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Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund slam each other’s transfer policy in German media row

Everyone look! The glass house people are throwing stones!

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Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund rarely see eye to eye, especially when it comes to transfers. Bayern want BVB to stop selling their best players abroad every season, and BVB want Bayern to mind their own business.

Or at least, that was the gist of the public spat between Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Hans Joachim Watzke over the last couple of weeks.

Rummenigge threw the first stone, putting Dortmund’s recent transfer business on blast. “Far too many transfers were made to create a business model in which the players would later be sold for a profit,” said KHR. “Sancho goes to Man United, Haaland to City, Bellingham to Real. That’s a loss not just for BVB, but the entire Bundesliga loses attraction.”

Watzke recently hit back, saying, “I didn’t ask him for advice or assessment. There are things you simply can’t judge from the comfort zone of Munich.” (via @iMiaSanMia)

Both sides have a point, succinctly articulating the numerous arguments already made by fans in numerous debates across the internet. Who is correct remains a matter of perspective.

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