Bayern Munich will apply to host the final of the 2021 UEFA Champions League final at the Allianz Arena. Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge confirmed that plans for the application submittal are underway:
I can confirm that FC Bayern, together with the city of Munich, will officially apply to host the 2021 Champions League final at the Allianz Arena. Despite the disappointment of the defeat to Chelsea in 2012, we still look back fondly on the ‘Finale dahoam’ [final at home]. We would be very grateful if UEFA gave us the opportunity to again welcome the football world to Munich.
The deadline for applications to be submitted to UEFA is February 15, 2019. From that point UEFA will undergo an evaluation of all applications and make a decision during the spring of 2019. Munich has previously hosted the final three times in 1993, 1997 and 2012.
With the recent upgrades to the functionality and aesthetics of the stadium, along with other initiatives aimed at improving the fan experience, the Allianz Arena should be a strong contender.