Yann Sommer at Bayern Munich before departure

Yann Sommer at Bayern Munich before departure

Yann Sommer will soon be history at Bayern Munich. Manuel Neuer’s return is imminent and Alexander Nübel should also officially return to Munich after the season.

Nobody in Munich expects goalkeeper Yann Sommer to stay at Bayern beyond the summer. According to “Kicker”, the Swiss, who was committed to replacing the injured captain Manuel Neuer during the winter break, will “almost certainly” leave the club after just six months. The 34-year-old has little prospect of playing time when Neuer is back. That should be the case in preparation for the new season. Sommer does not want to jeopardize his place in goal for the Swiss national team due to a lack of match practice. The EM 2024 in a big goal of the goalkeeper.

Sommer had come from Borussia Mönchengladbach during the winter break for eight million euros to replace the injured Neuer. The contract is dated until June 30, 2025. As of now, Sommer, Neuer and Alexander Nübel, who is loaned to AS Monaco, would meet in Munich in the new season. In addition, Bayern still have Sven Ulreich and Johannes Schenk as keeper.

AS Monaco are said to be interested in Yann Sommer

AS Monaco are said to be interested in summer. FC Villarreal, FC Valencia and Leicester City are also looking for a goalkeeper and, according to “kicker” information, have seen Sommer’s perspective in Munich not very promising. Manchester United had previously been discussed.

Most recently, coach Thomas Tuchel reported enthusiastically about the return of national goalkeeper Neuer to the training ground. “I have to slow down so as not to get euphoric. That’s not appropriate given the severity of the injury and the length of the downtime,” said Tuchel. “But of course it’s sensational news and it’s great to see how Manu works and gradually rewards himself and is back on the pitch.”

Neuer broke his leg in a skiing accident while on vacation after the World Cup in December. Since then, the 2014 world champion has been missing from Munich. He doesn’t just want to be in Munich’s goal again next season. The home EM 2024 with the German national team is still a goal for the DFB captain.

Source: Stern

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