Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes has entered a war of words
with his Borussia Dortmund counterpart Juergen Klopp.
After Dortmund’s defeat to their rivals on Wednesday, Klopp
complained Bayern have a tactic of buying success.
He said: “At the moment, it’s a bit like what the Chinese do
with industry. They look at what the others are doing and imitate
it, but with more money and different players.”
In response Heynckes, who is leaving the Allianz Arena at the
end of the season and allowing Pep Guardiola to takeover,
criticised Klopp for his comments, indicating that Klopp was not
experienced enough at the highest level to make such
“When Juergen one day gets the pleasure of coaching Bayern
Munich or Real Madrid, he will realise what it means and how much
it is a completely different world,” said Heynckes.
“Maybe then he will see things a little differently. Bayern has
existed for longer than Juergen Klopp has been a coach and have
always had their own style of playing.
“It’s very important to show dignity in victory, and especially
Bayern have a 17 point lead over Dortmund in the Bundesliga, as
they look to give the departing Heynckes the perfect send-off.