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FilGoal | News | Because of his leaks to Neuer, the coach of the Bayern guards was dismissed

Bayern Munich announced the dismissal of goalkeeper coach Tony Tabalovic, amid reports that he was sacked due to several problems, including his leaks to Manuel Neuer.

“Bayern Munich announces the departure of goalkeeper coach Toni Tabalovic, with immediate effect,” the club said in a statement.

Bayern’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said: “Tony has been involved in the successes of recent years. We would like to thank him for that. Differences regarding the way we work have now led us to separate. We wish Tony all the best for the future.”

The 42-year-old has been training Bayern guards since 2011 when Manuel Neuer joined the Bavarian team, and the two have a strong friendship.

And the German channel SPORT1 reported that the problems that led to his dismissal began since last season between Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann and Tony Tabalovic.

The report indicated that Nagelsmann was disturbed by the leakage of differences between members of the coaching staff to Manuel Neuer, and then to the entire team through Tabalovic.

Bayern goalkeeper Alexander Noble, who was loaned to Monaco, had complained about the lack of communication between the goalkeeper coach and him after he was loaned to the French team.

“My relationship with goalkeeper coach Tony Tabalovic was normal when I was at Bayern,” Noble said a few days ago. “Since then, there has been no contact.”

For his part, Tabalovic expressed his surprise at the decision to dismiss him, when he said through his personal account on Instagram, “After more than 10 years, my career with Bayern ended abruptly.”

“I would like to thank all the people I have met over the past few years and with whom I have had the honor of working, I am very grateful for that,” added the German, who has Croatian roots.

As for Manuel Neuer, he wrote on Instagram, “Today is the end of an era for Bayern Munich. All these successes would not have been possible without you.”

And he concluded, “Last but not least, you have shaped my game in goalkeeping and raised it to a new level .. I will miss you.”

Former Bayern goalkeeper Tom Starck will coach the team’s goalkeepers on an interim basis.

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