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Niko Kovac's time in charge at Bayern Munich - in pictures

Croatian left by 'mutual agreement' following club's defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt

Niko Kovac's 17-month spell in charge of Bayern Munich ended on Sunday as the German club parted ways with their Croatian manager following Saturday's 5-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt.

Defeat by Eintracht - Bayern's heaviest defeat in the Bundesliga in a decade - was the club's second of the season but they have also drawn three and are in fourth place in the league standings.

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Kovac, 48, succeeded Jupp Heynckes in July 2018 and led the Bavarian giants to a league-and-cup double in his first season in charge as well as the German Super Cup.

The club said Kovac was relieved of his duties by "mutual agreement" following a meeting with club president Uli Hoeness, chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic and Kovac himself.

Above is a photo gallery of Kovac's time in charge at Bayern.

To move on to the next image, click the arrows or, if using a mobile device, simply swipe.

Updated: November 4, 2019 12:54 PM

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