FC’s Raf Honigstein explains how Bayern’s downward trend since the departure of came to a head within their defeat Liverpool.

will embark on their”biggest investment programme ever” to rebuild the squad after having a limp departure from the , based on president Uli Hoeness.

While Bayern are able to win against the , they had been eliminated in from Liverpool from the round of 16 after a laboured performance, defeated 3-1 at the Allianz Arena in the second leg earlier this month.  For the very first time in eight decades, the Bavarians didn’t reach the quarter finals.

“We’re currently rejuvenating our team,” Bayern president Uli Hoeness said in a PR event on Tuesday evening. “It’s FC Bayern’s most important investment programme ever.”

Coach Niko Kovac said a week that Bayern cannot compete with elite clubs at the transport market, however could have to invest heavily on struggle at once again.

Citing Liverpool’s transport deficit of €140 million into Bayern’s of just under €30m since October 2015, Kovac said clubs unable to entice the world’s greatest players must find other answers, but still be prepared to invest.

He said:”The basic issue is: Do you want to play in that [transfer] match or not and then [we should ] calculate on additional teams running away from us”

Benjamin Pavard will join Bayern Munich on a five-year deal from summer 2019 Benjamin Pavard has already agreed to participate .

Adhering to a quiet transfer summer without any major signings, and only free agent Leon Goretzka coming, Bayern must rebuild at the end of the season with veteran wingers Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery one of those set to leave.

Having already agreed to sign 2018 World Cup winner Benjamin Pavard out of Stuttgart, reports in France have linked Lille attacker Nicolas Pepe, 23, with a €80m move while ’s Gareth Bale has once again has already been cited.

In the January window, Bayern didn’t prise 18-year-old starlet Callum Hudson-Odoi a way from but with his contract expiring in 2020 they may come back with a brand new bid.


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