Hansi Flick insisted the way forward for Thiago Alcantara and David Alaba have to be settled quickly.© AFP
Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick admitted on Wednesday that uncertainty over whether or not Thiago Alcantara and David Alaba will keep is “not preferrred” because the newly-crowned European champions put together for the brand new season. Spain playmaker Alcantara and Austria defender Alaba – key members of the group which received the Champions League final month – are stalling over signing contract extensions with a yr left on their present offers. “The scenario is not easy. I do not know who will go away or be part of us,” admitted Flick at an occasion in Munich when requested about Alaba and Alcantara.
“It is not fairly preferrred, however so long as each are within the squad, I’m planning with them.”
Alcantara has been closely linked to a transfer to the Premier League with Liverpool and Manchester United reportedly .
Whereas on Spain responsibility final weekend, Alcantara, 29, mentioned he had “by no means mentioned that I’ll go away Bayern” however membership bosses stay pessimistic about their probabilities of convincing him to remain.
After lifting the Champions League trophy in Lisbon to finish the treble, the Bayern squad returned to coaching on Monday to arrange for the beginning of the Bundesliga season at dwelling to Schalke on September 18.
Alaba, 28, who has been linked to Manchester Metropolis, took half in on-line coaching periods this week, and Alcantara, who was granted further relaxation after enjoying for Spain, can also be anticipated to participate when full coaching resumes on Friday.
Flick insists the way forward for each stars have to be settled quickly with the brand new season simply ten days away.
Bayern have already misplaced the trio of Ivan Perisic, who has returned to Inter Milan, Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona) and Alvaro Odriozola (Actual Madrid) after their mortgage spells in Munich expired.
Perisic and Coutinho each got here off the bench to play a component within the Champions League last.
“We’re shedding high quality,” Flick mentioned.
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