Mr. Hainer, Why were the 2023 contracts with Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Müller and Manuel Neuer have not yet been extended?
“In these times, it is an enormous challenge to keep the balance between sports success and economic stability that has been awarded FC Bayern for decades. The player salaries and transfer sums are moving to international top level in spheres due to the enormous financial competition on an international top level in spheres Other than easy to handle – and to all this comes the pandemic, whose consequences will be busy us for a long time. Despite all, we are also athletic as economically in the international area as economically.
How do you see the sporty location at Bayern given these framework conditions?
Many renowned clubs need to be newly re-aligned and re-established. The FC Bayern, on the other hand, has now moved into the quarterfinals of the Champions League for the 20th time – this has not succeeded in any other club in the world. We have the best chances of becoming a master for the tenth time in a row – such a series has made no other club in one of the five big leagues. We stand for constancy on absolute top level. Our squad is excellently occupied, has a first class mixture, enormous potential and will be further strengthened in summer. All this speaks for the first class work that is done in this club – and our board is responsible for Oliver Kahn and Hasan Salihamidzic, whose view is fully aligned with the future of Bayern. “
How long can the FC Bayern still withstand the increasing public pressure in these personnel questions?
“Basically, FC Bayern has never drifted, neither from any headlines nor from permanent rumors. It is not always so hot as it is cooked. Our athletic line is in continuous exchange with our players and leads to the corresponding times the contract negotiations. Our players know that this club is always a reliable, fair partner. FC Bayern is one of the absolute top clubs in the world. I think it has no player in recent years, his contract with FC Bayern has extended. “
When is the club concretely on the talks?
“Robert Lewandowski knows that we all appreciate him here at FC Bayern over the dimensions. I have also expressed my appreciation for him several times. The same applies to Manuel Neuer and Thomas Müller, who also have extraordinary personalities in the history of FC Bayern are. We are very relaxed with them. It is still enough time, and we know our players. Now our entire concentration first is our great athletic goal, the tenth championship in series and the profit of the Champions League. “