Matthias Sammer has stepped down from his position as FC Bayern München's sporting director. - © © imago / Lackovic
Matthias Sammer has stepped down from his position as FC Bayern München's sporting director. - © © imago / Lackovic
Bundesliga

Bayern and Sammer part ways by mutual consent

FC Bayern München and sporting director Matthias Sammer have parted ways by mutual consent, the club have announced.

"Matthias Sammer has requested FC Bayern München release him from his position as sporting director. FC Bayern have complied with these wishes," read a statement on the club's official website.  

Sammer took over the role in July 2012 and has been an integral part of Bayern's hierarchy during the most successful period in the club's history, during which they won four Bundesliga titles, three DFB Cup titles, the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Supercup and the FIFA Club World Cup.

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