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FC Bayern, news and rumours: FCB is apparently planning a restrained transfer summer



FC Bayern, news and rumours: FCB is apparently planning a restrained transfer summer

FC Bayern is apparently planning a restrained transfer summer. Benjamin Pavard is no longer a transfer target for FC Barcelona. Dietmar Hamann is convinced of Thomas Tuchel at Bayern. Also: Youngster Mathys Tel pulls a muscle fiber tear. All news and rumors about FCB can be found here.

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FC Bayern, rumor: FCB is planning a restrained transfer summer

After the large investments last year, FC Bayern apparently only wants to make minor changes next summer. This is from a report by sports 1 out. Accordingly, sports director Hasan Salihamidzic and the management level want to keep the current squad together for the most part.

In addition to the almost fixed transfer of Konrad Laimer from RB Leipzig, only a center forward is on the shopping list. There they would like to have a high-quality alternative to Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, after various experiments with Serge Gnabry or Sadio Mané as number 9 didn’t really work out.

The players in focus should continue to be Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Randal Kolo Muani (Eintracht Frankfurt) and Victor Osimhen (SSC Napoli), who have been traded in the past few weeks and months.

In order to raise the necessary financial means for such a transfer, the Bayern bosses would also part with a current offensive star if necessary. Apparently Serge Gnabry, who has been out of shape for months, would be at the top of the list there.

FC Bayern, rumor: Pavard is no longer in Barça’s focus

Benjamin Pavard was repeatedly associated with a departure from FC Bayern in the upcoming Simmer. FC Barcelona was also considered a possible transfer target. Like the Spanish mark but now reported the Catalans have walked away from a signing.

At Barça, one is now of the opinion that the current quality on the right defensive side is sufficient and no reinforcements are needed. Ronald Araújo, Jules Koundé and Sergi Roberto recently took turns defending this position, with the latter also having his contract extended early a few days ago.

In any case, Pavard had recently let it be known that he could imagine a contract extension in Munich. In winter, the Frenchman had toyed with saying goodbye to the German record champions.

FC Bayern, rumour: contact with Rasmus Höjlund from Atalanta Bergamo

FC Bayern is interested loudly tuttomercatoweb for Rasmus Höjlund (20) from Atalanta Bergamo. The attacker is making his breakthrough in Serie A and the strong performance is said to have called the Munich team into action. There is already contact between FCB and Höjlund’s environment.

Höjlund, whose style of play resembles Manchester City’s striker Erling Haaland, is currently one of the best young strikers in Europe. The 1.91 meter tall left foot is primarily at home in the centre. In fifth place in Serie A, he is under contract until 2027. At the end of January, Sport reported that Höjlund was also being targeted by Real Madrid.

Höjlund was trained among others in the youth of Brondby IF. From there he moved to FC Copenhagen on a free transfer in 2020, where he gained his first professional experience. In January 2022 he moved to Sturm Graz for 1.8 million euros, before Atalanta struck six months later for 17 million euros. This transfer fee can increase to up to 20 million euros.

Höjlund has scored 14 goals in 33 competitive games for Bergamo and Graz this season. The teenager also provided five assists. Höjlund has also been a Danish national team player since last autumn and has played four games (five goals).

FC Bayern, News: Hamann on supposedly “simple Tuchel”

National player Dietmar Hamann considers the image of the new Bayern coach Thomas Tuchel as a supposedly “difficult coach” to be unjustified. “In this job you have to make difficult decisions. He can do that. And if that is interpreted in such a way that you are considered difficult – then that’s the way it is,” said Hamann Augsburg General.

“I don’t think that’s going to stop a club from hiring a coach. Anyone can do it, but that’s not what’s needed in this business,” the 49-year-old continued. Tuchel, whom Hamann knows “quite well” from duels with FC Augsburg because of his time in Bayern youth, is “an intelligent man, has a good sense of humor”.

The fact that Tuchel, who is expecting ex-club and league leaders Borussia Dortmund on his debut on Saturday, only had all the national players available late in the week, is not a problem, believes Hamann: “Against Dortmund it will be about the attitude and the will absolutely wanting to win the game. And with these qualities, FC Bayern was always there when it had to be.”

FC Bayern, News: Mathys Tel is out against BVB

FC Bayern Munich will have to do without offensive player Mathys Tel for the time being. The 17-year-old attacker tore a muscle fiber in the left adductor area with the France U19 national team and, according to the club, will “miss out in the coming games”.

Tel will not be available to the new Bayern coach Thomas Tuchel in the top Bundesliga game against leaders Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.

The Frenchman switched from Stade Rennes to Munich last summer for 20 million euros, and so far he has scored five goals in 21 competitive games for Munich.

FC Bayern, News: Youngster celebrates dream debut

Bayern talent Grant-Leon Ranos has scored a brace on his debut for Armenia’s senior team.

In the 2-2 draw in a friendly against Cyprus, the youngster was almost single-handedly responsible for the draw with his two goals. In the 50th minute he scored to make it 1-1, only nine minutes later he scored another goal.

“First game, first goals! What a feeling!” wrote the 19-year-old, who would have been eligible to play for Germany, on his Instagram account after the game.

In 2018, Ranos switched from Borussia Dortmund’s youth team to FC Bayern’s U16s. At the German record champions, he then went through all the other youth departments before he was called up to the Munich second team last summer.

FC Bayern Munich: The next games of FCB

Date Competition Opponent
April 1st Bundesliga, 26th matchday Borussia Dortmund (H)
4. April DFB Cup, Quarterfinals SC Freiburg (H)
April 8th Bundesliga, 27th matchday SC Freiburg (A)
11 April Champions League, Quarterfinals Manchester City (A)
April 15th Bundesliga, 28th matchday TSG Hoffenheim (H)
April 19th Champions League, Quarterfinals Manchester City (H)