Sport Kehl: “More realism” in BVB competition for FC Bayern
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Borussia Dortmund may no longer be the sole challenger of FC Bayern Munich. "The question of the championship can also be asked in Leipzig or Leverkusen," said BVB sports director Sebastian Kehl in an interview by the "Welt am Sonntag". In any case, the successor to Michael Zorc appealed for "a little realism" compared to the industry leader from permanent champions of the past ten years.
«Bavaria makes 285 million euros more sales than we do. This summer they will roughly invest the twice of what we had available in their squad, »argued Kehl.
The BVB, regarded in the Bundesliga in the Bundesliga as a second force behind Bayern, had last managed to become German champions in 2011 and 2012.
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