Bayern won’t spend big amid Bailey talk

first_imgTransfers Bayern Munich spending spree ruled out amid talk of €60m Bailey move Patric Ridge 22:55 5/20/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Leon Bailey Bayer Leverkusen Getty Transfers Bayern München Bundesliga The Bundesliga champions will not be splashing the cash on an elaborate squad overhaul in the close season, according to club president Uli Hoeness Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has ruled out the possibility of the Bundesliga champions spending big money in the transfer window.Jupp Heynckes’ fourth spell in charge of Bayern came to a disappointing end on Saturday, as Niko Kovac – who will take over at the Allianz Arena next month – masterminded a 3-1 victory for Eintracht Frankfurt in the DFB-Pokal final.That defeat leaves Bayern with just the Bundesliga title to their name this campaign but Hoeness, following comments from Joshua Kimmich regarding a “brutally disappointing season”, does not believe a squad overhaul is required. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now “That’s totally stupid,” Hoeness said of Kimmich’s comments, ahead Bayern’s championship celebrations in Munich. “I’m not going to make a bad impression of this outstanding season.”We certainly will not make a 100 million transfer this year. We will more or less go into the season with the squad, let’s see what Niko does with it.”We need one or two players who will perform at their best in the important games – and not when we play against the weakest opponents.”For the players who do not, we will say that clearly they will be sold. I do not want to talk about names.”Leon Bailey is among the latest to have been linked with a big-money move to the Allianz Arena, with the Bayer Leverkusen winger reported to be the subject of €60 million (£53m/$71m) interest.Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has also been mooted as a possible target following a difficult debut season in England, but it appears unlikely that several marquee additions will be made.last_img


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