Bayern keen on strike duo

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Bayern Munich are keen to bolster their attacking options this summer with Mario Gomez and Edin Dzeko.

Gomez and Dzeko attracting attention

Bayern Munich are keen to bolster their attacking options this summer with Mario Gomez and Edin Dzeko. The German giants have already turned their attention to next season after finishing as runners-up to Wolfsburg in the 2008/09 Bundesliga final standings. Second best is not a position they are used to and it is not a standing they intend to become familiar with. As such, Bayern have already made it clear that they intend to delve into the transfer market over the coming weeks. Stuttgart's Germany international Gomez has been touted as a possible new recruit for some time, and could be on his way to Allianz Arena, while an approach has already been made for Wolfsburg's Bosnian frontman Dzeko. "Mario Gomez is a player who is very interesting to us," said Bayern team manager Uli Hoeness.

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Meanwhile, club president Franz Beckenbauer admitted that talks have been opened regarding Dzeko. "We have already spoken to him," he said. Ivica Olic, Anatoliy Tymoschuk and Alexander Baumjohann have already agreed to sign on for next season, joining from Hamburg and Zenit St Petersburg and Borussia Monchengladbach respectively, but Hoeness has promised there are more new arrivals to come. "We'll try and add a player or two to go with midfielder Franck Ribery," he said. "We need to agree the sums available for transfers with the supervisory board and strengthen the team, so there's no repeat of this season, where we more or less couldn't win the league on the second-to-last day of the season."

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