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Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Paris Saint-Germain and Hans-Dieter Flick, Head Coach of FC Bayern Munich in Paris. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Paris Saint-Germain and Hans-Dieter Flick, Head Coach of FC Bayern Munich in Paris. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Paris Saint-Germain and Hans-Dieter Flick, Head Coach of FC Bayern Munich in Paris. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Bayern Munich look set to start their hunt for a new head coach, after it emerged Hansi Flick has taken charge of his last game for the club in the Champions League as they were knocked out of the competition by Paris Saint-Germain.

PSG ended Bayern's defence of the trophy they won under Flick's guidance last season, as they edged out their German rivals on away goals despite losing the second leg of their quarter-final 1-0 at Parc des Princes.

Mauricio Pochettino’s men had edged a thrilling first-leg clash 3-2 in Munich, and saw Neymar denied by the woodwork twice before Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting bundled the Germans in front on the night with a close-range header just before half-time.

It emerged after the game that rumours linking Bayern coach Flick with the job of Germany national team head coach when Joachim Low steps down after this summer's European championships.

Former Germany and Bayern Munich captain Lothar Matthäus confirmed after the game that he understands Flick will leave Bayern this summer, as he hinted RB Leipzig boss Julian Naggelsman could be his replacement.

"Hansi Flick has an offer to become Germany boss," said Matthäus. "Bayern Munich have already been thinking about Julian Nagelsmann as his successor. The Bundesliga game against Augsuburg will be his last as Bayern coach."

With change imminent at Bayern, stability seems to be the target for a jubilant PSG side that have now taken out Barcelona and Bayern Munich in successive rounds of the Champions League.

"It was a really tough match and I'm really happy because the players deserve the credit and we're so happy for them, the club, the president," declared PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino.

"After three months working here we're enjoying the moment and if you qualify for the semi-finals then this is an amazing moment for us.

"When you're on the touchline, close to the pitch, it's not easy to enjoy it but I try to be calm on the outside, but just inside you are dealing with the stress - that's the adrenaline of it that you love to feel.

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"It was an amazing game. The quality is there and they worked so hard. I'm so happy because our job is to get all this talent to work as a team."

Meanwhile, PSG president Nasser Al Khelaifi suggested both Neymar and Kylian Mbappe will be staying at PSG, as he looks to tie his two star men down to lucrative new contracts.

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