Vortex around Manuel Neuer: After a consultant attack! Will the captain leave FC Bayern?
This transfer stun of Manuel Neuers Consultants have the bosses of FC Bayern Munich not needed. The training start on Monday (14.00 clock) is CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge proudly present the most expensive professional in club history to the public in the Munich Allianz Arena. But with critical remarks to the Munich squad directs Thomas Kroth the focus of the 80 million-euro French champion Lucas Hernández on the currently faltering transfer activities of the Bundesliga Croesus, which intends to attack in the new season and international top again. FC Bayern will also focus on the Champions League sharpen again significantly, "announced Rummenigge.
Vortex around Manuel Neuer: Bayern Munich not competitive? Neuer-Berater criticizes FCB sharply
Kroth's message via "Süddeutsche Zeitung" (Saturday) should make known what his longtime client Neuer thinks. The captain seems worried and uneasy. "Manuel is success-oriented," Kroth said of the goalkeeper - adding: "My impression is that the gap to the four top English teams is already serious and the Munich squad is currently not yet - accordingly competitive - set up, to seriously tackle Manuel's goals. " New expected well deeds. "If he realizes that FC Bayern are running low then he will really blossom again."
Is a change of Manuel Neuer threatening now?
And if the Bayern over the defending world champion Hernández of Atletico Madrid and Benjamin Pavard (VfB Stuttgart / 35 million euros) and storm talent Fiete Arp (Hamburger SV / 3 million) addition not more sluggish? Then maybe Neuers long-term future in the record champions in question. The goalkeeper's contract runs until 2021. Then Neuer 35 will be. "In 2021 he does not want to stop," said Kroth: "The contract extension and a career end at Bayern is of course the obvious model, but not the only one."
Manuel Neuer is missing the international titles
The public push from Neuers environment must the Munich executive with Rummenigge, chairman of the supervisory board Uli Hoeneß and Sports Director Hasan Salihamidzic seriously. Older executives such as Neuer (33) or striker Robert Lewandowski (30) is not primarily about the eighth championship title in a row.
Her yearning is international trophies. "He wants to win the European Championship, and he wants to win the Champions League again," said Kroth to the goals of Neuer. In 2013, Bayern triumphed last time in Wembley in the final against Borussia Dortmund. Lewandowski was still wearing the BVB jersey.
Also Bayern bosses quarrel with much too early Champions League off
The knockout round against championship winner FC Liverpool is under coach Niko Kovac in the first year, despite the national doubles. Even Rummenigge confessed just in the club magazine "51", that he still annoys the earliest royal class-off since 2011: "That was clearly too early.My big dream is that we win the Champions League again before my departure."
Bayern Munich must nachlegen after disposals
Rummenigges contract expires in late 2021. There is not much time to fulfill his dream. Hoeness announced for the summer of the "largest investment program that FC Bayern ever had" to. The bosses know that three new signings are not enough in terms of quality and quantity, especially since the record champions lost international class (Hummels, James) and experience (Robben, Ribéry, Rafinha).
Transfer window still open: Kovac calls for more outfield players
Kroth's public push at least expresses a concern from Captain Neuer. The transfer window closes but only on 2 September, after the third Bundesliga match day. The appointment of an offensive star like Manchester City international Leroy Sané could change the debate abruptly. Also Kovac has called for further access, 17 field players are not enough.
Even a celebrity fan as Felix Neureuther is "curious, what happens at the Bayern". At the same time, the ski racer commented: "In the end, it's just that the others can shop who they want, and the quality of Bayern's squad is always higher, which is why they will be German champions again in the coming season."
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