According to an ex-consultant, FC Bayern once made an offer for superstar Neymar. Instead, the Munich team then signed Mario Götze.
- Adviser revealed: FC Bayern Munich * wanted to sign Pep Guardiola Neymar .
- But instead the German record champion chose Mario Götze from BVB * .
- Juventus Turin and Chelsea are said to have sought the PSG superstar .
Munich / Barcelona - 2013 - what a year for FC Bayern * ! The Munich team won the triple from the Champions League, DFB Cup and German championship . And on top of that, Pep Guardiola as a new trainer to the Isar.
As has now become known, the Catalan would have liked to bring not only darling Thiago, but also an aspiring superstar from former club FC Barcelona to the Bundesliga : Neymar .
The ex-consultant of the Brazilian said.
Consultant: FC Bayern once wanted to bring superstar Neymar to Munich
“We received offers from all over the world. An official offer came from Chelsea when we were in New York on the day of Neymar's international debut for Brazil in 2010. Later there were offers from Bayern Munich and Juventus. We even had a meeting in Turin because of the latter, "said player agent Wagner Ribeiro, according to the sports online portal ESPN .
Superstar at PSG: Neymar.
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As Sport1 writes, a possible transfer to the FC Bayern * squad was never concrete because the record champion chose Mario Götze from BVB instead - who made Germany world champion a year later in Brazil.
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Götze's career stagnated in Munich, however, in 2016 he returned to Borussia Dortmund .
Neymar, whose mother recently caused a stir with a friendship with a much younger man, stayed with Barca until 2017 and then joined Paris Saint-Germain from Ligue 1 in France for the reported record transfer of EUR 222 million.
A change to Bayern is very unlikely today. For this, the Reds could deal with another player. Are the Munichers currently preparing for a possible departure from Javi Martinez?
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