Magath hints that Hargreaves stays at Bayern

January 23, 2007

Bayern Munich boss Felix Magath does not expect Manchester United target Owen Hargreaves to leave the club during the transfer window.

The England international revealed last week that United had tabled a bid reportedly amounting to almost £20million for him as their long-running pursuit gathers pace.

However, asked if he expected any arrivals or departures before the January 31 deadline, Magath told his club's official website, www.fcbayern.de: 'No, I'm assuming we'll go in pursuit of our targets - retaining the league championship and performing well in the Champions League - with the squad we have at the moment.'

Hargreaves is currently recovering from a minor injury as Bayern prepare to resume action against Borussia Dortmund at the weekend after the Bundesliga's winter break.