Manuel Neuer reacts to Yann Sommer’s commitment. Bayern apparently had their sights set on a prominent alternative to the new Swiss signing. Daley Blind has a heated argument with Ajax Amsterdam. Latest news and rumors about FCB.
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FC Bayern, News: Manuel Neuer reacts to the summer transfer
Since his injury, Manuel Neuer has been a little quiet. Apart from two Instagram posts on crutches, there has been little of the Bayern keeper on social media lately.
The 36-year-old has now reported back to announce the transfer of Yann Sommer. Neuer gave his club’s announcement post, in which summer was presented as a newcomer, a like on Instagram.
The national keeper is currently out due to a broken leg, which he sustained while skiing in mid-December. The Bavarians then signed Sommer from Gladbach to compensate for the Neuer failure.
FC Bayern, News: Blind with serious allegations against Ajax
After terminating the contract and moving to Bayern, Daley Blind is now heavily criticizing his former club Ajax Amsterdam. One reason for his departure would have been the coach Alfred Schreuder, who demoted the 32-year-old in October “from player number one in his position to player number four”, as he told the Dutch newspaper AD said.
“I don’t doubt that it was something personal, I’m 100 percent sure,” said the left foot, referring to a dispute with the Ajax coach last fall.
Blind Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, management advisor at Ajax, also criticized: “Huntelaar wants to create a fight between me and the fans. I wrote that to him too. It’s also so typical that Ajax is the first to comment on the situation, although there was a contractual agreement. I don’t talk about Ajax and they don’t talk about me.”
FC Bayern, rumor: Kasper Schmeichel apparently requested
As an alternative to Yann Sommer, FC Bayern has, according to the picture also asked Kasper Schmeichel. Accordingly, the 36-year-old keeper would have been a promising candidate and could have become a serious option if the summer change had burst.
The Dane is currently under contract with OGC Nice, having previously played between the posts for Leicester City in the Premier League. In Nice, Schmeichel still has a working paper that runs until 2025.
FC Bayern, News: Summer shirt number announced
Yann Sommer’s jersey number was officially announced on Tuesday evening. So the Swiss received number 27 from the German record champions. “Dear fans, it’s not easy for me to describe my current emotional world. I’m incredibly grateful for the past 8 1/2 years at Borussia,” wrote the 34-year-old in one Instagram-Post to the Gladbach fans.
The club also said goodbye to Sommer on social media and wrote: “Thank you for 8.5 years Borussia, Yann Sommer. You will always be part of the foal family”.