National coach Hansi Flick praised Leroy Sané from FC Bayern Munich in the highest tones. Alphonso Davies was apparently spurned by FC Barcelona, Oliver Kahn now wants to see success in the Bundesliga after winning the Champions League. And Rafael van der Vaart attacks Lucas Hernández. Current news and rumors about FC Bayern.
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FC Bayern, News: Flick is a “big fan” of Sané
National coach Hansi Flick presented his squad for the upcoming international matches against Hungary (September 23) and England (September 26) on Thursday. There were seven players from the German record champions, Manuel Neuer, Joshua Kimmich, Leon Goretzka, Serge Gnabry, Thomas Müller, Jamal Musiala and Leroy Sané.
Flick had extra praise for Sané, who is currently in very good shape again. “In Milan or now against Barcelona you saw that he is a player who is difficult to keep. If he brings his speed, he is simply one of the best there is in this position,” emphasized Flick.
“I think it’s great that he scores goals,” Flick continued, “I often had the feeling that he preferred to play the ball, so I’m all the more pleased that he now has more confidence in his qualities. I’m always a big fan been by him, he can make the difference.”
Sané has scored eleven goals in 45 international matches so far. Four years ago he surprisingly missed the World Cup train under Joachim Löw.
FC Bayern, rumor: Barcelona missed signing Davies
Alphonso Davies has long been an integral part of the FC Bayern squad: the Canadian is one of the best players in his position at the moment. In 2019, Bayern took Davies from the Vancouver Whitecaps – but FC Barcelona could obviously have struck too.
Club legend Hristo Stoichkov recently revealed he recommended Davies to Barca’s management in 2018. “I recommended Alphonso Davies and they said no. He plays in MLS and is Canadian,” revealed the Bulgarian. Davies was not expected to reach the highest level.
In addition, Davies was not cheap: FC Bayern paid ten million euros to bring the 17-year-old to Munich.
FC Bayern, News: Oliver Kahn warns of euphoria
In the Champions League, FC Bayern is on course after two 2-0 victories against rivals Inter Milan and FC Barcelona. CEO Oliver Kahn does not want to rejoice too soon.
“We are well advised not to exaggerate again, to fall into euphoria. You have seen what kind of football we can play in phases. Nevertheless, there are still phases in which we can play better,” he is quoted as saying picture. “I said it to the team: Victory is particularly valuable if we catch up now. And catching up means winning in Augsburg.”
After all, Bayern have been waiting for a win in the Bundesliga for three games now.
FC Bayern, News: Harsh criticism of Lucas Hernández
Lucas Hernández and his brother Theo were sharply criticized in a TV report and dubbed “average players”. Author of the statements: Rafael van der Vaart. Here you come to the individual news.
FC Bayern, News: Press conference before the game against Augsburg
On Saturday afternoon, Bayern meet FC Augsburg in the Bundesliga away in the derby. That’s why the traditional press conference before the game is on Friday: At 12 noon, coach Julian Nagelsmann will answer questions from press representatives.