Talk to Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, former CEO of Bayern Munich Tuttosport Raised about Inter striker Lautaro Martinez (24). When asked which player the 66-year-old would sign if he was still active, Rummenigge replied: “Lautaro Martinez. He’s very strong.”
Meanwhile, Rummenigge confirmed that his heart goes back to his Nerazzurri past [spielte zwischen 1984 und 1987 bei Inter, Anm. d. Red.] Continue to rely on Inter. As a result, “always try not to sign any players from there.”
Rummenigge reveals: He wanted to sign Dybala
Martinez, who has been searching for goals with Inter since 2018, scored eight goals in 20 matches in all competitions this season and set up two more. The Argentine’s contract remains in Milan until 2026. Last summer, Martinez was linked with a move to FC Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur.
Rummenigge also revealed that Bayern was once with Juventus star Paulo Dybala, and at that time he was still in the service of American Palermo. “Before Dybala moved to Juventus, we rated him very highly. He’s an excellent talent, but he has his ups and downs,” said Rummenigge, who deeply admired the 28-year-old a few years ago.
Instead of going to Munich, Dybala moved to Turin in 2015 for €40 million, where he will be under contract until next summer.