Bayern President Herbert Hainer spoke about the commitment of RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann and the rumored numbers. A former team-mate raved about Manuel Neuer. A long-term injured is back in training at Bayern. News and rumors about FCB can be found here.
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Bayern President Herbert Hainer spoke about the upcoming change from Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann and emphasized that one shouldn’t give too much to the transfer payments mentioned in the media: “We had to find an agreement with RB Leipzig, because Julian Nagelsmann there was still bound. And don’t believe all the numbers that were being rumored, “he said AZ.
According to information from SPOX and goal FC Bayern pays the world record transfer fee of up to 25 million euros, Nagelsmann signs in Munich until 2026. In contrast to Hainer, RB managing director Oliver Mintzlaff did not want to deny the aforementioned amounts and spoke of an “extremely high transfer fee”.
“Julian Nagelsmann comes from Bavaria and has repeatedly emphasized that FC Bayern Munich is an affair of the heart for him. I am happy that it has now happened so quickly,” said Hainer. Since FC Bayern are “one of the best teams in Europe”, they “also need a top coach. We managed to do that with the signing of Julian Nagelsmann.”
FC Bayern, News – Hainer on Nagelsmann: “Don’t believe all the numbers”
Ex-Bayern star Xabi Alonso raved about Manuel Neuer. “To me, he’s the best I’ve seen and the best I’ve played with,” he said on the podcast The Greatest Game from his former Liverpool team-mate Jamie Carragher.
Alonso and Neuer played together at FCB between 2014 and 2017, and the Spaniard has already expressed his admiration for the current world goalkeeper in previous years. The SZ he said in about 2017: “He impressed me when I came. And then over the three years he has impressed me again and again, every day.”
Alonso, who ended his professional career in 2019 and is currently coaching the Real Soeciedad San Sebastian reserve team, was recently also considered one of the candidates for the coaching post at FC Bayern. However, it was not until March that he extended his contract with the Basques until 2022. In 2020, Bayern boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge praised Alonso’s skills and in picture-Phrase mower brought his return to Munich into play: “He will be a coach who may be of interest to FC Bayern at some point in the future.”
In the Carragher podcast, Alonso had to choose five players with whom he would or would have liked to play together. In addition to Neuer, he named Sergio Ramos, Steven Gerrard, Diego Maradona and the Brazilian Ronaldo. The latter “tied him up early on. I was very young and he had a big influence on me when I saw him play football when I was 16 or 17 years old.”