After the embarrassing defeat in Heidenheim, sporting director Max Eberl made a clear statement. In the current situation, he does not even see qualification for the Champions League guaranteed.

In it FC Bayern Things are currently going crazy. Max Eberl made clear announcements to the team after the 2:3 in Heidenheim. When it comes to finding a coach, the difficult starting position is putting him in trouble.

Bayern's sporting director warned the stars to “quickly put aside arrogance and not say: 'Oh, then we'll come second.'” So far, second place is not safe, just like the Champions League. it's not.

Eberl continued: “The question only arose: New coach, new players? What should he say? Should we play the Champions League or not?

He concluded: “That sounds very, very depressing, but that is the question we have to answer and we have to face it. What do we have to take to the field to score points and qualify for the Champions League?

Bayern are currently just seven away from fifth place, which would mean missing out on qualifying for the Champions League.

Does Thomas Tuchel have to leave before the end of the season?

When asked if Eberl was thinking about sacking the coach before the game against Arsenal after the painful defeat in Heidenheim, the 50-year-old replied on “Sky”: “No, that idea did not occur to me. It's not football that they fire the coach after Saturday's defeat. That is definitely not the way. It's not always just a coaching problem.”