Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has ruled out the sale of wantaway striker Lukas Podolski.

The Germany frontman is unhappy with his lack of first-team action at the German champions and revealed he was keen on a return to former club Cologne.

But Rummenigge told reporters: "The case has been closed. We have made a categorical decision. The reports about Lukas Podolski are a pure hoax."

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