Coach Julian Nagelsmann allegedly canceled a day off at FC Bayern Munich after the botched start of the second half of the season and tightened his speeches. Apparently there was no specific trigger for the dismissal of goalkeeper coach Toni Tapalovic. Marcel Sabitzer is moving to Manchester United, on Wednesday the Munich side are visiting FSV Mainz 05. Here you can find news and rumors about FC Bayern.
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FC Bayern: Julian Nagelsmann reacts to a false start
After the botched start of the second half of the season with three draws in a row, coach Julian Nagelsmann has his professionals loud sports picture canceled Monday off. FC Bayern did not go beyond a 1-1 draw against Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday. A duel with FSV Mainz 05 is already scheduled for Wednesday in the DFB Cup.
At the same time, Nagelsmann tightened his speech. According to the report, the coach recently ruffled his players with unprecedented sharpness and in a loud voice. “I’ve addressed things 1,000 times and we’re still doing them wrong,” he said, referring to poor positioning and a lack of remaining defense.
Meanwhile, Nagelsmann himself was obviously busy with analyzes and discussions, which is why he was two hours late for the team dinner on Sunday in the Käfer-Schenke.
FC Bayern: Apparently no trigger for the dismissal of Tapalovic
There was apparently no specific trigger for the dismissal of goalkeeper coach Toni Tapalovic at Bayern Munich. That reports the sports picture. Therefore, the measure would have created a certain uncertainty and distrust among other employees.
FC Bayern surprisingly parted ways a week ago after more than eleven years with Tapalovic, who was considered the closest confidant of the injured captain Manuel Neuer at the club. Sports director Hasan Salihamidzic justified the end with “differences about the way of working together”.
FC Bayern lends Marcel Sabitzer to Manchester United
A few minutes before the end of Deadline Day, FC Bayern Munich and Manchester United agreed to loan midfielder Marcel Sabitzer until the end of the season. The club confirmed this in a press release sent at 1:10 a.m.
“Manchester United expressed an interest in Marcel Sabitzer at the beginning of the week. Marcel told us that he would like more playing time and is convinced he can get it at United,” said Bayern’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidžić. “After consulting our coach Julian Nagelsmann, we agreed to the request and loaned Marcel to Manchester United until June 30. We wish him every success for the second half of the season with United.”
According to information from sports1 the loan does not include a purchase option. Sabitzer is under contract with FC Bayern until the summer of 2025.
Here is the detailed report.
FC Bayern: Karl-Heinz Rummenigge on the title fight
According to the former CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, a little more excitement in the Bundesliga title fight would be good. “Football is basically defined by emotion. If a club wins the championship ten times in a row, that’s not conducive,” said Rummenigge in an interview t-online. He resigned as CEO of Bayern in 2021.
In the championship race, Munich would have economic advantages over the toughest competition. “These clubs have a different philosophy, also due to different economic conditions. Bayern Munich would never sell a Bellingham or an Nkunku. We’ve always had the iron law: a player who is essential for the quality of the team has to stay,” said Rummenigge.
DFB Cup: FC Bayern visiting FSV Mainz 05
In the round of 16 of the DFB Cup, FC Bayern is visiting FSV Mainz 05 on Wednesday at 8.45 p.m.
The expected line-up of FC Bayern: Sommer – Stanisic, Upamecano, de Ligt, Davies – Kimmich, Musiala – Sané, Müller, Coman – Choupo-Moting.