It is seen as the end of an era – but how is it that Bayern Munich has a “new look” for next season? already looks like a tremendous force?

The Bundesliga champions are arguably the best team in Europe to take a 4-1 lead in the Champions League round of 16 against Lazio on Wednesday evening

Many are strongly advised to defend last season’s European crown, but behind the scenes, Bayern management is already working on a revision – from painful experience, complacency can lead to decline

Bayern made this mistake after winning the 2013 Champions League at the time they looked as unbeatable as they did last August, but then quickly deteriorated. They don’t want to suffer the same fate again

And with players who walked through the exit door to a total of almost 1With 000 club appearances between them, Bayern made rapid progress in order to always be one step ahead of the others

Determined to keep the wage structure as balanced as possible, the club has ended negotiations with defense attorney David Alaba, who reportedly earns 17 million a year GBP asked for a possible contract extension

Another prominent name to leave this summer is 32-year-old Jerome Boateng as Bayern have decided not to renew the contract he earned £ 8 on 5m a year

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Bayern’s CEO, said in February that he thinks Boateng is playing a “satisfactory campaign”, but it is no longer enough to remain committed to a defender who has over 350 missions for the club / p>

The third defensive player to leave Bayern at the end of the season is Javi Martinez, another 32-year-old whose contract is about to expire

Bayern have already completed their plans for next year’s backline, however, Lucas Hernandez, who like Alaba can play as a center-back and left-back, and Niklas Sule will have more responsibility than before

Tanguy Nianzou, who signed for Paris St-Germain last summer, will have a chance to prove himself after sidelining this season with an injury and Dayot Upamecano will take on Boateng’s role as the center-back of the powerhouse Bayern raised £ 36 on the 4 million buyout clause in Upamecano’s contract with RB Leipzig in February destroyed the hopes of the Premier League clubs targeting the French

Last summer, FC Bayern made a number of new signings at the last minute when coach Hansi Flick called for an increase in the squad because he was of the opinion that his team could not cope with the tight schedule. Nevertheless, it was very atypical for Bayern to make rather hasty decisions

Normally, the club would like to do most of its transfer business in front of competitors so that it does not have to get involved in bidding wars Players prescribed with a reasonable buyout clause

The same applies to the signing of Omar Richards, the 23-year-old left-back from Reading, who has just signed a contract with Bayern and will replace Alphonso Davies next season

However, Bayern have not only worked on their defense, they recently renewed Jamal Musiala’s contract and reportedly offered the 18-year-old prospect a lucrative five-year deal management wanted to ensure that offers from clubs like Barcelona and Liverpool were turned down / p>

Going back to the mistakes Bayern made after winning the Champions League in 2013, they seem to have stuck with their old guard for too long.While Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery were crucial to their success, they stayed after their heyday Starting player

Bayern have recognized that there will be a time as good as Thomas Müller or Robert Lewandowski when they have to be replaced Musiala, for example, is considered Muller’s successor and a world-class center forward will be the next target on Bayern’s transfer list his

Manager Flick recently made some ambiguous comments on Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Braut Haaland, which has a buyout clause of 65 million GBP that can be raised in 2022 Lewandowski will be 34 years old this August

The future Bayern team already looks like an impressive force, with the perfect mix of young talents like Upamecano and Davies and more experienced players like Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka

Bayern’s style of play hasn’t changed much in the past 10 years, and there’s no reason to believe that it will anytime soon. The German champions sign and develop players that fit into their system

Staying at the top of European football for more than a couple of years is a tough job, but Bayern seem to have the right ingredients and strategic approach to make sure they don’t slide down anytime soon >

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