‘Bayern is my house’ – Liverpool goal Thiago pleased to stay put


The Spanish midfielder appears content to stay where’s should a potential move into the Premier League neglect to materialise

Thiago Alcantara has announced that Bayern Munich is his house and he is pleased to still be contracted into the Champions League winners. 

The 29-year old’s future was subject to intense speculation over the last month using Premier League champions Liverpool repeatedly connected with a potential transfer. 

Newest reports imply Manchester United could also be considering the Spain international, who’s contracted to Bayern before 2021. 

Despite playing in the Champions League last under a fortnight past, Thiago played with the entire 90 moments Thursday to get Spain since they scored a late equaliser to draw 1-1 with Germany from the UEFA Nations League. 

Speaking after the game, the midfielder was asked about his potential and though stressing that he had been concentrated on international duty for the time being, appeared to concede he would be content to stay with Munich. 

“I just consider the match against Ukraine. Later, we’ll see,” Thiago informed ZDF. “Bayern is my house and I’m pleased to be there.”

Thiago, who joined Bayern from Barcelona in 2013, created 40 appearances in all competitions for Hansi Flick’s side last year and was a crucial part of the Champions League triumph. 

The Spaniard’s future will seem to be elsewhere, but with Liverpool that the frontrunners to signal him Jamie Redknapp announcing he would deliver a new dimension into the Reds’ side. 

“We have frequently talked about how great Liverpool’s midfield are, just how hard-working they are, however, they lack that little finesse and that small bit of quality,” Redknapp told Sky Sports.

“Thiago would provide them something entirely different, he is among the best midfield players in the entire world. He investigates the drama, plays his own pace.

“Occasionally, particularly once you visit demanding places from the Premier League, you can’t beat teams by heading 100 miles all the time, you want just a small bit of finesse and also for somebody to do things otherwise.

“Several years back Liverpool had midfield players such as Ronnie Whelan and Jan Molby who might slow down the game and play in a speed that suited themThiago can do that.

“We watched him at the Champions League final where he totally bossed the match, had numerous touches of the ball made the game look simple.”


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