The longtime NLZ boss Jochen Sauer is apparently about to say goodbye to Bayern. Thomas Müller is disappointed after the end of the DFB Cup and apologizes to the Bayern fans. All news and rumors about FC Bayern can be found here.
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FC Bayern, rumor: NLZ boss Jochen Sauer about to jump
FC Bayern will apparently have to look for a new head of the youth department in the near future. As the Bild newspaper reports, campus boss Jochen Sauer is toying with saying goodbye to the German record champions. Accordingly, the tendency is not to extend the contract that expires at the end of June.
The 50-year-old took over the position when the campus opened in 2017 and was responsible for the structure of the NLZ, drafting contracts and guidelines, among other things.
Most recently, Sauer was also responsible for the internationalization of FC Bayern. In addition to the partnership with Los Angeles FC, a cooperation with a club from Montevideo (Uruguay) is to be initiated, and cooperation with teams from Africa is also conceivable in the future.
To the PictureAccording to the report, Sauer will in future focus on the tasks of the newly founded joint venture Red&Gold Football. The company was founded as part of the cooperation with LA and takes care of the training of new talents.
FC Bayern, rumour: Manchester City interested in Benjamon Pavard
Another well-known club is said to be interested in Bayern Munich defender Benjamin Pavard: According to a report by 90 mins English champions Manchester City also have their eye on the 2018 world champion. In addition to FC Barcelona, which has been traded again and again, City’s local rivals ManUnited and Real Madrid are said to be keen on Pavard. His contract with FCB expires in 2024.
A decision on how to proceed with Pavard should be made in the summer. A few months ago it still looked like the 27-year-old would be leaving, but a contract extension now has better chances again, as Pavard is increasingly allowed to play in his favorite position in the center of defence.
However, there are currently no talks with those responsible in Munich, Pavard said recently Telefoot adding: “I’m just concentrating on our goals for the season. I just want to do my best, win titles and everything else we’ll see this summer.”
Bayern’s new coach Thomas Tuchel meanwhile praised Pavard: “I don’t want to intervene in existing negotiations. I’m not involved in detail. He got my trust. He’s sometimes underestimated a bit. (…) He justified my trust. With that first of all a clear statement has been made.”
FC Bayern, News: Ilkay Gündogan hot for CL duel
Ilkay Gündogan from English champions Manchester City is looking forward to the quarter-finals in the Champions League against Bayern Munich. “Measuring yourself against the best teams in the Champions League is never boring. Two teams are meeting and both want to win the title. So I’m expecting very exciting games,” said the City captain ahead of the first leg in Manchester on Tuesday in the SID-Interview.
Erling Haaland could be a decisive factor in the fight for a place in the semifinals. “Erling has the striker gene in him, he knows how to position himself. He works a lot for the team, but of course we work as a team overall,” said the 32-year-old about the former Dortmund player.
Gündogan briefly experienced the new Bayern coach Thomas Tuchel at BVB. He could “only say positive things about Tuchel,” said Gündogan: “In the short time we worked together in Dortmund, he helped me a lot. He trains at a very high level, demands a lot, but at the same time he has one great interaction with the players.”
FC Bayern, News: Thomas Müller is tight-lipped after the cup
After the unfortunate loss of the cup against SC Freiburg, the disappointment of the FC Bayern players is obvious. Thomas Müller posted a brief statement on his Instagram account in which he apologized to the fans.
“Pure disappointment” was the first hashtag under the 33-year-old’s post, after which he addressed Bayern supporters directly. “It really hurts me. Especially for all FCB fans who love to fight for the pot in Berlin,” wrote Müller.
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