany manager / Martin Rose/Getty Images

Hansi Flick has arrived at the head office of the German FA to sign the contract which will see him replace Joachim Low as national team manager after the European Championship.

Flick has walked away from Bayern Munich, who have already snapped up RB Leipzig's Julian Nagelsmann as his replacement, and has long been touted for the Germany gig, although Barcelona have tried to lure him over to Spain.

Hansi Flick
Flick enjoyed plenty of success with Bayern / Martin Rose/Getty Images

Barcelona president Joan Laporta reached out to Flick as part of his search for somebody to replace Ronald Koeman, but he was met with a resounding 'no' from Flick, who has never hidden his desire to work with Germany.

If anyone still has any doubts as to Flick's intentions, Bild state that the manager has already arrived at the Germany base and will put pen to paper on his agreement with Die Mannschaft in the coming hours.

Flick will join the team after the Euros on a deal which will run until 2024 and see him earn around £6m per year, slightly less than he took home at Bayern.

Hansi Flick
Flick was a popular figure at Bayern / Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

There had been hope that an agreement would be finalised a little sooner, but the small details of the contract ended up taking slightly longer than expected. Fortunately for Flick, all has been resolved now and all that is missing is a signature.

Flick was given his blessing by Bayern winger Leroy Sane, who admitted he was excited by the idea of reuniting with the boss on the international stage in the near future.

Hans-Dieter Flick, Leroy Sane
Sane hopes to work with Flick again / Pool/Getty Images

“Hansi won seven trophies at FC Bayern in 18 months — that speaks for itself," Sane told Sport1. "He did a great job here and his decision to leave the club has to be respected.

"Will he now be the national coach? We players only know what is written in the media. There seems to be a lot of evidence and it would certainly be a very good catch for the DFB.”

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