Birmingham City’s former CEO has revealed that Bayern Munich unsuccessfully tried to scupper Borussia Dortmund’s deal to sign Jude Bellingham in 2020.
Bellingham shot to prominence by breaking into Birmingham’s first team at just 16 and by 2020 was the subject of signifcant interest from some of football’s biggest clubs.
Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund led the race to sign the teenager in 2020 with others also interested, ready and waiting. But despite a personal tour of United’s facilities and several promises, he opted to sign for Dortmund in Germany.
Since making the move,…