Karl-Heinz Rummenigge closes a complete cancellation of the season and a football Bundesliga with only 14 or 16 clubs despite the current existential crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic out.
For the CEO of the German record champions FC Bayern Munich, it would even be an option if the season didn't end until September and the new season didn't start until next winter. "If that were not possible from the perspective of health and political assessment, one would have to deal with this scenario," said Rummenigge in an interview with the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung".
"We should definitely end this season, for reasons of sporting fairness, but of course also to keep the economic damage as low as possible," said the Bayern CEO before the general meeting of the German Football League on Tuesday (10:30 O'clock in Frankfurt.Rummenigge: "Wait, as the situation develops" The acute crisis will not leave the industry leader from Munich without a trace, admitted the CEO of Bayern. "Bayern would also face economic difficulties if we didn't play football for too long," said Rummenigge. Bayern may be "a lot better off than other Bundesliga clubs" due to our very good equity situation. "But we too are currently waiting on the transfer market to keep the powder dry and to see how the situation develops," said Rummenigge. "Today we all don't know how long the Corona spook will be with us."