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Daily Schmankerl: Bayern Munich players wanted by AC Milan, Lewy wants out, and more coaching rumors!

AC Milan and the Allianz Arena are both looking for a Bayern-inspired makeover, while the never-ending love affair between Robert Lewandowski and Real Madrid adds another chapter to its story.

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AS and Goal play game of telephone about Lewandowski and Real Madrid (AS)

If you click on the link above, you’ll be taken to a totally subjective (read: pure speculation) AS story that claims “Real Madrid target to ask Bayern to negotiate move.” Whatever, Augustin Marin. You’re entitled to your opinion. Fast-forward to Bleacher Report’s Matt Jones, and it’s now “Robert Lewandowski Reportedly Asks to Talk with Real Madrid Amid Exit Rumours.” I see what you did there, Matt. Shame! Shame!

AC Milan want Arturo Vidal (Tuttosport via Calciomercato)

Arturo Vidal is an AC Milan target. How about that? I mean, of course he is. Lo, I shall reveal unto you the original scoop at Calciomercato in all its glory:

Secondo Tuttosport, Arturo Vidal rimane il sogno del Milan a centrocampo. Mirabelli infatti vuole tentare l’assalto al centrocampista cileno in uscita dal Bayern Monaco.

According to Tuttosport, Arturo Vidal remains Milan’s dream center-midfielder. Mirabelli indeed wants to try to pry the central midfielder away from Bayern Munich.

But wait, there’s more!

AC Milan also wants Renato Sanches (Tuttosport via Calciomercato)

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Now this is an odd rumor. Despite Renato Sanches’s horrific experience on loan to Swansea City, “Milan wants to put him out of his misery and to make an offer for him in the upcoming summer.” No one knows what they might offer, let alone whether it would come close to the €35 million that Bayern paid Benfica for him.

Falk: Bayern’s search for a coach is not just national anymore

Sport Bild’s Christian Falk claims that Bayern’s leadership is rethinking its earlier resolution to search for a German(-speaking) coach, as there appears to be no viable successor to Jupp Heynckes in the Bundesliga.

Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Wohlfahrt still isn't over Pep Guardiola (Sport Bild)

The rather one-sided feud continues. HW-MW went after Guardiola again on a ZDF broadcast:

Pep overestimates himself. He knows everything better. I was too big for him. I had support from the club, support from the team. He can't stand it when someone is his equal . . . He thought he could make me his subordinate. He used every occasion to snub me.”

According to the embittered team doctor, a very load confrontation between himself and Guardiola took place in the locker room when Bayern lost 1-3 to Porto in the Champions League quarterfinals. After that, the doctor decided: “For my honor and my name, I have to quit. I cannot tolerate that.” Guardiola allegedly was only concerned about relieving players' pain, not treating treating the underlying problems.

Ralph Hasenhüttl takes himself out of the running for coach

Hasenhüttl takes himself out of the running for the coaching job at Bayern Munich. He has thought a lot in the last few days, and after a conversation with the RB Leipzig leadership, he can imagine staying at Leipzig beyond 2019.

According to Kicker, Hasan Salihimdzic had told Hasenhüttl that he would contact him in early March, but that call never came.

Allianz Arena is getting a Die Roten inspired facelift this summer (@FCBayernUS)

For Bayern, it’s all about the brand and now Allianz Arena will reinforce that even more as the stadium will get a cosmetic makeover this summer (not to mention hotel rooms!).

Bild has pictures of Manuel Neuer is training with a ball

At last, Neuer is back on the ball in training.

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