Bayern Munich stalwart Philipp Lahm has refused to deny that striker Thomas Muller could leave the club this summer and follow former teammate Bastian Schweinsteiger to Manchester United, the London Evening Standard reports.
The Evening Standard reported earlier this week that Louis van Gaal is definitely in the market for a new striker during the transfer window, and Lahm has confirmed that Muller could be one of the names of the Dutchman’s wish list.
“It’s not my decision,” Lahm told reporters in Shanghai, where Bayern are preparing to take on Inter Milan in a friendly. “Things can happen very quickly in football.
“I certainly can’t provide any guarantee for Thomas Muller (staying).”
However, Lahm did seek to reiterate his own commitment to the Bayern cause by ruling out any such move for himself.
“That’s not going to happen with me,” he said. “I’m pleased that I’ve been able to spend practically all my career at home.
“It’s great to be in the same club for so long.”
United have previously been linked with a €100m move for Muller (via talkSPORT) as van Gaal is desperately keen to reunited with the 25-year-old having worked with him previously during his own spell in charge of the Bundesliga giants.
However, talkSPORT goes on to explain that Bayern president Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is unlikely to sanction the sale for any price.
Muller bagged himself a further 25 goals in all competitions last term, as Bayern continued their domination of the German top flight.
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