FC Bayern would like to extend goalkeeper Alexander Nübel’s contract early and has planned new talks for the winter. According to Hasan Salihamidzic, top talent Paul Wanner will remain in Munich. Also: After the departure of Tanguy Nianzou, Herbert Hainer emphasized that FC Bayern will not become a sales club in the future. Here you can find all the news and rumors about FCB.
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FC Bayern: New talks planned with Alexander Nübel
“FC Bayern is planning long-term plans with Alexander Nübel because we believe in his quality and want to position ourselves in the goalkeeper position in the future,” explained Bayern’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic recently in an interview with the sports picture.
The 25-year-old is on loan at AS Monaco for a year and has recently performed well there. Noisy table football FC Bayern would like to start new talks about a long-term contract extension with Nübel in winter.
The contract of the former U21 national keeper with the record champions is still dated until 2025, Manuel Neuer’s working paper runs until 2024 and until then the number 1 of the German national team is at least set.
However, Nübel’s adviser put a stop to the idea that Nübel would again act as number 2 behind Neuer at FC Bayern. “The constellation Neuer – Nübel will no longer exist with Alex,” explained his advisor Stefan Backs. One feels “honored if Bayern wants to extend the contract, but is also skeptical because of the past”.
FC Bayern: Top talent Wanner should stay
With Gabriel Vidovic, who is about to be loaned to Vitesse Arnhem, Bayern are giving up one of their top talents in order to gain match practice. However, Paul Wanner is not considering such a model, at least not for the time being.
The 16-year-old should be a member of the professional squad and also get playing time in the U19 or U21 of the record champions. “Paul stays,” said Salihamidzic in an interview with the table football clear. “We think very highly of him.”
“He has all the requirements to be a good player with us,” Salihamidzic praised the attacking midfielder, who coach Julian Nagelsmann also thinks highly of.
Herbert Hainer: “We are not and will not be a sales association”
FC Bayern generated a club-internal record sum of over 100 million euros this summer through player sales.
With Tanguy Nianzou, a player was also sold who originally came to Munich as a great talent with high expectations. “We are and will not be a sales club,” said Bayern President Herbert Hainer table football clear.
Although the record champions “now sign younger players more often than they used to,” they only want to “check options such as a change” if these players don’t prevail.
According to Hainer, the strategy is still “to always sign the best players for FC Bayern, to develop them and keep them in the long term”. Loan deals like in the case of Vidovic are still “interesting options”.
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