"I won't be slide tackling my way through the meeting room," says soon-to-be CEO at Bayern as he reveals ambition for club to "be number one in all areas"

8 January 2020

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Photo: Getty Images Oliver Kahn, the former goalkeeper who joined Bayern as a board member on 1st January, will work alongside the club's current CEO, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, for the next two years before taking the reins .

Oliver Kahn, the former goalkeeper who joined Bayern as a board member on 1st January, will work alongside the club's current CEO, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, for the next two years before taking the reins.

50-year-old Kahn spoke of his experience at a press conference and objectives for Bayern, placing an emphasis on youth development, but also adding the caveat that he currently lacked the necessary insight to make "any really meaningful statements."

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Oliver Kahn, the legendary former German goalkeeper, began as a member of the board at Bayern on 1st January, the first step of a two-year-long process of learning the ropes from the club's current CEO, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, before succeeding the controversial leader.

Speaking to the press on his return to the club, Kahn spoke of his qualifications and outlined the objectives of his tenure. 

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