FC Bayern München: Alaba is like the black Franz Beckenbauer

Chairman of the Board Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has praised David Alaba in the highest terms – and hopes for more on the whereabouts of the 28-Year-old at FC Bayern

FC Bayern München: Alaba is like the black Franz Beckenbauer

Chairman of the Board Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has praised David Alaba in the highest terms – and hopes for more on the whereabouts of the 28-Year-old at FC Bayern. "We had now, I must say, some of the time no chief had in defence," said Rummenigge in the Sky Interview. "So one who is truly the sceptre in the Hand and the tone and just there also as a chief of Defensive acts."

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Due to the way Rummenigge compared the Austrians with a Bayern-icon: "David is, for me, something like the black Franz Beckenbauer. He is the first player who has played at this level, such as the Franz at that time.“

Alaba was in the last Bundesliga season due to injury problems in the Bayern Defence in the defence moved. "He has done brilliantly," said Rummenigge. "Also of the personality, there is a great development, and also the Chance color take, especially in times of 'Black Lives Matter' then by his skin also has a special role. I think David knows what he has at Bayern, and we know what we have to David.“

The contract of the Austrian is running out in mid-2021, the negotiations over an extension added last. "I'm still optimistic that we will find at the end of the day, the solution that David ends his career," said Rummenigge. "David knows what he has at Bayern, and we know what we have to David."

Rummenigge finds, meanwhile, Fell at the final tournament-the Format of the Champions League. "It is for the viewers probably the most exciting Champions League of all time," he said. "You're in these Games the opportunity to win it all. Or, unfortunately, lose.“ The duels in the quarter - and semi-finals to be decided this year, in a K. o. match. In the previous Format, with the return game was however, the Chance is greater, "that the better team is," said Rummenigge.

The final tournament from the quarter-finals, due to the interruption by the Coronavirus pandemic in August (12. to 23.) is played, takes place in Lisbon. The FC Bayern must first. still in the eighth-final second leg against Chelsea on 8 August the 3:0 from the first leg to defend. "I think we would do well to think step by step'," said Rummenigge.

Updated Date: 31 July 2020, 09:19

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