Lothar Matthäus criticized Manuel Neuer for his interview statements and questioned the future of the Bayern captain. FC Bayern apparently waited “over four years” for João Cancelo. Four players are out against VfL Wolfsburg. Here you can find news and rumors about FCB.
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FC Bayern, News: Lothar Matthäus has doubts about a new future
Lothar Matthäus has opposite Manuel Neuer sky sharply criticized for his interview. “Nobody died here,” the record national player was bothered by Neuer’s formulations. Matthäus was also annoyed at the lack of awareness of mistakes: “He absolves himself of everything and attacks everything else. He must be aware of his responsibility.” He also doesn’t like the comparison between skiing and going to the bakery.
But behind the criticism of Bayern’s captain are also thoughts of the future. “The statements were harsh. It will be difficult to put this cut tablecloth back together,” judged Matthäus with regard to the relationship between coach and player. “If Manuel continues to play at Bayern, Nagelsmann will most likely be his coach. If there is no trust between the coach and the captain, good cooperation is actually not possible.”
FC Bayern, News: More than four years of waiting for João Cancelo
Hasan Salihamidzic explained in the Picturethat João Cancelo had been an issue at Bayern Munich for “more than four years”. So far, however, it has not been possible to sign the 28-year-old. “Either the position was occupied or we didn’t have the money for it,” said FCB’s sporting director.
In the end, persistence paid off. Because when Cancelo came onto the market, he immediately got a signal from his advisor Jorge Mendes. A long-term future is also possible. The purchase option of 70 million euros is “difficult to imagine”, which was openly communicated to Cancelo. But “if all sides absolutely want a common solution, you can manage that in the end.”
In general, winter transfers are “atypical” for FC Bayern, explained Salihamidzic. But “the World Cup hit us very hard”. The fact that Daley Blind (without a club) and Cancelo (without a rental fee) could be hired on favorable terms is “network for Cancelo, but of course also luck”.
FC Bayern, News: Prominent failures against VfL Wolfsburg
FCB have to be loud in the duel against VfL Wolfsburg on Sunday (5:30 p.m.). sports1 without several regular players. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting will therefore fail as a striker because he is currently suffering from a gastrointestinal infection.
In addition, Dayot Upamecano will not get fit in time either. Julian Nagelsmann said at the press conference that he missed training on Friday with “a few ailments in the adductor area and on the toe”. He was actually confident that Upamecano would “train normally again and be available” on Saturday. In addition to the two regular players, Ryan Gravenberch (bruised knee) and Josip Stanisic (ankle problems) will not take part in the game.
FC Bayern, rumours: transfers – interested in Frankfurt’s playmaker?
Like the Japanese newspaper Sponichi reports that FC Bayern Munich wants to convince Eintracht Frankfurt’s Daichi Kamada to move to the Isar. Accordingly, FC Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur should also be on the 26-year-old’s turn. You can read the whole message here.
In addition, FC Bayern should want to sign a prominent winger. According to the Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo the German record champions are interested in signing attacking star Ansu Fati, who is currently under contract with FC Barcelona. You can find all the details here.