For Bayern Munich’s CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, the Super League issue has “finally been dealt with”. In addition: Rummenigge indicates a timely decision in the case of Flick and took sports director Hasan Salihamidzic under protection. Here you can find all the news and rumors about FCB.
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For Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, CEO of FC Bayern Munich, the topic of the Super League has “finally been dealt with”. The 65-year-old said the Picture on sunday: “In the end it might even have been a good thing that we saw this whole circus within 48 hours, which upset the whole world.” As a result, business people “have understood forever that football is a bit different than just business.”
Rummenigge continued: “What happened is completely unacceptable.” The most important thing is that the clubs have recognized their mistakes and are now ready to reintegrate into the football family. Rummenigge also emphasized: “If I had found out something, then I would have tried with all my might to prevent the Super League, together with our friends from Dortmund and Paris, among others.”
In contrast, he defended the reform of the Champions League initiated in the shadow of the Super League chaos from any criticism. “What reform the UEFA Executive Committee decided on Monday will help the Champions League get even better,” he said. The new mode of the Champions League provides for an increase from the current 32 to 36 participants from 2024.
FC Bayern, News – Karl-Heinz Rummenigge: Super League “finally done”
Last Tuesday, Rummenigge was elected to the UEFA executive as the successor to the renegade Andrea Agnelli, boss of Juventus Turin. Agnelli, board member of Fiat and Exor, comes from the point of view of Rummenigge “from a different generation and is a different type than me. I played football myself and have always felt obliged to football – not exclusively to money.”
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has spoken about the future of FCB coach Hansi Flick, who is known to want to leave the record champions.
“If we are to meet Hansi’s request, all parties must work together to find a solution that FC Bayern is also satisfied with,” said Rummenigge Picture on sunday. The 65-year-old went on to explain: “At least we are talking about a coach who has achieved something historic with us and whose work we are very happy with.” Rummenigge confirmed that the club would sit down in the coming two-week break and discuss the future of the coach.
About Hasan Salihamidzic, who was recently heavily criticized, he said: “At FC Bayern we make all decisions, including transfers and squad questions, together with the board of directors and the supervisory board – and the coach is just as involved. So I don’t think it’s fair, like them Public currently deals with Hasan. “