FC Bayern Richard Kitzbichler

FC Bayern recruit Kitzbichler for sporting department

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FC Bayern has recruited Richard Kitzbichler for its sporting department. Since 1 September, the 49-year-old has been the link between the first team and the FC Bayern Campus when it comes to top talent development and support of loanees. His own playing career included clubs such as FC Tirol Innsbruck, SV Austria Salzburg, Hamburger SV, Austria Wien and Australian side Melbourne Victory. He recently worked as assistant coach to Roger Schmidt at Beijing Guoan in China for two years and under Ralph Hasenhüttl for three and a half years in the English Premier League. Kitzbichler completed his Pro Licence course in Wales earlier this summer.

Christoph Freund began his role as the German record champions' new sporting director last Friday:

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