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Transfer jam at FC Bayern? Effenberg strikes alarm

Stefan Effenberg sees the German football champion FC Bavaria Munich after the many prominent departures still far from ready for the upcoming Bundesliga season.

The former captain of Munich now sounded an alarm in an interview with “Sport1” and stressed that his former club is intensifying as a matter of urgency. “We have to wait to see what the Bavarians are still doing in the Transferal Market. I think that’s a very special point. You’ve already lost world-class players with seals, ribbons and Hummels. In sports terms, these are huge losses, which they have not yet compensated for in my eyes today.”

In addition to the aforementioned trio, Colombian superstar James has left the club, with Jerome Boateng also threatening another summer departure. On the other hand, the new obligations of the French world champions Benjamin Pavard and Lucas Hernandez as well as the German U-national player Fiete Arp from Hamburg SV.

From a neutral point of view, Ex-Profi Effenberg also sees advantages for the Bundesliga, “What I can say: I’m pretty sure that the next season will be even more exciting than the last,” says the 51-year-old. “Who he sees as the biggest challenger of the team of head coach Niko Kovac, He did leave it open. It is clear, however, that Borussia Dortmund wants to play for the German Championship in the 2019/2020 season.

Effenberg was one of the great clubs at FC Bavaria in the 1990s and early 2000s. Between 1990 and 1992, as well as 1998 and 2002, the middleweight player completed 200 mandatory games for the German record champion and led the club 2001 to the historic championship league title.