Munich – Saturday, August 6th, 2022, 8:47 am
Bayern CEO Oliver Kahn does not want to consider the transfer window closed yet.
The four-time “UEFA goalkeeper of the year” told “DAZN” before the Bundesliga opener against Eintracht Frankfurt (match report>>>): “On the whole we’re through.” But: “The transfer window is open until the end of August.”
The 53-year-old leaves a back door open for a possible transfer, even if the most important person Robert Lewandowski has been filled with Sadio Mane from Liverpool FC.
On the international stage, the German record champions want to continue playing big in the UEFA Champions League, Kahn explained: “Our goal is always to be able to keep up at the top in Europe. It’s a constant process to strengthen the team year after year. We get there are always young players with a lot of talent, like Ryan Gravenberch or Mathys Tel. You have to give these players the time they need to develop.”
In the current summer transfer window, Munich brought Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus Turin), Noussair Mazaroui and Gravenberch (both Ajax Amsterdam), Mane (Liverpool) and Tel (Stade Rennes) to Säbener Straße and paid a total of 137.5 million euros .
Most recently, ÖFB legionnaire Konrad Laimer (RB Leipzig) was a hot transfer stock, but Bayern refused to pay the required transfer fee of 30 million euros for the 25-year-old midfielder.