The closed season for FC Bayern’s greatest talent is over!
Jamal Musiala (18) was the best Bayer against Mainz – BILD rating 2. In the front, the shooting star scored 2: 1 (74th minute). In the back, the offensive midfielder replaced the missing Joshua Kimmich (26) and Leon Goretzka (26) in the sixth position.
Julian Nagelsmann (34): “He’s a player with a very high quality, with a lot of talent. He has to keep his street footballer gene! But defensively, it’s about reliability. He had now in the games against Barcelona and Mainz. I told him that a few weeks ago – to get even more playing time. “
Means: Musiala now had to deliver more defensively than at the beginning of the season and when he started with Hansi Flick (56), currently replacing the sick and injured stars. Puppy protection over!
The coach: “At some point you grow out of your talent status if you perform such ripped-off performances. He’s nicknamed Bambi. But the Bambi protection will be gone at some point! “
In training, Musiala convinced on the six, although physically he cannot keep up with the edges Goretzka or Corentin Tolisso (27). For this reason, skillful duel leadership was repeatedly requested in the units and his positional play was analyzed in the video sessions.
Nagelsmann: “He doesn’t have to become Gennaro Gattuso and he should keep his street footballer gene, which is why he turned professional and scored again, but he also has to have the necessary reliability defensively. He had them in both games. “
“Bambi” Musiala: “At the goal I get the ball from Benji (Benjamin Pavard; editor’s note) and then I didn’t think much, did a short trick and just pulled it off.” Placed in the left through the legs of the opponent Corner.
The fans love him for the dribbling and ease, Nagelsmann especially for his defensive actions!
Now Musiala is expecting a break with spades: Bayern will play the last first round match against VfL Wolfsburg on Friday (December 17th). After that they have 15 days off until the start of training on January 2nd. But the winter break will not be normal – for example for Musiala on vaccination vacation!
Because in the days off, the shooting star (unvaccinated until November, twice as a contact person in quarantine) should get his second vaccination. This is the only way to guarantee that he has two weeks after the second spade and that he has complete vaccination protection for the start of the second half of the season (January 7th against Gladbach). Julian Nagelsmann (34): “I’m happy that he’s now vaccinated and that we won’t have any more problems with it in the second half of the season.”
For many other professionals, it is the chance to be boosted, as most of them had themselves vaccinated in May and June during the league break or before or during the European Championship.