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Michael Reschke named technical director

Michael Reschke is to join FC Bayern München from Bayer 04 Leverkusen as technical director. As requested by board director for sport Matthias Sammer, the 56-year-old will take up the newly-created post with the German double winners on 1 July 2014, supporting Sammer in his responsibilities with the professional playing staff, Junior Team, scouting section and transfer activity. Reschke has spent 35 years with Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen, most recently as squad manager.

Commenting on the new hiring from Leverkusen, Matthias Sammer said: “I am extremely pleased we are strengthening our team with Michael Reschke, who I have known for a very, very long time and value highly. It was my express wish for this new position to be created at FC Bayern and filled by Michael Reschke. I know we are welcoming a highly competent and expert colleague and I am looking forward to working with him in the future.”