2019/2020 Season Review: Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich are Europe’s form team, having won the Bundesliga title, the DFB Pokal, and most impressively, the Champions League. Results from last season included a 7-2 thrashing of Tottenham Hotspur, a 4-1 win over Chelsea, and an 8-2 hammering of Barcelona.

Here’s our quick rundown of the key members of their squad:

Goalkeepers:

Manuel Neuer

Squad Number: 1

Age: 34

Nationality: German

Value: £13.05 million

International Appearances: 92

Previous Clubs: Schalke

Fun Fact: He is well-known as a ‘Sweeper Keeper’ due to his ability to come off his line and play with his feet

Major Honours: 1 World Cup, 1 Club World Cup, 1 Champions League, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 8 Bundesliga Titles, 6 DFB Pokal Titles, 4 German Super Cups


Defenders:

Niklas Süle

Squad Number: 4

Age: 24

Nationality: German

Defensive Position: Centre Back

Value: £43.2 million

International Appearances: 24

Previous Clubs: Hoffenheim

Fun Fact: He rejected the opportunity to join Chelsea, instead choosing opting for a switch to Bayern Munich

Major Honours: 1 Confederations Cup, 3 Bundesliga Titles, 2 DFB Pokal Titles, 2 German Super Cups

Benjamin Pavard

Squad Number: 5

Age: 24

Nationality: French

Defensive Position: Centre Back/Right Back/Defensive Midfield

Value: £36 million

International Appearances: 27

Previous Clubs: Lille, VfB Stuttgart

Major Honours: 1 World Cup, 1 Bundesliga Title, 1 DFB Pokal Title

Jerome Boateng

Squad Number: 17

Age: 31

Nationality: German

Defensive Position: Centre Back

Value: £10.8 million

International Appearances: 76

Previous Clubs: Hertha Berlin, Hamburger SV, Manchester City

Major Honours: 1 World Cup, 1 Club World Cup, 1 Champions League, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 8 Bundesliga Titles, 5 DFB Pokal Titles, 4 German Super Cups, 1 FA Cup

Lucas Hernandez

Squad Number: 21

Age: 24

Nationality: French

Defensive Position: Centre Back/Left back

Value: £50.4 million

International Appearances: 17

Previous Clubs: Athletico Madrid

Fun Fact: His father played in Ligue 1 and La Liga

Major Honours: 1 World Cup, 1 Europa league, 1 UEFA Supercup, 1 Bundesliga Titles, 1 DFB Pokal Titles

David Alaba

Squad Number: 27

Age: 28

Nationality: Austrian

Defensive Position: Centre Back/Left back

Value: £58.5 million

International Appearances: 72

Previous Clubs: -

Fun Fact: Pep Guardiola thinks he’ll become one of the greatest Bayern of all time

Major Honours: 1 Club World Cup, 1 Champions League, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 9 Bundesliga Titles, 6 DFB Pokal Titles, 4 German Super Cups

Joshua Kimmich

Squad Number: 32

Age: 25

Nationality: German

Defensive Position: Right Back/Defensive Midfielder

Value: £67.5 million

International Appearances: 48

Previous Clubs: RB Leipzig

Fun Fact: He is very good friends with teammates Thomas Müller and Manuel Neuer

Major Honours: 1 Confederations Cup, 5 Bundesliga Titles, 3 DFB Pokal Titles, 3 German Super Cups

Midfielders:


Thiago Alacantara


Squad Number: 6

Age: 29

Nationality: Spanish (Born in Italy)

Midfield Position: Central Midfielder/Defensive Midfielder

Value: £43.2 million

International Appearances: 37

Previous Clubs: Barcelona

Fun Fact: He started out at the Flamengo Academy (Brazil)

Major Honours: 2 Club World Cups, 1 Champions League, 2 UEFA Super Cups, 7 Bundesliga Titles, 4 DFB Pokal Titles, 3 German Super Cups, 4 La Liga Titles, 2 Copa del Ray Titles, 2 Spanish Super Cups

Javi Martinez


Squad Number: 8

Age: 31

Nationality: Spanish

Midfield Position: Defensive Midfielder/Centre back

Value: £11.7 million

International Appearances: 18

Previous Clubs: Osasuna, Athletico Bilbao

Fun Fact: He has a dog named Basti

Major Honours: 1 World Cup, 1 European Title (Euros), 1 Club World Cups, 1 Champions League, 2 UEFA Super Cups, 8 Bundesliga Titles, 5 DFB Pokal Titles, 3 German Super Cups

Philippe Coutinho


Squad Number: 10

Age: 28

Nationality: Brazilian

Midfield Position: Attacking Midfielder/Winger

Value: £50.4 million

International Appearances: 61

Previous Clubs: Vasco de Gama, Inter Milan, Espanyol, Liverpool, Barcelona (he is on loan at Bayern Munich from Barcelona

