It didn't take long for Munich to declare war after Leverkusen's championship. But Bayer reacts calmly. Sports boss Simon Rolfes responds to Bayern's words with a witty phrase.

Leverkusen coach Simon Rolfes is fine after the Bayer team won the title Bundesliga Don't worry about Munich's counterattack next season.

The Werkself sporting director said in ARD-Morgenmagazin: “No, I'm not afraid of that, we only played against them twice and not every day. That's why what we do is important.” Leverkusen won the championship five days before the end of the season with a 16-point lead. FCB.

Bayern wanted to sign Leverkusen coach Alonso

The German record champions were very interested in signing Leverkusen manager Xabi Alonso, but Spanish people I would like to continue working at Bayer. Rolfes said: “We definitely have a team that will be competitive in the top group of the Bundesliga next season. This is a big reason why Xabi is staying here despite the huge interest. He has the feeling that he is in the right place,” stated the 42-year-old.

After the 5-0 victory against Werder Bremen, with which Leverkusen won the title, Rolfes admitted that he did not sleep “too much”. He could not specify how long the party lasted, “because the players have moved on.”

Leverkusen still have a chance of achieving a triple

However, you won't want to celebrate too much in Leverkusen, because in… DFB Cup as well as in the Europe The team still has a chance to win the League: “We still have goals ahead, the big celebration will be after the cup. Yesterday was quite spontaneous, but many times these are the most beautiful celebrations,” Rolfes explained.

On Thursday, West Ham United's first priority is to reach the Europa League semi-finals. “This is something very special and we will do everything possible for it,” Rolfes promised. The first leg against London Bayer won 2-0.

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By Sebastian Mittag


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