• Oliver Kahn has advised Alexander Nubel won’t be first-choice goalkeeper at Bayern Munich when he joins from Schalke for subsequent season.


Modified 01 Apr 2020, 16:56 IST

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Manuel Neuer (L) and Alexander Nubel

Manuel Neuer shall be primary at Bayern Munich subsequent season and can assist Alexander Nubel to develop, in line with Oliver Kahn.

Neuer’s contract expires in 2021 and there are reviews of an deadlock in talks over a brand new deal, resulting in strategies the 34-year-old might be moved on on the finish of the season.

Bayern have already signed Nubel on a five-year deal, with the Schalke goalkeeper to modify to the Allianz Area on a free switch forward of the subsequent marketing campaign.

Nevertheless, Bayern board member and former keeper Kahn expects Nubel to be second alternative subsequent time period, as he predicts Neuer will proceed on the highest stage for a while.

“Typically, as I’ve proven myself, goalkeepers can after all play into previous age, however sustaining a excessive stage is a good problem,” Kahn, who retired at 38, advised Sport Bild.

“In Alexander Nubel, we get a extremely gifted goalkeeper, who has the possibility to develop and study behind Manuel Neuer. Not many have the chance to work with the very best goalkeeper on this planet day by day.”

Whereas 2019-20 is on hiatus as a result of coronavirus pandemic, Bayern are mentioned to be placing switch plans in place forward of subsequent season.

Interim boss Hansi Flick mentioned this month that he believes coaches ought to have the facility to veto transfers proposed by membership managers, amid strategies he has been at odds with sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic over Bayern’s planning.

Kahn admits it will be important that Bayern “march in a single route with a view to develop the crew additional”.

He added: “In fact, the coach is a vital issue when it comes to switch plans. Hasan Salihamidzic, Hansi Flick and I mentioned and coordinated this and different subjects intensively.

“The coach can and may put ahead his concepts.”

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