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FCB player Harry Kane is said to be about to extend his contract

FC Bayern Munich’s hopes of signing Harry Kane appear to have been dampened. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting’s good performances could also have an impact on his future. And: Former referee Markus Merk talks about the legendary season finale in 2001. The news and rumors from Munich can be found here.

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FC Bayern, rumor: Desired player Harry Kane before extension?

FC Bayern Munich is said to have suffered a setback in poker for striker Harry Kane. The 29-year-old is said to be on the verge of a contract extension at Tottenham Hotspur. At least that’s what the journalist Ekrem Konur reports.

Accordingly, the captain of the English national team is said to be in talks with Spurs. Kane’s current contract expires in the summer of 2024.

Kane has been considered a possible Bayern player for some time, who could close the gap for Robert Lewandowski, who moved to FC Barcelona last summer. Of the table football already reported on a first contact, according to tz the Munich should even be ready to break the mark of 100 million euros for Kane. However, it is also a condition that there must be 100 percent agreement between the attacker and Bayern regarding the parameters.

A possible extension of Kane’s contract should significantly reduce Bayern’s chances of getting the offensive star. A transfer next summer would be practically off the table.

FC Bayern, rumor: Is FCB rethinking Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting?

The strong performances of Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting recently could possibly lead to a rethinking of the future of the 33-year-old at FC Bayern.

True, it gave way sports1-Information so far no talks about an extension of his contract, which expires at the end of the season. But Choupo-Moting enjoys a great reputation within the team and also feels at home in Munich.

“Let’s let Choupo play a bit now,” said sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic after the game 5-2 victory in the DFB Cup at FC Augsburg, in which Choupo-Moting shone with a brace: “He does it very well, we know what we have in him – and he what he has in us.”

The Cameroonian has been playing for FC Bayern since 2020. He made his starting eleven debut this season in the 5-0 win against SC Freiburg last Sunday and crowned his strong performance with a goal.

FC Bayern, News: Ex-referee Markus Merk defends far-reaching whistle in 2001

Former Bundesliga referee Markus Merk defended his controversial whistle in the 2000/01 season finale, which ultimately secured FC Bayern the last-minute championship.

“I would always make that decision. It was right for me,” said the 60-year-old on the DFB Foundations podcast “More than a game”.

Merk had awarded Bayern an indirect free kick after a back pass from HSV player Tomas Ujfalusi to goalkeeper Mathias Schober. Patrik Andersson then equalized and snatched the championship away from FC Schalke 04.

“Those weren’t pleasant times after a game like that. I had a dentist’s office at the time and of course the number was known. From Monday morning all hell broke loose here, so I had to turn off the phone after two or three hours. All in all this week not to think about normality at all,” said Merk about the reactions after the dramatic finale.

Schalke went down in history as the “masters of hearts”. Merk only found out about the emotional pictures from Gelsenkirchen later in the evening. “The special thing about this evening was that no one, no journalist from radio or television, even asked me how I experienced the situation,” said the ex-referee: That really hit me. I’m a highly emotional person.”

FC Bayern Munich: The next games

meeting Opponent contest location
October 22, 3:30 p.m TSG Hoffenheim Bundesliga away
October 26, 9 p.m Barcelona FC Champions League away
October 29, 3:30 p.m FSV Mainz 05 Bundesliga home


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