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FC Bayern, news and rumours: Manuel Neuer is facing headwind



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Manuel Neuer blows an icy wind in his face after his settlement with FC Bayern. But he is backed by Mirko Slomka. Markus Babbel meanwhile criticizes the actions of Munich in the case of Toni Tapalovic. And: Karl-Heinz Rummenigge sees German football on the wrong track. Here you can find news and rumors about FCB.

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FC Bayern, News: Heavy criticism of Manuel Neuer

Manuel Neuer scored heavily with FC Bayern after goalkeeping coach Toni Tapalovic left. The 36-year-old not only drew the ire of CEO Oliver Kahn. The statements made on Friday by the currently injured keeper were also met with incomprehension by large sections of the fans.

“Manu shot a huge buck with it. I don’t understand why he made such a statement now. Such statements are not worthy of a captain. It’s cheeky,” said Nick Rempfer, chairman of the “Sportfreunde München 2.0” fan club, for example. in conversation with

And Rempfer continues: “Manu has done great things for the club, but at the end of the day he is also an employee of the club. Bayern has always had his back. Now Neuer has to think about what he did.”

FC Bayern, News: Mirko Slomka defends Neuer’s statements

After his sweeping attack against FC Bayern, long-time Bundesliga coach Mirko Slomka defended the goalkeeper’s statements. “I think it’s good that he did it,” emphasized Slomka, who is currently without a club sky. “It’s good that he’s now saying how he’s doing, how he’s doing now and what kind of emotional world he’s been through.”

“It was the most brutal thing I’ve experienced in my career,” Neuer said of Toni Tapalovic’s dismissal. Slomka: “I also thought, wow, that’s very open and very honest and also very clear in the choice of words. But I also think it’s good that his companion Toni Tapalovic is clearly protecting again because she’s through thick and thin went.”

Slomka trained Neuer at Schalke 04 from 2006 to 2008. His last coaching position was Hannover 96 in 2019.

FC Bayern, News: Babbel criticizes bosses because of Tapalovic

Markus Babbel has criticized FC Bayern Munich for the manner in which Toni Tapalovic was fired and also questioned the timing of the separation. The 1996 European champion said in an interview with 888sport, there are currently “unfortunate building blocks” on the increase, “that’s where you get into dangerous waters”.

“That was and is very atypical for Bayern. I found the timing of Tapalovic’s dismissal very unfortunate. If there were these internal problems, why not postpone them to the break, but take them with you into the current season?” 50 year old.

“They didn’t cut a good figure there. I have a bit of a suspicion that they took advantage of the moment with Manuel Neuer’s absence,” added the 51-time German international.

FC Bayern, News: Neuer talks about the future in the DFB team

Neuer expressed himself in the explosive interview with the Süddeutsche Zeitung and The Athletic also on his future in the German national team. The native of Gelsenkirchen again ruled out a resignation.

“I’m still here, even if some people may have the feeling that they are fed up with the old players,” said Neuer. He discussed how to proceed with national coach Hansi Flick: “He clearly assumes that I will return. I am sure that I will be able to do it.”

FC Bayern, News – Rummenigge: “On a footballing aberration”

Former Bayern boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge spoke to the daily newspaper The Patriot called for a renewal of German football. “We have to change the way coaches are trained, which has been purely tactical in recent years,” explained Rummenigge, who is a member of the DFB’s task force.

“I think that we were on the wrong track in Germany in terms of football,” warned the 67-year-old. “You have to take young people with you, otherwise they will devote themselves to other things. Football is no longer as stand-alone as it was decades ago.”

In addition, Rummenigge reported on his short excursion into the coaching business when he stepped in as a coach at TSV Grünwald for two weeks due to the corona disease of his grandson’s coach: “We won the game 15:1. It was clear to me: I’m going to end my coaching Career. It can’t get any better.”

FC Bayern Munich: The next games of FCB

Date time Competition Opponent
February 5th 5.30 p.m Bundesliga VfL Wolfsburg (A)
February 11th 3.30 p.m Bundesliga VfL Bochum (H)
14th of February 21 clock Champions League Paris Saint Germain (A)
February 18th 3.30 p.m Bundesliga Borussia Monchengladbach (A)
February 26th 5.30 p.m Bundesliga Union Berlin (H)