Bayern chief hits out at Griezmann's crazy salary
- Rummenigge seems to be frustrated with the inflated salaries and transfer fees.
- He says: "We have to be careful not to destabilise our salary order. The dimensions are enormous."
- He particularly mentions Griezmann's €17m annual net wages.
- Rummenigge finishes up: "You need to multiply that by two as the club has agreed to pay the tax."
Bayern Munich general director Karl-Heinz Rummenigge seems to be quite frustrated with the transfer market nowadays. He grows especially concerned regarding the inflated price tags and salaries. That's what he says in an interview with Bild:
"The market has changed completely. What causes me concern is not only the transfer fees; 100 or 120 million euros is no longer spectacular. I am much more worried about the salaries that are being paid, especially in Spain, England and Italy. The trend is going towards paying net salaries. We have to be careful not to destabilise our salary order. The dimensions are enormous."
Rummenigge particularly mentions Griezmann who is set to be earning 17 million euros net yearly. He adds: "For example, Griezmann, is earning eight-figures per season. You need to multiply that by two as the club has agreed to pay the tax. Bayern can't get involved with these crazy prices."
Antoine Griezmann was confirmed as an FC Barcelona new player almost two weeks ago. The Catalans paid his €120million release clause and the Frenchman was free to leave Atletico Madrid and sign a five-year deal with Barca.
Meanwhile, the Rojiblancos publicly demand the Catalan giants to pay Griezmann's release clause in full as it was still set at 200 million euros when they made the first alleged contact over the transfer.
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