Niko Kovac: "Sané would definitely help us" - Sport
- Niko Kovac completes his first press conference of the 2019/2020 season.
- He confirms that he would like to bring national player Leroy Sané to Munich.
- In Europe, according to Kovac, it is becoming increasingly difficult to gain something.
On the problems of Bayern in the transfer market is much discussed these days. Nevertheless, coach Niko Kovac made a quite relaxed appearance on Tuesday. At his first press conference of the season 2019/2020 on the Säbener Straße he welcomed striker Jann-Fiete Arp in the team of Bayern - and talked about the players who should also join the team until the start of the season.
For example Leroy Sané. "Yes, point, exclamation point!", Kovac said when asked whether he would like to see the Manchester City pro with the German record champions: "He would definitely help us for skills. "
The Bavarians have deposited their interest in the 23-year-old and are currently waiting for a response. "I do not know how fast that works," said Kovac, who also sees former Dortmund player Ousmane Dembele (FC Barcelona) as a "very good player". As CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has already emphasized, "the market has to start first, then seats will be vacant and these seats will be filled anew, so we can see what the market is giving."
Boateng would get a new chance
Basically, the club always "looks around in all positions," added Kovac. After the farewell of Franck Ribéry and Arjen Robben Bayern have "but certainly in front of need". But even the German industry leader is struggling in the international transfer market.
"We have to fight against states, against billionaires," Kovac said: "They go to Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Dubai, where they have a lot more money at their disposal than in a club like Bayern."
On the case of Jérome Boateng, whom the club wants to sell, Kovac said: "Every player who has an employment contract here will get the same attention - no matter if he or she is willing to change - and that applies to him and to everyone else as well. never."