Lothar Matthäus criticized Manuel Neuer for his interview statements and questioned the future of the Bayern captain. FC Bayern apparently waited “over four years” for João Cancelo. Four players are out against VfL Wolfsburg. Here you can find news and rumors about FCB.
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FC Bayern, News: Lothar Matthäus has doubts about a new future
Lothar Matthäus has opposite Manuel Neuer Sky sharply criticized for his interview. “Nobody died here,” the record national player was bothered by Neuer’s formulations. Matthäus was also annoyed at the lack of awareness of mistakes: “He absolves himself of everything and attacks everything else. He must be aware of his responsibility.” He also doesn’t like the comparison between skiing and going to the bakery.
But behind the criticism of Bayern’s captain are also thoughts of the future. “The statements were harsh. It will be difficult to put this cut tablecloth back together,” judged Matthäus with regard to the relationship between coach and player. “If Manuel continues to play at Bayern, Nagelsmann will most likely be his coach. If there is no trust between the coach and the captain, good cooperation is actually not possible.”
FC Bayern, News: Stefan Effenberg follows up against Manuel Neuer
Ex-professional Stefan Effenberg has again verbally distributed against Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer. The statements of the FCB captain in the SZ-Interview referred to Effenberg in the Sport1 double pass as “a personal attack against Oliver Kahn and Hasan Salihamidzic”.
Effenberg added towards Neuer: “He doesn’t have the right. The decisions are still made by those responsible at FC Bayern.”
In general, Effenberg questioned Neuer’s future in Munich. “I never heard this gratitude for the club in any sentence,” said the 54-year-old. “The club was rather positive when Neuer got injured. I find it really hard that he chooses such drastic words.”
Previously, Effenberg had in his column for t-online thought it possible for Neuer to say goodbye. Here’s the news.
FC Bayern, News: More than four years of waiting for João Cancelo
Hasan Salihamidzic explained in the Bildthat João Cancelo had been an issue at Bayern Munich for “more than four years”. So far, however, it has not been possible to sign the 28-year-old. “Either the position was occupied or we didn’t have the money for it,” said FCB’s sporting director.
In the end, persistence paid off. Because when Cancelo came onto the market, he immediately got a signal from his advisor Jorge Mendes. A long-term future is also possible. The purchase option of 70 million euros is “difficult to imagine”, which was openly communicated to Cancelo. But “if all sides absolutely want a common solution, you can manage that in the end.”
In general, winter transfers are “atypical” for FC Bayern, explained Salihamidzic. But “the World Cup hit us very hard”. The fact that Daley Blind (without a club) and Cancelo (without a rental fee) could be hired on favorable terms is “network for Cancelo, but of course also luck”.
FC Bayern, News: Prominent failures against VfL Wolfsburg
FCB have to be loud in the duel against VfL Wolfsburg on Sunday (5:30 p.m.). Sport1 without several regular players. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting will therefore fail as a striker because he is currently suffering from a gastrointestinal infection.
In addition, Dayot Upamecano will not get fit in time either. Julian Nagelsmann said at the press conference that he missed training on Friday with “a few ailments in the adductor area and on the toe”. He was actually confident that Upamecano would “train normally again and be available” on Saturday. In addition to the two regular players, Ryan Gravenberch (bruised knee) and Josip Stanisic (ankle problems) will not take part in the game.
FC Bayern, rumours: transfers – interested in Frankfurt’s playmaker?
Like the Japanese newspaper Sponichi reported that FC Bayern Munich wants to convince Eintracht Frankfurt’s Daichi Kamada to move to the Isar. Accordingly, FC Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur should also be on the 26-year-old’s turn. You can read the whole message here.
In addition, FC Bayern should want to sign a prominent winger. According to the Spanish newspaper Sports world the German record champions are interested in signing attacking star Ansu Fati, who is currently under contract with FC Barcelona. You can find all the details here.
FC Bayern, News: Praise for loan player Marcel Sabitzer
The Munich loanee has garnered a fair amount of praise for his Manchester United debut. After coming on as a substitute in the 81st minute of the 2-1 win against Crystal Palace, coach Erik ten Hag said Sabitzer “did quite well”.
Ten Hag also praised the Austrian in general: “He understands football. You could see that here and in training. We need players who understand the game and have the right attitude.” Of the Manchester Evening News Sabitzer received a seven out of ten rating for his brief debut.
FC Bayern, News: Faking an injury “not my style”
Christophe Galtier, Paris Saint-Germain manager, faced off Canal+ commented on the considerations of Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann that he did not believe that Kylian Mbappé would fail, as communicated on the club’s website. The fact that PSG is only faking the failure of its superstar is wrong.
“It’s not the club’s style and it’s not my style either,” Galtier assured. However, he did not give any further thought to Nagelsmann’s statements. That should clear up any last doubts. Kylian Mbappé will not play against FCB.
FC Bayern Munich: The next games of FCB
|February 5th||5.30 p.m||Bundesliga||VfL Wolfsburg (A)|
|February 11th||3.30 p.m||Bundesliga||VfL Bochum (H)|
|14th of February||21 clock||Champions League||Paris Saint-Germain (A)|
|February 18th||3.30 p.m||Bundesliga||Borussia Monchengladbach (A)|
|February 26th||5.30 p.m||Bundesliga||Union Berlin (H)|