FC Bayern: Stefan Effenberg advises Thomas Müller and Robert Lewandowski to resign
In the opinion of Stefan Effenberg, Thomas Müller and Robert Lewandowski should think about FC Bayern about an end to their national team career.
"I would give you the advice: focused on the FC Bayern and perhaps step back from the national team. The World Cup in Qatar in the midst of the season becomes extremely strong and thus a danger to the playing time. At the age of 32, 33 or 34 Years, I have to listen to my body and think about how long this works, "wrote the former Munich in his" T-Online "column.
Müller and Lewandowski, despite otherwise strong ideas at the Cup in Gladbach (0: 5) as well as in the Champions League duels with the FC Villarreal, would not have recalled their best performance, so in the most important games of the season ", Unte Effenberg.
The 53-year-old supplemented: "At least I do not want to rule out that since the age has played a role - or the fact that they have been at this high level for ten, twelve years at this high level and with printing the same titles. Maybe it is at On one or the time the time has expired. Or he must change at least something to be the club in the most important games potity and present. "
Great "worries" around FC Bayern
For FC Bayern, the former national player is "worried" according to their own statement. Effenberg led out: "I do not currently see Bavaria at top level for the next few years. And of course that's also the squad."
It gives "just too many players who may not have the quality," said the Vice European Champion of 1992. Effenberg mentioned in this context the Reservists Marc Roca, Bouna Sarr, Marcel Sabitzer, Corentin Tolisso, Omar Richards and Tanguy Nianzou.
The cadol transition in the summer could be "greater than accepted", said the 370-Palige Bundesliga players.
Stefan Effenberg calls for "sign" by club bosses of FC Bayern
Also, the new club leadership of the executive committee Oliver Kahn and national teams council Hasan Salihamidzic sees Effenberg in the duty: "I hope and assume that Kahn and Salihamidzic internally speak clear text. There it is crucial that they are crucial by dealing with this. Be clear that you have to ask yourself: how could it come to that? And what teachings do I prefer for the future? "
With regard to the future planning and the many discussed handling of the 2023 expiring contracts of Müller, Lewandowski, Manuel Neuer and Serge Gnabry, Effenberg demanded "a sign" of Kahn or Salihamidzic. These are "guilty of the fans. Where is the problem to make a public announcement? The talk must finally stop."