Bayern Munich’s dominance of the Bundesliga is “boring and sad”, according to Arsenal and Germany goalkeeper Bernd Leno.

An eighth successive top-flight crown looks destined to arrive at the Allianz Arena in the coming weeks, with Bayern once again setting unprecedented standards in terms of performances and consistency.

Hansi Flick’s side are seven points clear of Borussia Dortmund at the top of the league at the moment, and their latest coronation will be confirmed if they pick up two wins from their final four fixtures.

Bayern have been in electrifying form since the Bundesliga restart on March 18, picking up maximum points from five games, including comfortable victories over Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen.

The Bavarians will be expected to extend their winning run when they play host to Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday, but Leno thinks their recent success counts for little due to the lack of competition in Germany’s top tier.

“Bayern is already a champion, as always. It is boring and sad,” Leno, who spent seven years at Leverkusen before moving to Emirates Stadium in 2018, said on the SWR podcast ‘Steil’.

“One wishes an exciting championship fight, but I don’t see any exciting championship in the near future. Bayern is too strong there.”Continue reading

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