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Oliver Kahn rips Bayern for pricey keeper bid

  • AFP, Thursday, May 19, 2011 3:15 PM

Former Bayern Munich goalkeeper Oliver Kahn criticized the Bayern's plan to capture Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer from Schalke 04 with an offer of nearly $30 million.

"They will hire a very good goalkeeper, but to pay such a sum for a player who will be free in 2012, is exorbitant," Kahn told German daily Bild.

Kahn also slammed Bayern's decision to employ Bayer Leverkusen's 66-year-old coach Jupp Heynckes next season.

"It's not a lasting solution," said Kahn. "What is the thinking behind this? Where is the true philosophy?"

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