Bayern Munich: Top 7 foreign players in 21st century

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MUNICH, GERMANY – MARCH 07: (BILD ZEITUNG OUT) supporters of Bayern Muenchen II with flags during the 3. Liga match between Bayern Munich II and SG Sonnenhof Grossaspach at Stadion an der Gruenwalder Straße on March 7, 2020, in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Roland Krivec/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

Bayern Munich have witnessed some world-class foreign players representing them in this century.

It has been seven years since Bayern Munich failed to win the Bundesliga title. They have been dominant in the league, creating a huge gap between them and other German clubs. Die Roten have one only Champions League title during this time, but they have always been in contention for the title every season.

An efficient approach in recruitment has been one of the reasons behind so much success for Bayern in this century. The club has always done good homework on transfers, helping them to have a very good hit rate in the transfer market.

Bayern’s core has always been German players. The current squad also have many German players. The club is also looking at some of the hot German prospects to improve their attack in summer. Having said that, some of the best foreign players in Europe have represented Bayern in this century.

Die Roten have poached foreign players from fellow Bundesliga clubs or unearthed gems from other European leagues. Here are the top seven foreign players that have featured for Bayern this century and contributed to the immense success the club has enjoyed down the years.

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