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Bayern Munich's 2023/24 lineup: new players, transfer news, coaches, owners, captain

Bayern Munich's 2023/24 lineup: new players, transfer news, coaches, owners, captain

Kenneth Mwenda, Adrianna Simwa
August 17, 2023 at 7:12 AM

Bayern Munich is known for its tremendous success both domestically and internationally. The club has won numerous Bundesliga titles, DFB-Pokal titles, and UEFA Champions League titles. Here are details about Bayern Munich coaches, current players and more.

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Bayern team during the match between FC Barcelona and FC Bayern Munich, corresponding to week 5 of the group C of the UEFA Champions League, played at the Spotify Camp Nou, in Barcelona. Photo: Joan Valls
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Bayern is a German team with its headquarters in Munich, Bavaria. It is most known for its professional football team and is the most successful club in German football history. It competes in the Bundesliga, the top division of the German football league system.

Bayern Munich coaches and the 2023/24 lineup

Bayern Munich was founded on February 27, 1900. The club has a rich history and has played a significant role in German and international football. Here is a look at the new squad and player information for the 2023/24 season.

Bayern Munich coaches

Here is the table of the current coaches of the team

Name

Position

Thomas Tuchel

Head coach

Anthony Barry

Assistant coach

Arno Michels

Assistant coach

Zsolt Lőw

Assistant coach

Prof Dr Holger Broich

Fitness coach

Michael Rechner

Goalkeeping coach

Bayern Munich lineup in 2023/2024

The team has one of the elite squads in the world. Here are the team members:

Goalkeepers

Name

Nationality

Jersey number

Manuel Neuer

Germany

1

Sven Ulreich

Germany

26

Defenders

Name

Nationality

Jersey number

Dayot Upamecano

French

2

Minjae Kim

South Korean

3

Matthijs de Ligt

Dutch

4

Benjamin Pavard

French

5

Alphonso Davies

Canadian

19

Bouna Sarr

Senegalese/French

20

Raphaël Guerreiro

Portuguese

22

Tarek Buchmann

German

28

Noussair Mazraoui

Moroccan

40

Josip Stanišić

Croatian

44

Midfielders

Name

Nationality

Jersey number

Joshua Kimmich

German

6

Leon Goretzka

German

8

Paul Wanner

German

14

Konrad Laimer

Austrian

27

Ryan Gravenberch

Dutch

38

Jamal Musiala

German/English

42

Forwards

Name

Nationality

Jersey number

Serge Gnabry

German

7

Harry Kane

English

9

Leroy Sané

German

10

Kingsley Coman

French

11

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting

Cameroonian / German

13

Thomas Müller

German

25

Gabriel Vidović

Croatian

32

Mathys Tel

French

39

Arijon Ibrahimović

German

46

Who is leaving Bayern Munich for the 2023/24 season?

Below is a table of some of the Bayern Munich transfers.

Name

New team

Price

Lucas Hernández

Paris Saint-Germain

€45M

Sadio Mané

Al-Nassr

€30M

Marcel Sabitzer

Dortmund

€19M

Yann Sommer

Inter Milan

€6.8M

Bright Arrey-Mbi

Hannover 96

Free

Daley Blind

Girona

Free

Lars Böhmeke

Ingolstadt 04

Free

Marvin Cuni

Frosinone Calcio

Free

Jonas Kehl

SpVgg Oberfranken

Free

Behar Neziri

St. Gallen

Free

Official sponsors

The football club has established partnerships with a variety of brands. The current sponsors include:

  • Telkom
  • Adidas
  • Allianz
  • Audi
  • Konami
  • Libertext
  • Saskia

Latest Bayern Munich transfer news

Bayern Munich is currently planning the possibility of signing David de Gea, a Spanish professional footballer. Initially, De Gea was included in Bayern's list of potential options, but the club chose to prioritize Kepa Arrizabalaga from Chelsea FC and Geronimo Rulli from Ajax instead.

Who are Bayern Munich’s new signings for the 2023/24 season?

One of the newly signed Bayern Munich players is Harry Kane, who signed a four-year contract making him the most expensive signing in Bundesliga history, costing €100m plus €10m bonuses in transfer fees.

newly signed bayern munich players
Harry Kane of FC Bayern München with Jan Christian Dreesen FC Bayern München speaks to the media during an official press conference announcing his signing with the club at Presse Club of Allianz Arena. Photo: Stefan Matzke
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Min-jae Kim also signed a deal until 30 June 2028. This move was facilitated by Bayern's activation of a release clause in Kim's Napoli agreement, involving a payment of €58 million.

Was Lewandowski a team captain?

Robert Lewandowski was also the Bavarian giants' third captain, a position currently held by Joshua Kimmich, who was appointed behind Manuel Neuer and Thomas Müller, the first and second captains, respectively.

Who is the current Bayern Munich head coach?

Since March 2023, Thomas Tuchel has held the position of head coach at FC Bayern. Originating from Bavarian Swabia, he was a player for FC Augsburg, Stuttgarter Kickers, and SSV Ulm 1846 in his earlier years.

Who is the team's goalkeeping coach?

Michael Rechner is the current goalkeeping coach for Bayern Munich. He has been in this position since February 2023.

Who owns Bayern Munich?

According to Republicworld.com, FC Bayern München AG, a spinoff company, owns 75% of the club and controls the majority of operations at the German club. Multiple Bayern Munich owners control the remaining 25%.

Adidas, a maker of sporting goods; Audi, a car manufacturer Allianz, a provider of health insurance; are the other three firms that own Bayern Munich. The three businesses each control 8.33 per cent of Bayern Munich. Bayern Munich's daily operations are managed by the club's board of directors.

Who is Herbert Hainer?

He is the current president of Bayern Munich. The 69-year-old German succeeded the illustrious Uli Hoeness as chairman of the Bundesliga's powerhouse team in November 2019. Before becoming the president of Bayern Munich, Herbert Hainer was the CEO of the Adidas Group.

What is Bayern Munich's net worth?

According to Forbes, Bayern Munich's team value is estimated to be $4.86 as of 2023. It is the highest-valued club in the Bundesliga.

Bayern Munich's stadium

Allianz Arena is where they play their home games. The football stadium in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, can hold 75,000 spectators for domestic games and 70,000 for international ones.

It is well recognized for having inflated ETFE plastic panels on its façade and being the first stadium in the world with such a customizable appearance. It is the second-largest arena in Germany, trailing only the Westfalenstadion in Dortmund, and is situated at 25 Werner-Heisenberg-Allee on the Fröttmaning Heath at the northern end of Munich's Schwabing-Freimann neighbourhood.

Social media presence

Bayern Munich is one of the clubs with a huge following on social media. Below are their official website, where they update any latest news.

Social media platform

Handle

Number of followers (as of writing)

Instagram

@fcbayern

39.9 million

Twitter

@FCBayernEN

3.2 million

YouTube

FC Bayern Munich

3.55 million

Facebook

FC Bayern München

57 million likes

TikTok

@fcbayern

17 million

Bayern Munich coaches are responsible for devising the team's tactical approach for matches. They develop strategies for offence, defence, set pieces, and various game situations. They analyze opponents' strengths and weaknesses to create effective game plans.

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Kenneth Mwenda
Kenneth Mwenda is a business and sports writer with over five years of experience. At Sportsbrief, he contributes to writing biographies and listicles.
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Adrianna Simwa
Adrianna Simwa is a content writer at Sports Brief, where she has worked since mid-2022. She has written for many periodicals on a variety of subjects, including news, celebrities, and lifestyle, for more than three years.