Select a Team

Schweinsteiger open to move

Midfielder happy at Bayern but fails to rule out exit

By James Dall.   Last Updated: 11/07/10 6:05pm

  • Share:
Schweinsteiger: Future uncertain

Schweinsteiger: Future uncertain

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has revealed the possibility of a switch away from Germany 'excites' him.

SKY SPORTS ON SKY There's more live football on Sky Sports than ever before, including the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, Clydesdale Bank Premier League, England away Euro 2012 qualifiers and La Liga. With four live Sky Sports channels, as well as Sky Sports News, you'll never miss a moment on Sky. Click here for more.

The schemer enjoyed a fine World Cup showing with Germany this summer, fuelling rumours of growing interest in his services.

Several high-profile teams have been linked with an approach, including the likes of Real Madrid and Chelsea.

Bayern have stressed they intend to retain Schweinsteiger, who is happy at the club but has not ruled out an exit.

"There are always a few offers, but I have a contract with Bayern until 2012 and I respect the contract and the club," he told Bild am Sonntag.

Schweinsteiger confirmed he has considered his future, but said: "I know that there is something great at Bayern. We didn't reach the UEFA Champions League final without good reason - and to win it is my ambition."

Asked if he would consider moving on to achieve that goal, he said: "To end this talk I will just say that I am not married to Bayern.

"The Bundesliga is great, and has become more important, but if I were to move on then, of course, the idea of going abroad is what excites me."

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

A City ready for Pep

A City ready for Pep

The appetite for Pep Guardiola in Manchester will be greater than it ever was in Munich.

Myths busted by Leicester

Myths busted by Leicester

We look at the myths Leicester have busted on their incredible Premier League-winning season.

Poch's five-year plan?

Poch's five-year plan?

We look at the areas for Mauricio Pochettino to address to ensure long-term success at Spurs.