Lahm’s Bayern requires urgent rejuvenation


Together with FC Augsburg, Bayern Munich is the oldest lot Bundesliga. Those 25 players in group German champion an average age of 26.9 years. Xabi Alonso (34), Franck Ribery (33), Philipp Lahm (32), Arjen Robben (32), Rafinha (30) and Manuel Neuer (30) than are those who pull up the average age of the team. All six are potential holders Carlo Ancelotti’s team. This is what worries team captain Philipp Lahm, and one of the six.

“It’s a fact. It takes a generation change. With these players have had much success in recent years, but it’s time to rejuvenate the team. Basti Schweinsteiger (32) has already gone, but I am left, Robben, Ribery, Xabi … not none of us getting any younger, “said Lahm in an interview with Bild.

Robben, Ribery, Rafinha and Alonso have contracts with the Bavarians only until next summer, while Lahm ends his commitment with Bayern in 2018. Then, the captain champion Germany wants to put an end to his career. What will he do next?

“I want to remain at the club, but do not yet know what form,” said Lahm.