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FC Bayern Munich – Joshua Kimmich talks about abroad: “Would be an interesting challenge”



Kimmich best player of the season: The very best player of the past Bundesliga season is accordingly a Munich player: Joshua Kimmich secured pole position with 92 index points.

Joshua Kimmich from FC Bayern Munich said in an interview with the French football magazine So feet talked about the possibility of moving abroad – and revealed that years ago he was thinking of leaving FCB.

“That would be an interesting challenge. I don’t know what will happen in a few years, we’ll see,” said Kimmich when asked about a move abroad. The 27-year-old has a contract with FCB until 2025.

However, he feels comfortable in Munich: “I have a very good coach who is an advocate of attractive football. I have a lot of fun here, but somewhere in my head there is always this professional and personal challenge of one day reaching new horizons discover.”

A few years ago, when he was only 15 times in Bayern’s starting eleven under coach Carlo Ancelotti in the 2016/17 Bundesliga season, Kimmich thought about leaving early: “Back then, when I didn’t play as much as I wanted I thought for a while about leaving the club. Then Carlo left, I became a regular player again, we won everything and the question never came up again,” said Kimmich.

Joshua Kimmich and hating defeats

As a result, the ex-Leipziger became more and more the undisputed regular player and leader: “The hatred of defeats goes hand in hand with my talent, that’s just the way it is, and I have no problem admitting that I can be annoying sometimes. When I Verbalizing something is a way of showing that I’m mentally present and focused on the game, but talking is also a way of correcting or giving advice to some of my team-mates,” explained Kimmich.

Kimmich also commented on the fact that he no longer has an advisor: “I had some bad experiences with my last representative. I think I can represent my interests better than anyone else. If I make mistakes, then they are it’s my own and not someone else’s. I want to sit down at the negotiating table myself to see what’s going on there.”

FC Bayern: Dates in the overview

date Opponent venue contest
Wednesday July 20th DC United Audi Field, Washington DC (USA) test match
Saturday 23rd July Manchester City Lambeau Field, Green Bay (USA) test match
Saturday July 30th RB Leipzig Red Bull Arena, Leipzig Supercup final
Wednesday 31 August Victoria Cologne Höhenberg Sports Park, Cologne DFB Cup, 1st round