Sadio Mané can understand Robert Lewandowski’s move to FC Barcelona. Konrad Laimer will probably also play for RB Leipzig in the coming season. Also: Munich will receive VfL Wolfsburg and ex-coach Niko Kovac this afternoon. All news and rumors about FC Bayern can be found here.
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FC Bayern, News: Mané can understand Lewandowski change
Robert Lewandowski’s move to FC Barcelona has been officially known since the end of July, his successor Sadio Mané was presented by Bayern a little earlier. In one of the few meetings between the two strikers, the Senegalese expressed understanding for the Pole’s unconditional desire to change.
“We talked longer, yes. He said that he understood me. His situation was actually exactly the same as his. I’m just a few years older and have a family,” Lewandowski told im sports-1-Podcast “The Bayern Week”.
Mané “understood what I had in mind. He said he thought it was a shame. But he understood me because he also needed a new challenge,” the Pole continued.
Lewandowski left FC Bayern for Barcelona after eight years together, while Mané embarked on a new career path after six years at Liverpool.
FC Bayern, News: Laimer will probably stay with RB Leipzig
Leipzig’s Konrad Laimer will probably also play for RB Leipzig in the coming season. RB managing director Oliver Mintzlaff was at least optimistic in the run-up to the Bundesliga game against 1. FC Köln (2-2).
“The tendency is that he stays. He feels comfortable here and is also looking forward to Timo Werner.” He cannot rule out anything, “but the tendency is that we will go into the upcoming games with the existing squad,” said Mintzlaff sky.
Nevertheless, he does not want to rule out anything. “I’ll only give you a Basta once everything has been decided.” Laimer has been repeatedly associated with a move to Bayern Munich in recent weeks. Coach Julian Nagelsmann in particular is said to be a big fan of the 25-year-old midfielder there.
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FC Bayern, News: FCB against Wolfsburg required
FC Bayern is challenged at home against VfL Wolfsburg and ex-coach Niko Kovac on the 2nd matchday of the Bundesliga. The match in the Allianz Arena will kick off at 5.30 p.m. We have a detailed live ticker on offer for you.
And this is how both teams could line up:
FC Bayern: Neuer – Pavard, Upamecano, Hernandez, Davies – Kimmich, Sabitzer – T. Müller, Musiala – Gnabry, Mané
VfL Wolfsburg: Casteels – R. Baku, Bornauw, Lacroix, van de Ven – Arnold, Guilavogui – Wimmer, Brekalo, Marmoush – L. Nmecha