FC Bayern: Rummenigge Strikes Again

AUGSBURG, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 15: Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, CEO of Bayern Muenchen (L) talks to tv expert Matthias Sammer before the Bundesliga match between FC Augsburg and FC Bayern Muenchen at WWK-Arena on February 15, 2019 in Augsburg, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, CEO of Bayern Munich is a man of open words. Regarding Timo Werner’s potential move to Bayern Munich the European champion from 1980 has now opened the verbal skirmish against RB Leipzig. 

Timo Werners was out at RB Leipzig’s 1-0 win at 1. FC Nuremberg because he was sick.

Although the national striker has not been present, he is the center of attention after the match.

This is because of Werner’s alleged transfer to Bayern Munich, which sports magazine SPORT BILD reported this week as done deal. Leipzig officials do not like to talk about the matter.

MUNICH, GERMANY - DECEMBER 19: Timo Werner of RB Leipzig applauds fans after the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and RB Leipzig at Allianz Arena on December 19, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge: "They are called Lawn Ball"

MUNICH, GERMANY - OCTOBER 09: Karl-Heinz Rumenigge speaks to the media during a Bayern Muenchen press conference at the Alianz Arena in Munich on October 9, 2017 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Jan Hetfleisch/Bongarts/Getty Images)

“They are called Lawn Ball, I think. I would give them the advice, not too to deal too aggressively with the pwn staff, because sometimes you are not right, “said Rummenigge after Bayern’s 5-1 win at Borussia Mönchengladbach on Saturday night.

It is not quite right. Actually they are called Rasen Ball sport and even more they are called Red Bull. But sponsors in the club name are not welcome with the German Football Association. In any case, tell Bayer Leverkusen…

We do not know what “Killer Kalle” wants to tell us with his advice. But well…


BLeipzig holds against it: "Does not exchange with any other association"

LEIPZIG, GERMANY - JANUARY 19: Headcoach Ralf Rangnick of Leipzig in interview during the Bundesliga match between RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund at Red Bull Arena on January 19, 2019 in Leipzig, Germany. (Photo by Karina Hessland-Wissel/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Timo Werner hinted at his possible change to Munich in December 2018 in a Sky interview. 

Leipzig have done their homework. They have submitted a new offer for Timo Werner. If the international renews his contract expiring on June 30, 2020, he will become the new top earner at the club.

RBL sports director Ralf Rangnick and managing director Oliver Mintzlaff are currently not trying to deny reports of an agreement already reached on Werner moving to Munich. That is their right. “There is no exchange with any other club,” Mintzlaff said on Saturday on TV channel Sky, “we are now focusing on Leipzig.” At Sport1 Mintzlaff adds: “I do not know what FC Bayern plan regarding Timo Werner. They cannot have talked to Timo, because the player is with us, has a contract with us – and Bayern always follow all FIFA regulations. So I do not assume that there are any agreements in place already. “

Ligalive-Infografik: Player Profile Timo Werner, RB Leipzig, Bundesliga-Saison 2018/2019

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