• Over 1000 in Free Bets
    Best Free Football Bets! Take advantage of these amazing promotions while it lasts. Now you can bet with the finest bookmakers and get the best deal on the Net. [+]
  • Live Streaming Football Watch free live streaming football, horse racing, tennis, volleyball etc. as a customer of Bet365. Bet In-Play available while watching your favourite sports. [+]

Bayern not out to sign central defender – Hoeness

Bayern Munich will not sign a central defender in the close-season, providing Holger Badstuber makes a full recovery from his ligament injury.

The 24-year-old has not featured for the German and European champions since December 2012, having suffered a knee problem in a Bundesliga clash with Borussia Dortmund.

But with Badstuber slowly easing himself back into training, Bayern chairman Uli Hoeness insists a centre-back is not likely to be at the top of Pep Guardiola’s shopping list.

“If Holger returns fit from his injury, I do not think we will sign a new central defender,” he told Munich-based newspaper tz.

“We are very hopeful that Holger returns to fitness and we do not want to psychologically break him down, so will not put four or five players in his face.”

Bayern currently sit seven points clear of Bayer Leverkusen at the top of the Bundesliga.

Wed 22 January, 2014
RSS Feed
Buy Soccer Tickets Largest selection of premium soccer tickets for the Premier League, MLS, La Liga, Serie A, European Cups, World Cup etc. Click Here

Add your comment