FC Bayern Munich is already working on the future. According to media reports, the Munich team wants to extend the contract with Alphonso Davies and Lucas Hernandez in the near future. Oliver Kahn, meanwhile, isn’t jealous of PSG’s star power ahead of the Champions League second leg. Here you can find news and rumors about FCB.
FC Bayern: Alphonso Davies and Lucas Hernandez should extend
Bayern are facing a landmark game against PSG tonight, and at the same time Bayern are already planning for the future. According to information from sports picture Sports director Hasan Salihamidzic has been in talks for a few weeks about an early contract extension with two key players – namely Alphonso Davies and Lucas Hernandez.
Davies’ advisor Nick Huoseh is said to have been at the Bayern training ground three weeks ago for negotiations. The Canadian’s contract runs until 2025, but the German record champions want to keep the left-back longer. There is probably no agreement yet, but there is said to be optimism on both sides.
Things are also looking good for Hernandez, whose contract ends a year earlier. Here, too, execution could be reported in the coming weeks.
The situation is different with Leroy Sané, who was recently only a reservist and is no longer undisputed on Säbener Straße. The national player is not averse to extending his contract beyond 2025, but there have been no talks yet. These should be loud sports picture be recorded in the summer at the earliest.
FC Bayern: Hamann sees pressure at Nagelsmann
Former international Dietmar Hamann sees coach Julian Nagelsmann under a lot of pressure in the round of 16 second leg of the Champions League with FC Bayern against Paris St. Germain. “A resignation would certainly not really be beneficial” for Nagelsmann’s future in Munich, he said sky-expert at ran. Should it go wrong, “it would also depend on how they would be eliminated,” he said.
Hamann assumes that Bayern will advance, going into the decision with a 1-0 lead from the first leg. In the first season under Nagelsmann, however, the German record champions were eliminated in the quarter-finals by outsiders FC Villarreal.
The pressure for the title in Munich is “quite normal, others have experienced that too,” said Hamann: “And you mustn’t forget that they were already four points ahead of SC Freiburg at the top during the winter break, nine points We had an advantage over Borussia Dortmund and that cushion is now completely gone.”
In addition, the club signed high-profile stars such as Sadio Mané or Matthijs de Ligt in the summer and added Joao Cancelo in the winter, among others. “In terms of squad, Bayern are definitely better positioned than almost any other team in the Champions League. Of course, that also increases expectations.”
FC Bayern: Kahn not jealous of the PSG star ensemble
No Kylian Mbappé, no Lionel Messi, no Neymar. However, club boss Oliver Kahn is not bothered by the fact that FC Bayern cannot afford stars like CL opponents Paris St. Germain. “With all due respect for these three – I’m very happy with our squad,” said Bayern Munich’s CEO before the round of 16 second leg in an interview with the L’Equipe.
In addition, said Kahn, FC Bayern have their own “superstars” in Munich in addition to “our young players”. “Sadio Mané, Manuel Neuer, Joshua Kimmich, Thomas Müller, the young Jamal Musiala… Look, I could review the whole team. Many top international players want to come to us. Joao Cancelo could certainly have gone elsewhere this winter .”
Kahn emphasized that Bayern could not and would not afford to sign players in the Mbappé, Messi or Neymar price range. “There is a philosophy: we only spend what we earn. And investing a lot of money in a single player is always a big risk. Everything has to be done carefully. The player has to fit into our squad in terms of sport and economy.”
FC Bayern: Roy Makaay talks about the key against PSG
According to club legend Roy Makaay, Bayern shouldn’t pay too much attention to what the opponent is doing against PSG: “You always have to play according to your own strengths, but you can’t forget those of your opponent,” said the former world-class striker at the club -TV of the record champion.
The Dutchman (47) sees these strengths in Bayern primarily in the “outstanding quality on the offensive”. Specifically, “exceptional player” Jamal Musiala is impressed by him: “They have Coman, Gnabry, Sane, Mane – and he always plays. That shows his potential, he’s incredible.”
The pressure is more on Paris, Makaay said, “with all the money they’re investing to win the Champions League.” He predicts “a close game” between two “top teams” and is certain: “FC Bayern will always be there in such big games.”