By Rune Gjerulff@runegjerulff

Emery commits to Aston Villa amid Bayern links

The Athletic reports that Unai Emery has committed to a new long-term contract with Aston Villa, ending speculation linking him with Bayern.

Another candidate appears to be out of the running for the Bayern job.

 

According to The Athletic, Unai Emery has opted to extend his contract with Aston Villa until 2027, effectively ending speculation that he could leave in the summer.

Austria coach Ralf Rangnick now appears to be leading the race to replace Thomas Tuchel at Bayern, with Brighton & Hove Albion manager Roberto De Zerbi seen as an alternative.

Bayer Leverkusen coach Xabi Alonso, Germany coach Julian Nagelsmann and VfB Stuttgart coach Sebastian Hoeness have all distanced themselves from the job.

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