Lagos – FC Bayern Munich have arrived in Portugal. The charter plane with the German soccer champions team around Captain Manuel Neuer on board landed in Faro on Sunday evening, as Munich announced. From there the bus drove the Algarve to Lagos, around 90 kilometers away, where coach Hansi Flick was polishing his squad for the Champions League final tournament August 12-23 ahead of the quarter-finals against the FC Barcelona Friday. want to miss in Lisbon.
“We want to prepare well for Barcelona,” Flick said after winning the last 16 games against Chelsea, who were beaten 4-1 in the second leg in Munich on Saturday night. “We want to get used to the temperatures,” said the Bayern coach, 55, explaining the early arrival in the hot summer in Portugal.
Including a few young players, Germany’s record champions list includes 27 players. This includes defender Benjamin Pavard, injured in the foot. The French world champion did not go to Lagos first. However, if the healing process is positive, Pavard is expected to join the team in Portugal.