Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic outlined the membership’s plans to herald a brand new striker within the switch window after a shock 2-1 defeat by Freiburg on Tuesday.
Coach Thomas Tuchel’s workforce superior within the quarter-finals via Dayot Upamecano, however was delayed by Nicholas Hoeffler’s shot earlier than Lucas Hueller’s Ninety fifth-minute penalty kick, which despatched off the Bundesliga leaders.
Bayern will now miss the ultimate of the competitors for the third season in a row, and Salihamidzic insisted on signing a brand new striker who shall be important for the membership to maneuver ahead subsequent season.
“In fact we are going to sit down and see what we have to do within the switch market,” he stated after the match.
However the video games present: going into the brand new season with Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, Mathis Tal, Thomas Müller and Sadio Mane could be a slog.
“In all probability, there shall be a brand new striker. Whether or not it is Harry Kane, Victor Osimhen or Randall Kolo Mwane, the approaching weeks will present up.”
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Bayern nonetheless lead the Bundesliga and have reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League, however they’ve struggled to switch talisman Robert Lewandowski since his departure for Barcelona on the finish of final season.
The Poland worldwide scored 110 objectives in simply 94 league matches in his final three seasons with Bayern, because the membership gained three consecutive Bundesliga titles and the Champions League.
Choupo-Moting has led the road in Lewandowski’s absence this season however he has scored simply 10 objectives within the league.
Regardless of the disappointing outcome towards Freiburg, Salihamidzic remained optimistic about Tuchel’s appointment and refused responsible the defeat on the brand new boss.
“It’s bitter for all of us, however it has nothing to do with the coach,” Salihamidzic stated.
“It is sensible. He makes an excellent impression and does an excellent job. It was a bittersweet day for all of us, however we’ll keep on on Saturday.”
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