5 Players Bayern Must Sign To Win The Champions League

The five times European Champions may need some new players..

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Bayern have already announced their agreement with Serie A side, Juventus, for Chile international, Arturo Vidal. The midfielder should join the Bavarians at some point this week, after a fee of around £26 million was agreed between the two clubs. The question being asked though, is whether Vidal is actually the player they need? He certainly provides competition in their midfield, but their defence has caused more problems than its solved in the last year.

Most tellingly, Bayern were knocked out of the Champions League last season by Barcelona, after conceding five goals over their two-legged semi-final. Throughout that competition, the defence of the German giants was the weakest part of the team, and as they conceded nine goals in the knock-out stages alone, it’s no wonder they didn't reach the final. Barcelona only conceded 11 goals in the whole tournament, so that shows how strong the Champions League, La Liga and Copa del Rey winners defence was.

To win back European football’s biggest prize, Bayern will have to bring in some seriously gifted talent this summer. Although, Vidal is a start, it’s the defence that needs the most work if Bayern want to win the Champions League...


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