Harry Kane has officially arrived at Bayern. The England striker landed on Friday. Then the medical examination took place. Kane was already on the pitch in the Supercup duel against RB Leipzig on Saturday evening. However, the former Tottenham striker may have imagined the debut differently. The Munich team had to accept defeat by 0:3. Kane came on as a substitute in the second half. That too could not avert bankruptcy.
The official press conference took place on Sunday. “A big part of my decision was that at the end of my career I didn’t want to regret the decision that I never played overseas. I remember how big a deal it was for David Beckham to move to Real Madrid,” said Kane at his official launch. Kane had been playing for Tottenham since he was a child.
Kane also praised the fans: “The reception from the fans was tremendous. I can only thank the fans and the club. I hope to give them even more reasons to celebrate as the season progresses.”
The Bundesliga begins on Friday against Werder Bremen. Until then, Kane is looking to rejoin the team in the best possible way. This also includes learning German as soon as possible. “I’ve spent my whole life in England and the Premier League. Of course I have to adapt. There are great players in this team and we have to see that we come together as soon as possible,” said the goalscorer, who has been called Robert Lewandowski’s legitimate successor. Kane has already received a commitment from coach Thomas Tuchel. “He comes prepared every game.”
The week-long conversation about his personality has also left its mark on Kane. “These were very tiring days. It’s my first big transfer,” Kane admitted, describing the last 48 hours before signing the contract as “a roller coaster ride”. He plans to use Monday’s holiday to see the city and “some apartments”. wants to
Transfers in the range of 100 million euros to FC Bayern Munich should remain an exception. “I wouldn’t say 100 million is the new normal. This is a huge amount for us,” said Munich CEO Jan-Christian Driessen during Kane’s official presentation. The club’s DNA has always been to invest heavily when you are sure of something. “I think That I can fairly judge that it was a fair amount that we spent for something that we’re pretty sure is the game.”