Bayern Munich have confirmed the appointment of former manager Jupp Heynckes as their new boss until the end of the season.
Heynckes, 72, who retired in 2013 after winning the treble with Die Roten, replaces Italian Carlo Ancelotti, who was sacked last week. The former Leverkusen manager will take charge until the end of the campaign, and begins his new tenure at the Allianz Arena with a home fixture against Freiburg on October 14.
He also managed Bayern between 1987 and 1991, led Bayern Munich to their last Champions League triumph four years, as well as two successive league title in 1989 and 1990. He also won the Champions League with Real Madrid in 1998.