“Do not intervene operationally”: Rummenigge sees himself only as a Bayern consultant

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Rummenigge sees himself only as a Bayern consultant

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President Hainer and the new CEO Dreesen explain themselves

The expulsion of Oliver Kahn and Hasan Salihamidzic overshadowed the Munich championship celebrations. Now the bosses explain themselves. See the press conference with Herbert Hainer and Jan-Christian Dreesen here.

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge primarily wants to be an adviser when he returns to Bayern as a member of the supervisory board. The longtime boss urgently urges calm in the club. The team needs a hierarchy again. He sees a need for action in one position in particular.

Dhe longtime CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge sees himself primarily in the role of an adviser after his return to FC Bayern Munich. The 67-year-old was appointed to the now nine-member supervisory board around honorary president Uli Hoeneß after the great leadership tremor with the replacement of CEO Oliver Kahn and sports director Hasan Salihamidzic on Tuesday. “What I will not do is intervene operationally,” said Rummenigge to the German Press Agency.

Rummenigge complied with a request from President Herbert Hainer and his longtime companion Hoeneß for support in the current situation of the German soccer champions. “Now I feel the need to support the club where I have spent 40 years of my life as a player, vice president and chairman of the board,” said Rummenigge.

After the dismissal of Oliver Kahn and Hasan Salihamidzic, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is once again more involved in the fortunes of FC Bayern

Source: AP/Matthias Schrader

He hopes that after the appointment of Jan-Christian Dreesen as Kahn’s successor, the supervisory board will be able to “quickly present a solution” in the search for a new sports director or sports director. It is important, after the turbulence of the past few months, “that calm returns to the club quickly”. FC Bayern has always been successful as a “unit”. From his point of view, it is important in the sporting area “that we create a hierarchy in the team again”, one like when we won the Champions League in 2020.

Rummenigge wants to sign a center forward

“You don’t always have to blow hundreds of millions of euros into the transfer market. Rather, it has to be a functional team, ”said Rummenigge on demands for new, expensive stars.

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However, the former world-class attacker sees a need for a new center forward of international stature: “The number 9 will certainly be a position that FC Bayern will look around for.” grasp”. And you shouldn’t forget that in Robert Lewandowski, who switched to FC Barcelona a year ago, you had “the world footballer in this position” in the team.


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