Guardiola: Bayern Munich doesn't need Reus

The Catalan coach says he is not looking to sign the Germany international as he already has eight forwards available to him at the Allianz Arena ahead of the 2014-15 season.
Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola has insisted that he is perfectly happy with the strength of the squad at his disposal - despite persistent rumors of interest in Borussia Dortmund ace Marco Reus.

The Bavarians have signed Mario Gotze and Robert Lewandowski from their Bundesliga rival in successive summers and are now being heavily linked with the 25-year-old attacker.

However, Guardiola feels that he has more than enough forward options as it stands - despite complaining of his players' fitness on Tuesday

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"We already have eight strikers," the Catalan coach pointed out at a press conference.

"I do not need new players. I am pleased with this squad."

Bayern, which won a domestic double last term, begins its 2014-15 campaign at on Wednesday with a DFL-Supercup clash with Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park.

BVB, which won the curtain-raiser last term, finished as runner-up to Bayern in both the DFB-Pokal and the Bundesliga last time out.