Robben dismisses Bayern title talk

first_imgBayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has dismissed talks the club are title contenders this season.After their disappointing start to this campaign, Robben insists the Bavarians do not deserve to be talked about as contenders for the Bundesliga title.Bayern may have won the last six German league titles but the former Chelsea player says the team needs to be more consistent before they can contemplate making it a seventh consecutive title.The Bavarians have been the dominant team in German football for the last six years and ahead of this season, there was little or nothing to suggest it would be any different.The arrival of Niko Kovac from Eintracht Frankfurt as manager, has not delivered the results many hoped for, with Bayern sitting seven points behind leaders Borussia Dortmund after 11 matches.rb leipzig, bayern munichReport: Bayern are held by Leipzig George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Bayern Munich was held to another draw, this time by RB Leipzig.Bayern Munich finds themselves in the unfamiliar position of sitting third in the…A 3-2 loss to Dortmund just before the international break left Kovac’s men languishing in fifth place, and Robben insists they need to focus on winning games and not talks of a seventh consecutive title.“We are not allowed to talk about titles at the moment because we are just not good enough,” he said, according to FourFourTwo.While the pressure on Kovac seems to increase on a daily basis, Robben has been impressed with the new boss since his appointment in the summer.“He is very, very ambitious and works hard, but you have to say clearly that being Bayern Munich coach is not easy.”last_img