The exchange of Sandro Wagner from Bayern Munich to China is perfect. As the German record champion announced, is obliged first division side Tianjin Teda, the eight-time national player. The 31-Year-old gets in the team by coach Uli Stielike, a supposedly highly-doped of the contract and should cost around five million euros.

“He has a very attractive offer from China, and we have responded to his desire”, was sports Director Hasan Salihamidžic quoted in the statement. Wagner had returned a year ago from Hoffenheim in his birth city of Munich. In the case of coach Niko Kovac, the attacker played no role.

Against Hoffenheim (3:1) and the home game against Stuttgart (4:1), was the former national player only in the stands. Wagner had made in the past year, even the hopes for a world Cup participation, had been sorted out by national coach Joachim Löw before the tournament. Then he had explained to his DFB career.

In the case of Tianjin Teda, he encounters a German professional

In the current season of Wagner, whose Bayern contract until 30. June 2020 delivery, only twelve competitive matches. A goal was only possible in the DFB Cup against regional League SV Rödinghausen. In the case of Tianjin Teda, he meets a former team-mate: With Felix Bastians Wagner had once played together at Hertha BSC.

It is the first Time that he is leaving the Bundesliga in the direction of a foreign country. In his career, he played for the MSV Duisburg Werder Bremen, Kaiserslautern, Hertha BSC, Darmstadt 98 and TSG Hoffenheim, before returning in 2018 to Munich. In the Bundesliga he comes on 44 goals and twelve templates.

After the departure of Wagner, the FC Bayern in the fight for the German championship currently, with Robert Lewandowski, only one real striker available. The Pole currently has twelve gates of the most dangerous attackers of the record master.


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