Bayern Munich Chief Denies Links to Harry Kane, Boasts German Club Can Be Successful Without a Number 9

Bayern Munich Chief Denies Links to Harry Kane, Boasts German Club Can Be Successful Without a Number 9

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:08 PM
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  • Tottenham striker Harry Kane is not on Bayern Munich's wish list, according to the Bundesliga club sports director Hasan Salihamidzic
  • The England forward has been heavily tipped to replace Robert Lewandowski at Allianz Arena after the Poland forward sealed a move to Barcelona
  • Bayern Munich have signed Senegalese forward, Sadio Mane from Liverpool this summer and are not looking on making another major transfer

Bayern Munich sporting director, Hasan Salihamidzic has described reports linking Tottenham striker, Harry Kane to the Bundesliga club as nothing but rumours.

The 28-year-old England forward has been linked with the German champions as a replacement for Robert Lewandowski after the Poland forward moved to Barcelona this summer.

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Harry Kane's contract with Tottenham ends in the summer of 2024 and the prolific forward is yet to renew with the London club. Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC
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Salihamidzic has now revealed Bayern Munich will not be replacing Lewandowski and insisted the club can still be successful without a recognized striker Goal report.

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"These are rumours. We're going a different way for now. Manchester City and Liverpool have been successful for years without a nine.
"We could substitute four players of almost the same quality for four positions. So much offensive quality is rare in Europe. It's now the job of the coach and his team to moderate that."

Bayern Munich will be hoping to win an 11th consecutive Bundesliga title when the 2022/23 football season kicks off in Germany this weekend.

Nagelsmann excited for Bayern Munich’s Bundesliga opener

Meanwhile, Bayern Munich manager, Julian Nagelsmann can’t wait for the start of the German Bundesliga as the Bavarians kick-start their campaign against Eintracht Frankfurt.

The 35-year-old manager opined that its never easy playing against the Europa League winners but he expects his team to emerge victorious SB Nation reports.

Bayern Munich who won the German super cup last weekend will travel to the Deutsche Bank Park this Friday for matchday one of the Bundesliga season against Frankfurt.

Bayern Munich target Tottenham star Harry Kane

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Bayern Munich’s loss of Robert Lewandowski to Barcelona this summer has led the Bundesliga club to search for a top-quality forward to lead their attack.

The Bavarians have signed Sadio Mane from Liverpool this summer, but they are also targeting Tottenham and England forward, Harry Kane.

Bayern Munich has already held talks with the 28-year-old’s representatives and they are confident they can sign the prolific striker next summer.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..