The ceremony was live on TV for the first time in the history of the Golden Shoe. Bayern Munich Lewandowski received congratulations from – among others – Herbert Hainer, Hansi Flick, Jürgen Klopp and Christian Seifert [Kicker]He received the European Golden Shoe for the 2020/21 season on Tuesday around 14:00 CEST
Lewandowski: “I would like to thank my family, my teammates, the coaching staff and all of FC Bayern – without their support I couldn’t win such titles. I dedicate this award to all the people who stand by my side every day. I’m very happy with what we have achieved together”
Lewandowski on his future: “I have a contract at FC Bayern and I want to continue to be successful with Bayern”
Hansi Flick congratulates Robert Lewandowski on winning the Golden Shoe: “I worked with you for two years and was able to experience your enthusiasm and determination to score goals. Thank you, congratulations and good luck for the future with FC Bayern”
Jürgen Klopp: “Hello Lewy, congratulations on the Golden Boot. When I heard that you had won the Golden Boot, I thought: ‘How? Only now?’ You can see how long it takes to get to the very top. But you’ve been at the top for a long time and you deserve this award”
Klopp: “I’ve said it a couple of times now, I’ll say it one last time: I’m proud of you too. All the best and see you hopefully soon in the Champions League final.”
Klopp: “I’m really happy for you. The way you started this season ,I wouldn’t be surprised if you win the Golden boot again. As long as we don’t play against each other, you can score as many goals as you want.
Manuel Neuer will be awarded the Bavarian Order of Merit by State Premier Markus Söder tomorrow, as announced by the Bavarian state government. Neuer had already received the Order of Merit of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia three years ago.
Manuel Neuer: “If Barcelona want to improve, they have to put Coutinho on more often. I was more worried when he came in and tried to score against me. I know him very well and know his talent because we were teammates at Bayern and faced each other in training”
Jamal Musiala’s second goal against Bremer SV has been voted Bayern’s Goal of the Month for August.
Robert Lewandowski called up to Poland’s squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Albania
Joshua Kimmich, Leon Goretzka, Serge Gnabry, Leroy Sané and Robert Lewandowski in WhoScored’s Bundesliga Team of the Week.
Florian Wirtz does not have a written release clause in his contract. But there’s a gentlemen’s agreement that Leverkusen would listen to offers that suit both the player and the club. Leverkusen’s intention is to sell Wirtz in summer 2023 at the earliest for a big fee
Leverkusen are under no pressure as Wirtz has a contract until 2026, and they can negotiate any fee they want. Hans Wirtz (father/agent) can well imagine a move to FC Bayern, however that’s by no means certain. Leverkusen have in mind a fee of around €100m.
The MRI exam didn’t reveal a ligament tear for Jamal Musiala. ‘Only’ a sprain. No serious injury Nevertheless, Musiala is a doubt for Friday’s game against Greuther Fürth. He will not train for a few day has suffered a slight capsule injury and will be out for 2-3 days
Bayern Munich wage Categories
• Over 20 Million: Lewandoski
• 15 to 20 Million: Sane, Neuer, Muller, Kimmich, Goretzka, Hernandez
Furth vs Bayern Munich
Fri 24th of September 2021