FC bayern munich’s fixed deposit account continues to grow. After its highest profit a year ago, the german soccer champions again reported record sales for the 2017/18 season and made a healthy surplus in the process.
The total income of the group amounted to 657.4 million euros (previous year 640.5). The profit decreased from 39.2 to 29.5 million euros, but it is the third highest in the world. Munich’s financially sound options for a rough transfer summer in the coming year have further improved.
"FC bayern munchen can once again be very satisfied with its financial results for the 2017/2018 fiscal year," said chairman of the board karl-heinz rummenigge. "In addition to the sporting successes of the past season, which included winning the german championship and doing well in the champions league, this result is proof that FC bayern also had a good year in economic terms."The munich team won the championship for the sixth time in a row but missed out on a double. In the cup final, the star ensemble lost to eintracht frankfurt. In the royal league, end of the line against real madrid in the semifinals.
FC bayern munchen AG, i.E. Excluding subsidiaries such as stadion gmbh and others, also posted record sales of 624.3 million euros. Here, the profit in the 2017/18 fiscal year, when the munich club made the record transfer of corentin tolisso, was 22 million euros.
The tolisso mark of 41.50 million euros will fall in the summer of 2019, if the bayern make good on their announcements. President uli hoeneb had already stated that they would "change the team face quite a bit". The 66-year-old increased the pressure on players who will be under particular scrutiny in the "next three or four months".
Positive news from the training ground for the serial champions, who have slipped to fifth place in the table. Kingsley coman completed parts of team training for the first time after his long injury. The frenchman suffered a syndesmosis tear in the first game of the season. Even arjen robben, who recently had to take a break due to knee problems, increased his workload.
On the other hand, robert lewandowski, who left the national team early, was absent from the pitch. The team captain has been struggling with a slight knee injury for more than a week, according to the polish football association. The polish team doctor has given lewandowski a three- to four-day break from training so that the striker does not aggravate his problems.
Before saturday’s match against fortuna dusseldorf, lewandowski and muller will be honored for their 100. Country games honored. "100 internationals are something very special and a fantastic mark! FC bayern munich is very proud to have these two outstanding soccer players in its ranks," said rummenigge.