Former Bayern Munich boss Flick, 56, signed a three-year contract on Tuesday to succeed Low, who will step down after 15 years in charge.
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Flick is the top candidate to take over from Joachim Loew, whose assistant he was from 2006 to 2014, after this summer’s European Championships.
The 33-year-old, who was attracting interest from Tottenham, will leave RB Leipzig at the end of the current campaign and replace Hansi Flick on a five-year deal running until 2026.
Low, who has held the position as Germany boss since 2006 and won the World Cup in 2014, has been under intense scrutiny in recent times following some disastrous results and reports of a rift with his players.
The 25-year-old had earlier on Tuesday trained with the team and coach Hansi Flick had told a news conference all players were fit for the start of their title defence.
Bayern Munich, who won four titles this year, lost Sunday’s league game at Hoffenheim 4-1 to suffer their first defeat of 2020.
Bayern Munich beat Paris St-Germain 1-0 in Lisbon to add the UEFA Champions League trophy to their German league and Cup double.
The impact of their 8-2 humiliation of Barcelona will have an even bigger resonance.
Flick said the 19-year-old was rested as a precaution because he was suffering from “light adductor problems.”
This came to light after the playmaker, who had already missed Saturday’s 5-2 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt, failed to recover from a muscle injury.
The coronavirus pandemic has delayed him putting pen to paper on the contract that runs until 2023 but it is now official.
Bayern Munich have confirmed that Hansi Flick has signed a new contract lasting until 2023 after being appointed interim boss earlier in the season.