Football - Soccer-Bayern appoint Guardiola to replace Heynckes from July

MUNICH, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Bayern Munich have appointed former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola to replace Jupp Heynckes from next season, the Bundesliga club said on Wednesday.

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Guardiola, 41, will take over from Heynckes in July and has agreed a contract until the end of June 2016, Bayern said in a statement on their website (www.fcbayern.telekom.de). (Writing by Iain Rogers in Madrid, editing by Justin Palmer)

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