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Oct 31, 2012

Van Gaal points finger at Hoeness

Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal has reopened the subject of his Bayern Munich sacking, insisting only Uli Hoeness, the club president, had pressed for his dismissal.

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Van Gaal, 61, led Bayern from July 2009 through to April 2011. In his first season, he won the domestic double and took Bayern to the Champions League final, which they lost 2-0 to Inter Milan.

However, during Borussia Dortmund's title run in the following campaign, Van Gaal was axed, with assistant coach Andries Jonker taking temporary charge before the arrival of Jupp Heynckes in July 2011. In a Sport Bild interview, Van Gaal said he blamed the president for his departure.

"The only one who kept pressing for my sacking was Uli Hoeness," he said. "No one else. I would never work with him again."

Van Gaal claimed that Hoeness pulled the strings at Bayern and had "much power", adding: "He uses that. Even the board can't work against his opinion in the long run."

During the summer, general manager Christian Nerlinger was replaced by Matthias Sammer, which came as no surprise to Van Gaal.

"I worked with Nerlinger and witnessed how much pressure he came under from Hoeness. That's why I predicted his sacking."

Van Gaal had given young players like Thomas Muller and David Alaba their first-team breakthrough, but he does not believe there will be a repeat under the current regime.

"Bayern have gone back to the same old patterns they used before my time - buying, buying and buying a few more," he said. "I had a lot of success with my concept of bringing in new players.

"Since I left, no player from the youth academy has made the step up to the pros. All of a sudden, the whole world is talking about the sensational discovery of the left-back David Alaba, and yet David Alaba first played that position under me."

Despite his frustration, Van Gaal said he could still imagine a return to Bayern if Hoeness were to step down.

"Nobody had expected that I'd become manager of Netherlands again," he said. "And I would not rule out a return to Bayern in the future. I had a great time in Bayern, invented a new football philosophy. Therefore, I look back on it with a good feeling."

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