Schweinsteiger is convinced Bayern Munich can win the treble this season.

Updated: Jun 1


Bastian Schweinsteiger Bayern Munich great retired from football in 2019

Bastian Schweinsteiger is backing German giants Bayern Munich to win the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal and Champions League this season.


The former Germany midfield maestro, who is considering a return to football as a manager, has no doubt the Bavarians have what it takes to have a successful treble-winning campaign. 


Hansi Flick's boys have continued their winning ways in the Bundesliga after the 2019-20 season resumed following a two-month suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic.


"In a European comparison, it is a super team," Schweinsteiger told Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.


"They can win the Champions League, especially since Liverpool has already [been knocked out].


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"In the DFB-Pokal you also have a home game against Frankfurt. Even if the home advantage is no longer so great without a spectator, you know your own pitch better."


Schweinsteiger, who retired from football in 2019, has admitted that he is thinking of becoming a football coach. 


"If something interesting comes up at some point that I enjoy, I'll think about it," the 35-year-old said. "But when I do something, I want to win and get something done.


"It suits me very well to analyse games, after a long career in which I was constantly asked to have more time for the family."



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