He didn’t need to have spent last season at Germany’s biggest club to find out their overall philosophy regarding transfers. Carlo Ancelotti knew even before moving to Munich that Bayern tend to be very pragmatic when it comes to signing new players, and the Italian coach is perfectly fine with that.
I know the culture of this club and will not ask for any players for whom the club has to spend crazy sums, but if there are occasions, why not?
Ancelotti told reporters on the first day of Bayern’s preseason, expanding a bit on that ‘crazy’ thing.
I believe that the market is currently somewhat crazy, and Bayern is not a crazy club
the Italian said talking about the money passed around in football in general, and in England in particular.
Ancelotti shared his opinion on the market after being asked about Alexis Sanchez, and whether Bayern would spend €100 million to sign him from Arsenal or not.
There are lots of rumours. Alexis is a great player but not the only one in the world. I like Alexis
the Bayern coach said, implying that for the right price, he would love to have the Chilean in the team. But only for the right price.
As for Robert Lewandowski, the Italian didn’t think twice before attacking the Pole’s agent for creating a “Robert is not pleased with Ancelotti” issue where, according to him, there is no issue.
Lewandowski has never complained to me, I finally congratulated him on his good season. I was satisfied with him and he was pleased with us. As always there are agents who talk too much. I do not know why. It is not the first time an agent has used the newspapers to say something wrong, that’s all. In a perfect world, agents do not talk