Fun Fact: His two older brothers are both lawyers

Major Honours: 1 Copa America, 1 Bundesliga Title, 1 DFB Pokal Title, 2 La Liga Titles, 1 Copa del Ray Title, 2 Spanish Super Cups, 1 Coppa Italia Title, 1 Italian Super Cup

Michaël Cuisance

Squad Number: 11

Age: 21

Nationality: French

Midfield Position: Central Midfielder

Value: £9 million

International Appearances: -

Previous Clubs: Borrusia Mönchengladbach

Fun Fact: He is one of 5 Frenchman in the Bayern squad (the other 4 being Benjamin Pavard, Lucas Hernandez, Corentin Tolisso and Kingsley Coman)

Major Honours: 1 Bundesliga Title, 1 DFB Pokal Title

Leon Goretzka

Squad Number: 18

Age: 25

Nationality: German

Midfield Position: Central Midfielder

Value: £45 million

International Appearances: 25

Previous Clubs: VfL Bochum, Schalke

Fun Fact: He still owns a season ticket for his boyhood club, VfL Bochum

Major Honours: 1 Confederations Cup, 2 Bundesliga Titles, 2 DFB Pokal Titles, 1 German Super Cup

Alphonso Davies

Squad Number: 19

Age: 19

Nationality: Canadian

Midfield Position: Left Back, Left Winger

Value: £54 million

International Appearances: 17

Previous Clubs: Vancouver Whitecaps

Fun Fact: He was the first player born in this century to score in the MLS

Major Honours: 2 Bundesliga Titles, 2 DFB Pokal Titles

Corentin Tolisso

Squad Number: 24

Age: 26

Nationality: French

Midfield Position: Central Midfielder

Value: £22.95 million

International Appearances: 21

Previous Clubs: Lyon

Fun Fact: His move to Bayern Munich is the most expensive Bundesliga signing ever

Major Honours: 1 World Cup, 3 Bundesliga Titles, 2 DFB Pokal Titles, 2 German Super Cups

Attackers:

Robert Lewandowski

Squad Number: 9

Age: 31

Nationality: Polish

Attacking Position: Striker

Value: £50.4 million

International Appearances: 112

Previous Clubs: Delta Warszawa, Legia Warszawa, Znicz Pruszków, Lech Poznan, Borussia Dortmund

Fun Fact: He scored the fastest four-goal haul in Champions league history - 15 minutes against Red Star Belgrade

Major Honours: 8 Bundesliga Titles, 4 DFB Pokal Titles, 4 German Super Cups, 1 Ekstraklasa Title, 1 Totolotek Polish Cup Title, 1 Polish Super Cup

Ivan Perisic

Squad Number: 14

Age: 31

Nationality: Croatian

Attacking Position: Winger

Value: £15.75 million

International Appearances: 88

Previous Clubs: Club Brugge, Borussia Dortmund, VfL Wolfsburg, Inter Milan (he is on loan at Bayern Munich from Inter Milan)

Fun Fact: He helped out on his father’s farm as a youngster

Major Honours: 2 Bundesliga Titles, 3 DFB Pokal Titles, 2 German Super Cups

Serge Gnabry

Squad Number: 22

Age: 25

Nationality: German

Attacking Position: Winger

Value: £64.8 million

International Appearances: 13

Previous Clubs: Arsenal, West Brom, Werder Bremen, Hoffenheim

Fun Fact: His idol was Mesut Ozil

Major Honours: 2 Bundesliga Titles, 2 DFB Pokal Titles, 1 German Super Cup, 2 FA Cup Titles, 2 English Super Cups

Thomas Müller

Squad Number: 25

Age: 30

Nationality: German

Attacking Position: Attacking Midfielder/Winger/Striker

Value: £27 million

International Appearances: 100

Previous Clubs: -

Fun Fact: On average, he scores a goal every 112 minutes

Major Honours: 1 World Cup, 1 Club World Cup, 1 Champions League, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 9 Bundesliga Titles, 6 DFB Pokal Titles, 5 German Super Cups

Kingsley Coman

Squad Number: 29

Age: 24

Nationality: French

Attacking Position: Winger

Value: £36 million

International Appearances: 22

Previous Clubs: Paris-Saint Germain, Juventus

Fun Fact: He is the youngest player to play for PSG in Ligue 1

Major Honours: 5 Bundesliga Titles, 3 DFB Pokal Titles, 3 German Super Cups, 2 Serie A Titles, 1 Coppa Italia, 1 Italian Super Cup, 2 Ligue 1 Titles, 1 Coupe de France, 1 French Super Cup

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