FC Bayern remains in an excellent financial situation. But lately costs have gotten a little out of control. The new management now wants to control this situation.

The current sporting success, not particularly great, costs him FC Bayern a lot of money. But it's not just about the loss of premiums. DFBThe Cup and the Champions League in recent years have cost the Club dearly.

Bayern have also worn out four coaches in the last five years: Thomas Tuchel, Julian Nagelsmann, Hansi Flick and Niko Kovac. With the exception of Flick, who wanted to take over as national coach after a year, all of them were fired early.

According to reports, Tuchel alone will receive compensation of around ten million euros for the termination of his contract. Bayern had agreed with Julian Nagelsmann for a sum of 1.5 million euros, an almost insignificant figure compared to the transfer fee of 25 million euros that he was paying at the time.

The fact that Niko Kovac also had to be paid his salary until the end of the season following his dismissal in November 2019 should not be overlooked.

FC Bayern: High millionaire expenses, few titles

To end the lack of sporting success, especially at international level, in the summer of 2023 for the first time in history. the Bundesliga He paid a transfer fee of 95 million euros for one player: Harry Kane moved from Tottenham to FC Bayern. Although the captain of English While the national team regularly demonstrates its world class in the Bundesliga, it is threatened by the next one and its club for the first season without titles since 2012.

The Englishman's expensive commitment is in no way the reason for the lack of sporting benefits. The origins are much deeper: in particular, the mandates of Hasan Salihamidzic and Oliver Kahn still worry the record champions today, simply because of the compensation that must be paid to the former sporting directors. Kahn is said to have raised between four and five million. Salihamidzic between six and eight million euros.

The two also made several costly transfer mistakes with signings such as Sadio Mané (€32 million), Marcel Sabitzer (€15 million) and Ryan Gravenberch (€18.5 million) all failing.

Max Eberl wants to clean

Not only in the Alfonso Davies case The new sporting director Max Eberl does not want to play with him. The 50-year-old coach wants to reduce the guaranteed basic salaries in the squad. In his opinion, there are too many high-income people who earn around 20 million euros a year.

FC Bayern certainly does not have to worry financially, but many more years of waste would hurt even the Bavarian team. fixed deposit account cause permanent damage. There is much to do for the new sports management.

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By Felix Flechsig