At the last moments of the transfer window, Bayern Munich signed Marseille right-back Saar at the buzzer as a substitute for the right-back. Before the former German international Haman questioned Bayern’s deal, because Bayern youth teenager Richards can also play right back, Haman said he did not understand why Bayern had to sign Saar. German media Sport1 gave an explanation because Bayern is positioning Richards as a central defender.
According to the German media Sport1, Bayern's plan for Richards in the future is to make him a central defender. Therefore Bayern also needs to sign a right-back substitute, Bayern signed Saar.
In previous Bundesliga games, Richards had started as a right back. "Kicker" news said that in this week's German Cup, Richards and Boateng partner Bayern central defender combination.