Bayern Munich have announced that Croatian boss Niko Kovac will become the club’s new manager at the end of the season.

The club announced the news just prior to the club’s semi-final draw for the UEFA Champions League.

Kovac will leave Eintracht Frankfurt to join Bayern, with Eintracht sitting in fifth place in the Bundesliga.

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The Croatian boss is highly thought of in Germany. Kovac took over as Eintracht boss in 2016, saving them from the drop before leading them to the German cup final. His side have a semi final in the German Cup next week with Schalke.

Kovac has been really impressive in Germany, which is why Bayern have decided to hire the former Croatian boss as their new man. Kovac had enjoyed a two year spell as the boss of his nation, leading them to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

The hiring will see Kovac return to the club where he spent two seasons as a player, making 34 appearances for Bayern in his short spell at the club.