Victory is within the DNA of Bayern Munich they usually produced one other masterclass in opposition to Lyon on Wednesday night to progress into the Champions League remaining.
Serge Gnabry was the star because the German champions overcame an early Lyon barrage to brilliantly dispatch the French facet 3-Zero in Lisbon.
This got here after they tore aside Barcelona, one of many world’s greatest golf equipment, with an astounding 8-2 triumph of their Champions League quarter-final tie final week.
Bayern nonetheless must defeat a assured Paris Saint-Germain facet to safe a sixth Champions League crown – and get this: Neymar and Kylian Mbappe price greater than the whole Bayern Munich squad that confronted Lyon.
Bayern are one of many greatest groups in world soccer and their skill to spend large has undoubtedly helped them obtain every part they’ve.
Nevertheless, the price of their beginning XI in opposition to Lyon solely quantities to £90,135,000, in response to Transfermarkt.
Neymar stays the world’s most-expensive participant at £199.8m, whereas Mbappe set the French champions again £131m.
It’s an astonishing determine which reveals how shrewdness within the switch market will be simply nearly as good as throwing a load of money on the issues in your squad.
In actual fact, the participant they paid essentially the most for is goalkeeper Manuel Neuer who price £27million, whereas Robert Lewandowski was a free switch – unimaginable.
Bayern Munich’s beginning XI vs Lyon price
*Charges in response to Transfermarkt
Manuel Neuer (£27m)
Josh Kimmich (£7.65m)
Jerome Boateng (£12.15m)
David Alaba (£135,000)
Alphonso Davies (£9m)
Leon Goretzka (Free)
Thiago Alcantara (£22.5m)
Ivan Perisic (Mortgage charge: £4.5m)
Serge Gnabry (£7.2m)
Thomas Muller (Free)
Robert Lewandowski (Free)
Nevertheless, it needs to be famous the German giants did have a bench which price greater than the beginning facet.
Document signing Lucas Hernandez (£72m) makes up the majority of that, whereas Benjamin Pavard (£31m), Javi Martinez (£36m) and Corentin Tolisso (£37.35m) have been value greater than the primary XI’s general price.
So, all informed Bayern have spent £330,420,000 on their present squad. Which continues to be lower than the £331,000,000 Neymar and Mbappe price PSG.
However the recollections of profitable one other Champions League? Priceless…