Rummenigge denies Hitzfeld claims

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Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has denied a report in Spain´s Marca magazine that he revealed coach Ottmar Hitzfeld would be leaving in the summer.

Rummenigge is quoted as saying Hitzfeld was "close to finishing his work here" and would "be leaving at the end of the season".

However, Bayern released a press release denying the comments had been made, with Rummenigge writing: "I can swear that I neither gave an interview to Marca nor any other Spanish journalist. Neither have I made any such comments."

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