Aston Villa manager Unai Emery is being watched by Bayern Munich as a potential successor to Thomas Tuchel, with the Germans following his development at Villa Park.


Tuchel will be leaving Bayern Munich at the end of the ongoing campaign and the club are now in the market to identify a new manager.


Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso is their top target and the club have already touched base with the Spaniard who is also wanted at Liverpool.




The German champions are also considering several other options as the club look to get through a thorough process before identifying their new manager.


According to German magazine Kicker, Emery is someone that Bayern Munich are following the development of.



The Spaniard has taken Aston Villa from fighting to survive relegation to becoming Champions League spot contenders this season.


His work at Villa Park has not escaped the notice of the Bayern Munich bosses who are monitoring him.



Emery has experience of managing a big club previously when he was at Paris Saint-Germain and Arsenal.