Despite Sadio Mané’s injury, Senegal’s national team continues to rely on FC Bayern’s attacking star. Leon Goretzka apparently did not experience any restrictions from his club during his interview for the ZDF documentary about Qatar. And: Benjamin Pavard is openly thinking about saying goodbye. All news and rumors about FC Bayern.
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FC Bayern, News: Senegal relies on Sadio Mané despite injury
Despite his injury, attacking star Sadio Mané is apparently in the squad for the Senegalese national team for the upcoming World Cup in Qatar. The news agency reports AFP with reference to associations.
Mané stay cool, he’s a professional and knows that injuries are part of the business. However, it is questionable whether Mané will be fit in time for the opener against the Netherlands on Monday 21 November. Senegal’s other group opponents are Qatar (25/11) and Ecuador (29/11).
As Bayern announced on Wednesday, Mané suffered an injury to his right fibula head in the game against Werder Bremen. Mané is therefore not available for the last game before the World Cup break at FC Schalke 04 (6.30 p.m.).
FC Bayern, News: Leon Goretzka gives explosive interview
National player Leon Goretzka has as part of the ZDF-Documentation “Geheimsache Qatar” clearly positioned. The midfielder also spoke critically about his club FC Bayern’s sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways.
When asked if he wanted the partnership to end, Goretzka said: “Personally, I wouldn’t mind.”
With his statements, the Bayern star put new pressure on his club, especially since the partnership, which according to the contract expires at the end of the season, has been viewed critically by many fans for some time. As the picture reported, the record champion gave his player a free hand in the interview, which took place on Säbener Straße. Accordingly, the Bavarians did not want the authorization of the conversation.
The documentation had made waves in the past few days. The statements made by World Cup ambassador Khalid Salman in particular triggered a wave of protests. Salman described homosexuality as “mental damage” in the documentary. Goretzka reacted to this after the game against Bremen and said in the mixed zone: “It’s oppressive, an image of humanity from the last millennium. It’s absolutely unacceptable.”
FC Bayern, News: Benjamin Pavard talks about farewell
Defender Benjamin Pavard has spoken openly about a possible departure from Bayern Munich.
“I have great respect for FC Bayern, because there I was able to get to know the highest level,” said the French world champion in an interview with the sports newspaper L’Equipe. At the same time, Pavard added: “I’m not averse to accepting a new challenge. Maybe now is the right time. Why not discover a new country, a new culture? But the sporting project has to be interesting.”
Pavard’s contract in Munich runs until 2024, and last summer there were rumors that the defensive player would leave early. According to Pavard, there are currently no talks about extending the contract: “At the moment I’m concentrating on the World Cup.”
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