Major Changes at Bayern: Thomas Tuchel, Bouna Sarr, and Eric Choupo-Moting Depart

  • FC Bayern Munich confirms the departure of head coach Thomas Tuchel.
  • Bouna Sarr and Eric Choupo-Moting also leave the club as free agents.
  • The club is preparing for a new chapter with significant changes in its squad dynamics.

In a significant shift for FC Bayern Munich, the club has officially confirmed the departure of head coach Thomas Tuchel. The announcement came following Tuchel’s own pre-match press conference, where he had already disclosed his imminent exit.

Thomas Tuchel’s Journey at Bayern Munich

Thomas Tuchel, born on August 29, 1973, in Krumbach, Germany, is widely regarded as one of the foremost tactical innovators in modern football. Tuchel’s career has been nothing short of illustrious. Despite an early retirement as a footballer at the age of 25 due to a knee cartilage injury, Tuchel swiftly transitioned into coaching, beginning his career in 2000 as a youth coach at VfB Stuttgart.

His professional coaching journey saw him making significant strides with Mainz 05, Borussia Dortmund, and Paris Saint-Germain, where he won multiple league titles and guided PSG to their first UEFA Champions League final. In 2021, Tuchel took the helm at Chelsea and led them to victory in the Champions League, earning the title of The Best FIFA Football Coach.

Tuchel joined Bayern Munich in 2023 and managed to secure the Bundesliga title for the club. However, his tenure was cut short, and he is now set to leave the club just a year after his appointment.

Bouna Sarr and Eric Choupo-Moting Also Exit

Alongside Tuchel, FC Bayern Munich has also confirmed the departures of Bouna Sarr and Eric Choupo-Moting, both of whom will leave the club as free agents.

Bouna Sarr

Bouna Junior Sarr, born on January 31, 1992, is a versatile player who can perform both as a right back and as a winger. Born in France, Sarr represents the Senegal national team. His time at Bayern Munich saw him contributing in various capacities, and he is now set to seek new opportunities as a free agent.

Eric Choupo-Moting

Eric Choupo-Moting, born on March 23, 1989, in Hamburg, Germany, is known for his adaptability and experience on the field. His departure signifies a further change in Bayern Munich’s squad dynamics. Choupo-Moting will also be a valuable asset to any team he joins next.


These exits mark a period of transition for FC Bayern Munich. The departure of a highly regarded coach like Thomas Tuchel, coupled with the exit of versatile players such as Bouna Sarr and Eric Choupo-Moting, indicates that the club is gearing up for a new chapter. Fans and analysts alike will be keenly watching how Bayern Munich navigates these changes and what the future holds for the departing members.