BERLIN (AP) — Despite leading Bayern Munich to the verge of two titles, Niko Kovac’s future as coach remains up in the air.
Bayern can clinch the Bundesliga title at home against Eintracht Frankfurt — Kovac’s former team — on Saturday, one week before the team’s German Cup final against Leipzig in Berlin.
But with persistent doubts over his authority and experience dogging his first season in charge, even a domestic double might not be enough. Bayern’s management has been less than convincing in its support for the 47-year-old Croat after a season in which the team hasn’t displayed the authority of before.
“We’ll see,” Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said earlier this month to repeated questions about Kovac’s future, adding that the club had