Sandro Wagner surprisingly canceled his contract in China. The ex-FC Bayern Munich striker named the corona crisis as the reason.
- Sandro Wagner is no longer playing for Tianjin Teda.
- The former FC Bayern Munich striker * had his contract canceled.
- The main reason is the corona pandemic.
Munich – The former Bayern player Sandro Wagner has his contract with Tianjin Teda in China dissolved. The reason for this is the impact of Coronavirus-Pandemicsaid the 32-year-old of the picture (article behind payment barrier): “I had a great 18 months in China and I am grateful for the experiences that I have had. But I have a family at home with four children now, ”said Wagner, who worked for China until January 2019 FC Bayern Munich was under contract and became a father for the fourth time in January.
Bayern Munich: Sandro Wagner surprisingly dissolves China contract: “I’m afraid under the current circumstances”
Because the chinese super league paused in winter, traveled Wagner back to Munichwhere he still has a house. The home leave was due to Corona-Pandemie then extended unplanned. Like most other football leagues, the Super League the game operation. How to proceed was uncertain for a long time. At the weekend, the continuation with a tournament mode is planned, but for the one known for his clear opinion Wagner is already clear: “Under the current circumstances, I’m afraid to travel to China and leave them here alone.”
🇨🇳🇩🇪OFICIAL: Tianjin TEDA announces the termination of striker Sandro Wagner’s contract. Player alleged personal motivations to ask for the end of the bond that went until December. pic.twitter.com/Zd0yAwW6pZ
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It spread in China Coronavirus presumably first out, the situation in the People’s Republic was extremely precarious for a long time. Even if the infection numbers stabilized recently, wants Wagner no longer for Tianjin Teda accumulate. The contract was terminated by mutual agreement. The fact that he has to accept a drop in salary as a result does not bother the ex-international, because “there are more important things in life.”
On the website of the club of the German trainer Uli Stielike Wagner said goodbye to the Chinese football fans: “It was an honor to celebrate great victories with you. Standing in front of you with the flag of the club was an extraordinary experience that I will never forget, ”wrote the striker. Wagner left open what his sporting future looks like. Despite its 32 years, the 1.94-meter edge is definitely interesting for one or the other Bundesliga club.
And who knows, maybe hires Wagner yes again at FC Bayern an. Youngster Joshua Zirkzee if the brackets are excluded, at least the reds still lack a backup for Robert Lewandowski*. Arrived in 38 games for FCB Wagner once eleven goals and three assists. Solid. For a backup. (as / dpa) * tz.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network