Munich (AP) – Following Lionel Messi’s announcement at FC Barcelona, Bayern Munich’s Thomas Müller responded to daring speculation with a humorous response.
“I’ve spoken to our CFO once or twice in the past few months and I don’t think we can do anything about it,” said the 30-year-old offensive player in Munich when asked if Messi was not a candidate for Bayern. .
After 20 years, the Argentinian would leave FC Barcelona and move to Manchester City. The 33-year-old is one of the most valuable football players in the world. After the move from Leroy Sané (Manchester City) for a reportedly close to € 50 million transfer fee, Munich had made it clear that they would not be making a major transfer in the summer.
“The day Lionel Messi and Barcelona go their separate ways must of course come at some point. It was of course more likely that this would be the end of their careers. Now it is apparently different, but I am not working on it”, says Müller. an advertisement date.
“Lionel Messi is one of the best footballers in the world, perhaps retroactively in football history for the past 100 years,” said the Bayern star. “Hats off to the whole career. That change is coming now could also be interesting for the football world. Apart from the Barcelona fans, which I understand, nobody is really critical of the whole thing, but is curious what new things will be. bring. Open roads. “