"I just think it's fantastic he's back in the game," the USA head coach told reporters. "I think it's a fascinating situation now for the club and the coach.
"For Pep it's a wonderful opportunity. It's a huge challenge for him to work with Bayern Munich.
"It was about time that he came back into the game because he's a very, very exceptional young coach out there. I just wish him all the very best there."
Klinsmann managed Bayern for one year during the 2008-09 season.