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Bayern Munich’s Oliver Kahn not ready to replace Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Müller, and Manuel Neuer

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Oliver Kahn thinks the all-star trio has a lot left to offer Bayern Munich.

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Bayern Munich’s future CEO Oliver Kahn knows that his club has a roster anchored by some key veteran players.

Specifically, the Bavarians rely heavily on Manuel Neuer, Robert Lewandowski, and Thomas Müller for their on-field performance, production, and leadership.

The problem in the eyes of some, is that the trio is getting a little bit long in the tooth. Neuer (35), Lewandowski (32), and Müller (31) might all appear to be headed into the twilight of their respective careers on paper, but Kahn thinks each player still has a lot of gas left in the tank.

“There are different types of players,” Kahn said to Sport Bild (as captured by Twitter account @iMiaSanMia). “With Manuel Neuer for example, you feel that he can still play at this level until 40. As long as they are in top form, they’re important for our team.”

Given their respective performances from the 2020/2021 season, the trio should be around for quite a bit long — as they have each shown no signs of slowing down.