Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge expects nothing less than the Bundesliga title next May after two years without a trophy.
Bayern has ended the last two campaigns empty-handed, despite reaching the final of the UEFA Champions League and DFB-Pokal last term.
The appointment of
"Our aim, and we are not making any secret of it, is to win the title," he said. "We are not going to make any understatements - we want to win the league."
Defeat in the
"The Champions League last year and the defeat at home was painful," he admitted in a video on Bild.de.
"But we have also got to accept the criticism that we did not win that game despite our dominance and despite having the chances to do so."
The appointment of Sammer, who won the Bundesliga title as coach with Borussia Dortmund at the age of 35 and has been praised for his work with the
He will be joining the team on a training camp in Trentino for the next week and, even if the eight
"There is no reason for any alibi for not being in the right condition to live up to the expectations of Bayern," said Sammer at a press conference.
Hoffenheim claimed a vital 3-1 win against second-tier Kaiserslautern in the first leg of the Bundesliga play-off.