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Lothar Matthaus blasts Bayern Munich for failing to replace Philippe Coutinho, Thiago Alcantara and Ivan Perisic as he questions squad's ‘concentration’ following shock defeat against Holstein Kiel World cup winner Lothar Matthaus says Bayern Munich are lacking squad depth He says Hansi Flick needs to rest and rotate players during the hectic schedule He also says the player's lack of 'concentration' is the reason for their poor form

By Charlotte Daly For Mailonline

Published: 15:56 GMT, 15 January 2021 | Updated: 16:03 GMT, 15 January 2021

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Lothar Matthaus believes Bayern Munich are lacking squad depth after parting ways with Philippe Coutinho, Ivan Perisic and Thiago Alcantara.

The World Cup winner has criticised the club's recruitment policy, saying the Bundesliga side need a wider range of options to be able to rest and rotate players during the hectic 2020-2021 schedule.

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Matthaus also says the player's lack of 'concentration' is preventing Hansi Flick's side from establishing the dominance they exhibited in their treble-winning 2019-2020 campaign.  

World cup winner Lothar Matthaus (above) says Bayern Munich are lacking squad depth

World cup winner Lothar Matthaus (above) says Bayern Munich are lacking squad depth

Matthaus told Sky Sports Germany: 'I have to criticise the buying policy a bit. With Philippe Coutinho, Thiago and Ivan Perisic, you lost three players.

'They were, of course, important players. They were always there and brought the necessary quality with them.

'With many newcomers, it may take a certain amount of time to get going or the quality may simply not be there to

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