Considering that wrapping up the Bundesliga title, Bayern have lost their Champions League semi-final first leg 3-0 to Barcelona, gone out in the DFB-Pokal on penalties to Borussia Dortmund and lost league games to Bayer Leverkusen and Augsburg.
And Matthaus thinks the Bayern players might be losing belief in the Spaniard.
He told Sky Deutschland: “Guardiola has already said that their season is more than and he’s been rotating his team a lot that he’s unsettling the team.
“His team no longer has the stability they had for over eight months, enchanting football fans up and down Germany.
“It seems the players are losing a little of belief inside the coach, and he hadn’t anticipated that.”
Speculation also continues to hyperlink Guardiola with a move to other clubs like Manchester City, while the Sunday Times reported AC Milan’s prospective new Thai owners want him to lead a summer overhaul of their squad.
The 44-year-old nonetheless has a contract till 2016, but talks over an extension are certainly not on account of take location till following the season has ended and, at the same time as current final results, Guardiola has encountered other behind-the-scenes issues throughout this campaign.
A current fall-out with all the club’s long-standing medical doctor Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt, who stepped down from his position as a consequence, has observed Guardiola drop his hitherto untouchable status amongst club bosses.
Winning only the Bundesliga and missing out around the DFB-Pokal and Champions League, should really Bayern fail to produce history and recover from a three-goal deficit at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday, would be deemed as an unsuccessful season by Bayern’s requirements.
Former Barcelona coach Guardiola won a league and cup double in his very first season with Bayern, also as the European Super Cup and Club Globe Cup.