Uli Hoeness had a puzzle to solve.
Carlo Ancelotti was supposed to remain in charge of Bayern Munich until the end of the season but Bayern’s worst Bundesliga start in years convinced the bosses to act. Humiliation at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League was the final straw.
Seven games in, five points behind Borussia Dortmund in the league and dissenting voices in the dressing room. Where would Bayern go now? The answer: back to the future.