"I am available. I would be lying if I said Schalke's future leaves me cold," he said.
It is thought the 41-year-old Baum will act as a mastermind as he stands for the new generation of coaches addicted to innovative tactical approaches.
Yu Jingyao from Beijing touched the finishing line first in the women's 100m breaststroke, with Zhang Xinyu from Henan and Tianjin's Zhang Muyan rounding out the top three.
Juve went a player down in the 62nd minute as Adrien Rabiot was sent off after collecting his second yellow.
Having played his part in "Ping Pong Diplomacy" between China and the United States, Yao took up the role of Chinese team leader between 1985 and 1995, followed by his position as the ITTF Technical Committee Chair from 1995 to 2009.
Liang Jiamei started Jiangsu's attack with a three-pointer, followed by Xu Chenyan's second-chance basket. Jiangsu began to take charge of the game midway through the first quarter.
Autuori will be replaced by his assistant coach Bruno Lazaroni, who has yet to manage a senior professional team.
The first match of the championship group will take place on October 16, with this season's CSL champions to be crowned on November 12. Enditem
Though both drivers were unhurt, the time needed to repair the extensive damage to the barriers meant that the race was not restarted, with the results being taken from the end of lap 5 and only half championship points being awarded.
41-year-old Baum is expected to take over as soon as possible but at the latest before the following 14-day long league break due to the national team's games.
Last-placed Dijon was closed to clinching its first win of the news season, but an injury-time penalty from Teji Savanier crashed their hopes as the team was held to a 2-2 draw at home against Montpellier. Enditem