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Uli Hoeneß talks about a Club World Cup, Liverpool, and Borussia Dortmund

After a 6:0 win against Mainz 05, Bayern’s president answered questions on some hot topics.

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After Bayern Munich’s dominant display against Mainz 05, the club’s president talked about various topics. The focal point of the interview was about Bayern’s Champions League failure and the upcoming upheaval for the Bavarians.

Hoeneß was very pleased with the team’s performance on Sunday and stated via kicker:

The team played very committed and deserved a dominant win.

Bayern is now first in the Bundesliga, in front of Borussia Dortmund thanks to goal differential:

It can definitely be important. It looks like it will be a neck-and-neck race until the last matchday, so that’s a small advantage.

Liverpool has not been digested yet

For the first time since the 2010/11 season Die Rekordmeister finds itself out of the UCL round of 16 and Wednesday’s poor display is still in Uli’s mind.

I need a few more days. I have to say that on Wednesday the performance was very weak. The players have, in my opinion, played without gut.

After the loss at home stadium, Bayern faced critique for the bad display, but Hoeneß thinks one bad game does not define Bayern’s status.

You cannot take a game and make a general criticism of Bayern Munich. I think that we have been playing good football for about three months, after all, to say tht Bayern is not internationally competitive, it’s too far-fetched.

Kovač has to decide what will happen with James Rodriguez

The most notable performance against Mainz was James as the Colombian star scored his first hat trick for Bayern. The 27-year-old’s future is still uncertain and it is heavily rumored that he wants to return to Real Madrid.

He played very well today and on the whole he’s a great player, so the coach has to tell us what he wants.

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is a huge fan of James and recently said that it is very likely that Bayern will purchase the Colombian.

After that, Hoeneß was asked about Joachim Löw’s radical decision regarding the Bayern trio of Thomas Muller, Mats Hummels, and Jerome Boateng, but he refused to answer. He has decided to “discuss the issue with the Jogi Löw in private, and that’s what I have to say,” said Hoeness, who had originally announced an official statement after the Liverpool game.

In conclusion, Hoeneß also stated that he is a fan of a Club World Cup:

I think Club World Cup is great. With great teams every four years instead of the Confederations Cup.

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