FC Bayern Munich's CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, president Uli Hoeness, his wife Susanne and head coach Carlo Ancelotti pose during their visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 23, 2017. REUTERS/Alexandra Beier/Pool
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Bayern Munich take great pride in their conservative spending policy and have vocally criticized Wednesday's big-spending Champions League opponents Paris Saint-Germain, yet both clubs profit from Qatari investors.On the eve of the key European game at Paris' Parc de Princes, Bayern President Uli Hoeness said the Germans would never follow the example of PSG, who paid a world-record 222 million euros ($264 million) for Neymar in August.In contrast to PSG, Bayern set a club record in June by paying a more modest 41.5 million euros for midfielder Corentin Tolisso.Even Bayern's hot-shot striker Robert Lewandowski has criticized Bayern's reluctance to splash the cash.
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