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Daily Schmankerl: PSG has a plan for Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski; Timo Werner is rethinking his future at Chelsea; Inter Milan wants Matthias Ginter; and MORE!

Another week in the books...and Bayern Munich is still damn good.

FC Barcelona v Bayern München: Group E - UEFA Champions League Photo by Pedro Salado/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

PSG plotting move for Lewy should Mbappe bolt (ESPN)

It looks like Paris Saint-Germain has identified Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski as its official fallback plan should Kylian Mbappe follow through on his threats to leave the club:

Paris Saint-Germain are considering a move for Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski if Kylian Mbappe does not sign a new contract at the end of the season.

Le10Sport reports that the Ligue 1 side are keen to make a move for the Poland international happen if they were to lose Mbappe and they would make him one of the highest earners at the club.

Mbappe, 22, is out of contract at the end of the season, and with interest from Real Madrid and a contract agreement not seemingly any closer, the Parisians are looking at potential successors.

Lewandowski, 33, is said to prefer a stay at Bayern for the time being but hasn’t ruled out a potential move away from Germany.

Werner to reassess future with Chelsea (The Telegraph via Football London)

Those rumors linking Timo Werner to Bayern Munich will probably get louder. The Germany international is reportedly re-thinking his decision to stay with Chelsea and could be planning his exit:

Timo Werner will ‘reassess his Chelsea future’ if he cannot find a route back into Thomas Tuchel’s starting XI.

That’s according to a fresh report from the Telegraph, who say that the Germany international is concerned about his lack of game time at the Blues so far this season, with Romelu Lukaku ‘s arrival meaning he has fallen down the pecking order.

Werner has featured five times in the Premier League this season, but Tuchel has only used the 25-year-old from the start on two occasions - most recently, in the 1-0 defeat to Manchester City at the weekend alongside Lukaku. The German forward was an unused substitute in Chelsea’s 1-0 loss to Juventus in the Champions League on Wednesday evening.

Bayern Munich are said to be interested in Werner, as well as Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund, with Julian Nagelsmann now in charge at the Allianz Arena.

Nagelsmann worked with Werner during their days at RB Leipzig, and talk of a reunion has been fuelled recently with the striker switching to the Sports360 agency - the same group as his former boss.

Werner only joined Chelsea at the start of last season but has failed to hit the heights expected of him following his £45million move from Leipzig.

Inter wants Ginter? (Sport1)

Inter Milan is said to be considering a serious run at Matthias Ginter:

The German national player Matthias Ginter is on the list of many international clubs. The name Ginter is also said to have been discussed at Bayern. Now it is known that the Milan club Inter Milan would like to make a new venture with the central defender.

As reported by Sport Bild , the Italians have been digging the 27-year-old for two years. But the required transfer fee of 40 million euros has been too high for the Milanese so far. The Nerrazzurri are now again very interested in the Gladbacher and would like to guide him to Milan.

Ginter’s contract with Borussia Mönchengladbach expires next summer. In Gladbach it is hoped that the contract with Ginter can be extended. Manager Max Eberl says that he wants to wait for the right moment to make Ginter an adequate offer.

Plans to sell midfielder Dennis Zakaria this summer to put the money into a contract extension for Ginter have failed. Both players’ contracts will now expire next summer.

Ginter, of course, has also been linked to Bayern Munich as an option should Niklas Süle make a move to the Premier League. Süle has been loosely linked to Chelsea FC, Arsenal, Tottemham Hotspur, and Manchester United.

ICYMI: Bavarian Podcast Works: Preview Show — Bayern Munich vs. Eintracht Frankfurt (Bavarian Football Works)

Bayern Munich will square off with Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga this weekend and the Bavarians will be looking to stay red hot.

Bayern Munich is on an incredible run where everything that Julian Nagelsmann has touched is turning to gold. Can Die Roten keep it going? I’d wager to say they sure can.

Here is what we have on tap for the episode:

  • A quick look at who is out for Bayern Munich.
  • The crazy draw streak that Eintracht Frankfurt is embroiled in.
  • How Die Adler are less talented than in recent seasons.
  • An appreciation of Filip Kostic.
  • Who might start for Bayern Munich.
  • A prediction on the match.

As always, thanks for your support and let us know what you think!

Kimmich on Transfermarkt’s Bundesliga Team of the Week (Transfermarkt)

Joshua Kimmich keeps earning rave reviews for his play:

Koeman safe...for now (Transfer Market Web)

FC Barcelona is going to stick with manager Ronald Koeman...at least for now:

Barcelona’s board is not convinced by the notion of firing Ronald Koeman before of the game against Atletico Madrid, according to a report by MD’s Roger Torello.

The encounter at Wanda Metropolitano is a high-pressure situation, and they believe that making a change on the bench before such a huge game would be the wrong approach.

Ronald Koeman, on the other hand, will live to see October 2nd as the manager of FC Barcelona. His continuation after that, though, is in jeopardy.

Since the start of the season, the Dutchman has been under pressure. The dismal start to the UEFA Champions League, on the other hand, appears to be the final nail in his coffin. The squad was humiliated in its initial games against Bayern Munich and Benfica, and now faces a possible group-stage elimination for the first time in 20 years.

ICYMI: Bavarian Podcast Works Postgame Show: Talking points from Bayern Munich’s dismantling of Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League (Bavarian Football Works)

Bayern Munich absolutely throttled Dynamo Kyiv 5-0 behind a completely dominant effort.

This is yet another excellent victory in what has been a string of incredibly good performances. Julian Nagelsmann has his boys playing awesome in all areas of the pitch. Here is what we have on tap for this episode:

  • A rundown of who scored, who played played, who subbed in.
  • An appreciation of just how good things are going for Bayern Munich at this stage under Nagelsmann.
  • A question on why Marcel Sabitzer is not getting more time than he has? Is it a slow integration? Is he under-performing at training?
  • The good feelings of seeing Manuel Neuer wrap up another clean sheet.
  • Some thoughts about how dangerous this team might be.