Russian gas giant may sponsor Bayern Munich

December 23rd, 2011 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS  

Bayern Munich Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian gas giant Gazprom may become a sponsor of German football team Bayern Munich, a giant in the Bundesliga.

The Suddeutsche Zeitung newspaper said Gazprom chief Alexei Miller was in Munich for talks with top Bayern officials Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Uli Hoeness.

Neither Gazprom nor the German side, however, confirmed the report.

The Russian company is currently the sponsor of German club Schalke 04.

–IANS/RIA Novosti
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