Bayern Munich defensive midfielder Anatoliy Tymoshchuk confirmed to a Russian journalist Artur Petrosyan today that Jupp Heynckes will be the new Real Madrid manager.
The 68-year old will be departing the Allianz Arena this summer, after announcing he would be leaving to club officials last summer, with former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola to take the reigns this summer.
He has already managed at the Bernabeu, where he led the club from 1997-1998 winning the Champions League, a feet which he has just secured for Bayern as well, meaning he is one of three elite managers to of achieved this incredible feet.
With Jose Mourinho heading back to England with former club Chelsea in the near future, current PSG boss Carlo Ancelotti had looked nailed on for a move to Spain, although Tymoshchuk’s comments today suggest that Heynckes will be appointed in the near future after talks with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez.
It will be a strong appointment for the Galacticos, who will look to invest heavily in their side this summer, with the notable acquisitons of Tottenham’s Gareth Bale and Liverpool striker Luis Suarez being highly touted for a move to Spain.