Found May 04, 2012 on Ghanasoccernet:
Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes cannot imagine Germany spending three months without a manager before appointing Roy Hodgson as England did.“No, I cannot imagine that this delay would happen in Germany,” he was quoted as saying by The Sun. “Absolutely not because we have a totally different mentality. “I don’t think it would be possible in Germany. “They would have sorted it out way, way before. Whether it’s with a club or a national team, when one manager finishes, the next day the new one is presented.” Heynckes, who won the Champions League with Real Madrid back in 1998, also admitted he was surprised the FA had chosen Hodgson over Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp. “I don’t know him well. But I’ve followed the discussions and also heard the opinions of the national team players and they would have preferred the Tottenham manager,” he said. “But as often with national associations, they don’t listen. “To be the manager of the English national team is not that easy. What do I

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