While Bayern Munich have made it clear that Manchester United target Thomas MA?ller is not for sale, the German international admitted to being tempted by the wages offered by the Premier League clubs.

As reported by Sky Sports, Thomas MA?ller refused to rule out a move away from Bayern Munich on financial grounds as he stated that playing football was a ‘job’. The Bayern Munich forward admitted that he was tempted by the wages being offered by the Premier clubs.

Wages will always play a role

a In the end, we should not forget that playing football is our job.”

“So people should accept that wages will always play a role in a player’s decision-making. Of course, the wages that are being paid in the Premier League are very tempting. It would be hypocrisy to deny that.a

While a lot of German clubs are unhappy with Premier League clubs poaching their players with lucrative contracts, Thomas MA?ller opined that the investment of a so much moneya could only prove to be beneficial for all the clubs involved.

“I know that a lot of German clubs are unhappy with the Premier League clubs’ spending, but I think it is something good for all clubs in the end. It can only be a good thing for football when clubs invest so much money.”

United given a boost despite Rummeniggea s insistence on not selling Thomas MA?ller

Manchester United have publicly pursued Thomas MA?ller over the last two summers, with Louis van Gaal seemingly intent on bringing the German international to Old Trafford. Reports stated that Manchester United made an offer around the region of A?60m in order to sign Thomas MA?ller with Bayern chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge refusing their advances, stating that the German international didna t have a a price taga . Rummenigge also publicly admitted that he turned down Manchester Uniteda s highly lucrative offer in the interest of the club.


"The wages that are being paid in the Premier League are very tempting."

“The wages that are being paid in the Premier League are very tempting.”

However, with MA?ller himself stating that he is tempted by the prospect of earning more money in England, it seems that Manchester United have received a substantial boost as they could look to lure the German forward in the subsequent transfer windows.