Chelsea coach Anthony Barry wants to join Thomas Tuchel’s coaching staff at Bayern Munich, reports the Telegraph.
The former Blues boss wants to reunite with Barry and he publicly admitted it during his unveiling last Friday.
Bayern made a compensation offer, but it fell short of Chelsea’s valuation.
Barry will stay away from the training ground and Stamford Bridge while both clubs look to thrash out a deal.
Bayern will need to increase their compensation to boost their chances of getting the Blues coach.
Chelsea recently permitted Barry to take up a dual role with the Portugal national team.
He was with Roberto Martinez at Belgium and has reunited with the Spaniard.
The Stamford Bridge club are ready to allow the former midfielder to leave if Bayern meet their demands.
The 36-year-old joined Chelsea’s backroom staff after Frank Lampard was appointed as manager.
He remained at the club following the departure of the club legend.
Barry impressed Tuchel but stayed behind when the German left.
He has been a key member of Graham Potter’s staff and losing him will be a blow.
The fact that Barry has worked under three different managers speaks volumes.
He is highly rated and dreams of becoming a first-team manager soon.
The former Fleetwood Town midfielder was considered for the Queens Park Rangers job.
Barry also interviewed for the Wolverhampton Wanderers’ job before they appointed Julen Lopetegui.
A move to Bayern will help boost his CV going forward, and both clubs are expected to reach an agreement soon.
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