German giant Bayern Munich has had a busy Summer so far as they bought and sold many players to balance the team. They lost their best player Robert Lewandowski to Barcelona nonetheless they acted promptly in the market.
To date, they have spent €137.50 million and earned €78.4 million. Here, we’ll take a deeper look at the players who came and left Allianz Arena so far.
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Bayern spent €67m after the Dutch defender. After an impressive breakthrough with Ajax, Juventus bought De Ligt for nearly €80m. However, 4 years later, the player decided to move and the German Giant made no mistake to secure the signing of the young and talented player. He signed a contract till 2027.
After having a glorious stint at Liverpool, Mane felt that he should taste another league. He expressed his desire publicly. Therefore, the Merseyside club sold him to the German counterpart. He was last year on his contract but Bayern still paid €30m for him.
Tel is one of the most talented strikers in the world who has already shown a glimpse of his talent while playing for Ligue 1 side Rennais. Bayern felt the urgency of buying a new center-forward and Tel fits the bill perfectly. It costs the club €20 m to sign the attacker.
Gravenberch played for the Eredivisie side Ajax for a long time and proved his worth. He’s a world-class midfielder and has a long future ahead. Ajax let the player leave after receiving an offer of €18.50 m.
The talented wing-back took the football world into the storm last season. Many clubs including Barcelona we’re after the player nevertheless, it’s Bayern who has the last laugh. On top of that, he was a free signing.
Lewa established himself as one of the best strikers in the business while playing for the German sides. He broke plenty of records and won numerous accolades. All of a sudden he declared that he wanted to leave the club and opted to join the Spanish giant Barcelona. Bayern didn’t want to sell their best player though they were forced to sell him eventually. The club earned €45 m from that business.
Bayern sold their academy graduate Richards to Crystal Palace for €12 m.
Bayern sold defensive midfielder Roca to Leeds United for a fee of €12 m.
Left-back Omar left the club for Nottingham Forest for a fee of €8.50 m.
After playing for Bayern, Sule left to play for Dortmund after ending his contract.
French International Tolisso left Bayern for his home country. He made the free transfer to Olympique Marseille.
Cristiano Ronaldo wanted to move to the Allianz Arena, however, the club opted not to sign him. The hierarchy of the club wants to replace Lewandowski with a star striker and Harry Kane is their prime target nevertheless it’s highly unlikely that they will go after him this summer. Rumours are there about a link between Leroy Sane and Arsenal but it’s completely fake.
Bayern Munich has done quite a great business so far but they’re not done yet.