Lee Wellings: Bayern have the brightest future

The darkest hour comes before the dawn. It's difficult to think of a club whose prospects look brighter than Bayern Munich.

May 20 last year; Munich airport. Hundreds of supporters, most but not all German, packed into the club shop. Bayern shirts everywhere, in bags and on backs. Not what i was expecting after events of  May 19. But hiding or sulking doesn't seem to be in the DNA here.

Bayern somehow threw away their chances to win their home Champions league final, the feted 'finale dahoam' in front of their own fans in the wonderful Allianz Arena