Kahn-Lehmann row kicks off again

Oliver Kahn has renewed his rivalry with Jens Lehmann, despite being retired from international football.

Oliver Kahn has renewed his rivalry with Jens Lehmann, despite being retired from international football.

Arsenal goalkeeper Lehmann criticised Kahn, saying he does not like the way the Bayern man considers himself to be "so important".

That was in reaction to Kahn’s comments that there would never again be an era like his, in which one goalkeeper is the dominant German number one.

With Manuel Almunia having taken Lehmann’s place at Arsenal, Kahn has taken the opportunity to have another swipe at the 37-year-old.

"Instead of showing no style in having a go at his former colleagues, he should be thankful that he even has the chance to play for the national team when he is not playing for his club," Kahn told Kicker magazine.

"This scenario has never arisen in the history of German football."

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