Bayern boss attacks Abramovich


28th, November 2006


Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge claims Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich’s spending power is stifling competition in European football.
The former West German striker told Kicker magazine: "Given what Abramovich does every summer in the transfer market, how can German clubs stay competitive?"
Rummenigge also accused Europe’s G14 group of top clubs of being "selfish" and dropped a hint that Bayern may quit the group. Rummenigge outlined his concern about the financial firepower of clubs outside Germany as he said: "I doubt whether in the next 10 years there will be a German club in the final of a European competition. If Werder Bremen get past Barcelona in the Champions League, that would be the eighth wonder of the world.

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