Monday, 2 May 2016

BENATIA: IF I HAVE TO LEAVE BAYERN, THEN I WILL By Sacha Pisani The 29-year-old defender has been linked with a summer move to Juventus and says he has not ruled out the possibility of leaving Allianz Arena at the end of the season Medhi Benatia is open to the possibility of leaving Bayern Munich at the end of the season amid the club's interest in Mats Hummels. Chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed the club's interest in the Germany international, although the defender has subsequently denied claims he has asked to join Bayern . Talk of Hummels' return to Bayern has sparked speculation over Benatia's future at Allianz Arena amid interest from Italian champions Juventus. READ MORE | Klopp: I will never manage Bayern And former Roma centre-back Benatia left the door open to a Bayern exit following Saturday's 1-1 draw against Borussia Monchengladbach, with the Morocco international criticising the club's public pursuit of Hummels. "Hummels? He is a great player and would be welcomed here," Benatia was quoted as telling Sky Sport Italia. "In my case, if I have to leave Bayern at the end of this season, then I will leave. "I will not do it like the managerial staff, who spoke about transfer rumours before an important game like the semi-finals of the Champions league [against Atletico Madrid]. "I am only thinking on finishing the season well and I want to live great emotions. I am talking about the Champions League, the Bundesliga title and the German Cup. In a player's career, it is important to live these moments."

BENATIA: IF I HAVE TO LEAVE
BAYERN, THEN I WILL


By Sacha Pisani
The 29-year-old defender has been linked
with a summer move to Juventus and says
he has not ruled out the possibility of leaving
Allianz Arena at the end of the season
Medhi Benatia is open to the possibility of
leaving Bayern Munich at the end of the
season amid the club's interest in Mats
Hummels.
Chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has
confirmed the club's interest in the Germany
international, although the defender has
subsequently denied claims he has asked to
join Bayern .
Talk of Hummels' return to Bayern has
sparked speculation over Benatia's future at
Allianz Arena amid interest from Italian
champions Juventus.



And former Roma centre-back Benatia left
the door open to a Bayern exit following
Saturday's 1-1 draw against Borussia
Monchengladbach, with the Morocco
international criticising the club's public
pursuit of Hummels.
"Hummels? He is a great player and would be
welcomed here," Benatia was quoted as
telling Sky Sport Italia.
"In my case, if I have to leave Bayern at the
end of this season, then I will leave.
"I will not do it like the managerial staff, who
spoke about transfer rumours before an
important game like the semi-finals of the
Champions league [against Atletico Madrid].
"I am only thinking on finishing the season
well and I want to live great emotions. I am
talking about the Champions League, the
Bundesliga title and the German Cup. In a
player's career, it is important to live these
moments."