Only one Englishman has ever played for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
That was – of course – Canada-born former Wales youth international Owen Hargreaves.
Hargreaves spent seven seasons in Bayern’s senior team, winning four league titles, four domestic cups and one Champions League before joining Manchester United in 2007.
Anchoring the midfield was Owen’s thing. And he did it exceptionally well for England too.
The last of his 42 caps came in 2008 and, since then, the Three Lions have struggled to replace him.
Until now, that is. In Tottenham Hotspur’s Eric Dier, England finally have the anchor man they have be longing for.
And, according to The Sunday People (via The Mirror), Bayern are now interested in the 22-year-old.
Dier only made his England debut in November last year, but, following a fine season for Spurs, he is one of the first names on Roy Hodgson’s team sheet.
His performances for club and country have seemingly not gone unnoticed in Germany.
The People report that former Sporting Lisbon youngster Dier has “attracted the attention” of Bayern bosses, who have now made “enquiries” after following his progress at Euro 2016.
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