Bayern rules out buying a new striker

Bayern Munich says it is not looking for a new striker to

replace the injured Ivica Olic.

Club chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said Wednesday that ”the

board, sporting director and coach are certain that we, with our

current squad, can reach the targets for this season.”

Coach Jupp Heynckes said he had ”complete confidence in our

existing squad players” and that Bayern’s medical department was

”confident that Olic will return to the team in the foreseeable


Olic is out for six to eight weeks with a hip injury, leaving

Bayern with only two healthy strikers.

The Croatia striker had recently returned to action after being

sidelined for nine months with to a knee injury.