Bayern Munich’s have ruled out a repeat of last summer’s huge spending spree.
Bayern splashed out €69 million to sign the likes of Franck Ribery, Luca Toni and Miroslav Klose in a bid to re-establish Bayern as Germany’s premier club.
Chairman of the board Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says there is little chance of any big name stars arriving, despite the arrival of Jurgen Klinsmann as the club’s new coach next summer.
“Whether it is in defence, midfield or attack, I don’t see any areas of the squad where we need to strengthen our manpower, our squad is complete,” Rummenigge told Sport Bild.
“To have a policy of transfers where one star arrives per year is just not possible, at least as long as the money from the TV rights does not exceed 25 million euros a season.”
Bayern splashed out last year in reaction to the 2006-07 season when they finished fourth in the league and missed out on a Champions League place.
Last summer saw the most expensive spending spree in the club’s history and since then they have added teenage Brazilian defender Breno and Werder Bremen midfielder Tim Borowski, who will join in the summer.
“You don’t just buy for the sake of buying, only if we need the player and the opportunity is right,” said Uli Hoeness, Bayern’s general manager.