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Nagelsmann responds to rumors linking him to Germany job

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The young tactician is being viewed as an ideal candidate to take over from Joachim Low and usher the DFB team into a new era.

Julian Nagelsmann has conclusively ruled himself out of the running to become the next German national team head coach.

Joachim Low announced on Tuesday that he has decided to step down from his post as the Germany boss this summer after the European Championship.

A debate has already sparked as to who will become Low’s heir and take the DFB team through to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Nagelsmann is considered as one of the favorites for the position while Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp’s name has also come up. Stefan Kuntz appears to be the frontrunner while Arsene Wenger and Jurgen Klinsmann are also in the race.

“No,” the RB Leipzig manager firmly replied when asked whether he considers himself a potential successor to the World Cup-winning coach, via Daily Mail.

When asked about Klopp, he responded: “We have an important match tomorrow and frankly I don’t really care right now who will be the national coach so I don’t want to answer that.

“Klopp is an exceptional coach but I think Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp are content with their partnership. You should ask Jurgen.

“The DFB will think about this question, it is not for me to answer this question.”