Bayern Munich is far from done with the season after securing its record-extending eighth consecutive Bundesliga crown, with the domestic league title only an “intermediate target” en route to more success, coach Hansi Flick said on Friday.
German soccer teams started the week in isolation on Monday after going into seven-day quarantine ahead of the Bundesliga season restart on Saturday, with club bosses saying completing the campaign amid the coronavirus outbreak will not be easy.
Germany’s plans to restart competitive football next Saturday suffered an early setback after the entire Dynamo Dresden team was placed in a two-week quarantine following two positive coronavirus tests among the players.
Bayern Munich reached an agreement to sign the France defender Benjamin Pavard, who will join the German champion on a five-year deal from next season, according to the Bavarian club’s sporting director, Hasan Salihamidzic.
Jupp Heynckes said he "did not waste any time thinking about winning the Bundesliga" when he took over in October as his Bayern Munich side cruised to its 28th German league title and a sixth Bundesliga in succession with an emphatic 4-1 win at Augsburg.