Bayern Munich’s Executive Board Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has reiterated its commitment to the participation of the German record champion of the German Bundesliga and the Champions League. “We are totally on our membership of the League and analog also, of course, to Uefa, which organizes the other European competitions,” said Rummenigge on Saturday in the TV-transmitter Sky. “For us that was never a topic that was questioned.”
A firm of consultants to Real Madrid in October, plans for the introduction of a super League as a rival to the Champions League, submitted, had reported “The mirror” on Friday. Accordingly, it was planned that 16 Topclubs, including FC Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, a Declaration of intent later this month to sign.
Rummenigge are the Considerations of “not known”
Such Considerations were “not known,” said Rummenigge ahead of the game against SC Freiburg. “I can only say, on behalf of Bayern Munich, in which We have no knowledge of it, we are involved in such stories, and it is not an issue for us.”
Instead of Champions League Reviewed exit Bayern Bundesliga? Rummenigge responded on a report from REUTERS
The Bundesliga to return for another competition in the back for Bayern as it is for the duration of rival Borussia Dortmund currently not an Option. “Borussia Dortmund for any competition of this planet, could leave the Bundesliga, is totally and completely ruled out,” said BVB managing Director Hans-Joachim Watzke: “The Bundesliga is now a piece of German cultural heritage, and you will leave as a German club.”
“The Bundesliga is the football culture”
The sports Director Christian Heidel sees FC Schalke 04 – and can’t imagine Germany’s elite League without Bayern. “The Bundesliga is the football culture. The Fans want the League, and I would hope that it stays that way,” said Heidel.
The Schalke sporting Director added, that the Plan of a European super League “is only since 2016.” “On the concrete things, which are now in circulation, I know already since four weeks notice.” 2016 Schalke had been called in addition to record-breaking Champions FC Bayern as a possible participant in the Superliga.
Clubs deal with That, at least theoretically, with the issue, Watzke is not reprehensible. “Of course, you must as Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich the same, always watch that you stay on the pulse of the time, this is clear,” said Watzke in a Sky on the question of how he was to a Superleague.