FC Bayern München have a new head coach. Alexander Straus leaves SK Brann in Norway and moves to the German club. He signed a contract that will make him head coach of the Bavarians.
Alexander Straus is a 49-year-old Norwegian coach who managed to get SK Brann to their first title in their history. In doing so, he also set a record of winning 17 games and drawing just one game. He also has experience as a coach with Norwegian internationals in the U19 and U23 age groups.
Bianca Reich confident of future with Alexander Straus
Bianca Reich, the sporting director, said the following about Alexander Straus: “Alexander Straus is a very ambitious coach who, with his idea of wanting to play attacking football, fits in perfectly with FC Bayern. With an international perspective and experience from a wide variety of areas, we will be able to continue to grow with him.”
Alexander Straus delighted to move to Bavaria
Head coach Alexander Straus said the following about his appointment: “I can hardly wait for my time as head coach at FC Bayern to begin and I’m really looking forward to starting training. As part of a big club like FC Bayern, our goal must always be to win every competition we enter. We have a team with very, very good players and I have the greatest respect for the work that the previous coach Jens Scheuer and his staff did here. I will certainly not turn everything upside down, but will try to develop the team bit by bit.”