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Lothar Matthäus defends Serge Gnabry’s trip to Paris



Timo Hildebrand

An ex-DFB keeper has warned FC Bayern of possible problems after the goalkeeping coach’s dismissal. There is news from Serge Gnabry after his much-discussed trip to Paris. In addition, Noussair Mazraoui talks about the status of his recovery.

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FC Bayern, News: Ex-DFB keeper warns FCB about new players

Ex-DFB keeper Timo Hildebrand has warned FC Bayern of the consequences of separating from goalkeeping coach Toni Tapalovic: “Perhaps FC Bayern underestimates the relationship between Tapalovic and Neuer,” said the 43-year-old watson quoted.

A good and trusting relationship between goalkeeping coach and goalkeeper is “elementary” for top performance. “Without my goalkeeping coach in Stuttgart, I would never have matured into what I became in Stuttgart,” explained Hildebrand, who also referred to the year 2005, when VfB made Hildebrand’s goalkeeping coach after the installation of coach Giovanni Trapattoni in the second team rejoined. The new Hildebrand coach relied “fully on the Italian school”. “It’s very different. I couldn’t handle it.”

That’s why the succession plan for this position in Munich is elementary: “If you train well, you have the opportunity to play better. If you train badly, that’s not the case. That’s why it’s very important that the goalkeeping coach works together with the Goalkeepers work and not against each other.”

An old confidante of Nagelsmann from Hoffenheim’s times is considered the favorite to succeed Tapalovic.

FC Bayern, rumor: Exchange between Salihamidzic and Gnabry

Bayern’s sports director Hasan Salihamidzic described Serge Gnabry’s behavior as “amateurish” when he traveled to Paris for Fashion Week between Bundesliga games in the English week. According to information from sports1 the two spoke out on Wednesday afternoon, there were no problems or even disputes, Gnabry had shown understanding and a fine was not an issue anyway.

Before the key weeks of the season – in addition to the top game against Eintracht Frankfurt, games in the cup competitions in Mainz and against PSG – the players should be made aware of the importance of the tasks. “That’s exactly what I don’t like. That’s not Bayern Munich, circling around somewhere when you have a day off. You have to rest so that you can step on the gas in the next game,” Salihamidzic rumbled after the first: 1 against Cologne.

how sports1 reported that Gnabry was not the only Bayern professional who received an invitation to Fashion Week, but he was the only one who made the short trip. Accordingly, the photos that Gnabry from Paris shared on social media caused little enthusiasm internally.

On the other hand, record national player and ex-Bayern professional Lothar Matthäus is on Gnabry’s side: If such a situation is not specified in the contract “and I have a day off, then I can do what I want,” he said sky. “They have to set clearer guidelines that they don’t give them any leeway. If I don’t give them any leeway, then I don’t have this discussion.”

FC Bayern, News: Mazraoui talks about inflammation of the pericardium

Noussair Mazraou, FC Bayern right-back, spoke about his recovery after a pericarditis: “I’m fine, but I’m not allowed to do anything at the moment, no training,” he said in an interview with the AZ about his illness, which has put him out of action since the World Cup. “It’s not an ordinary injury so you have to be very careful,” he added.

Mazraoui had contracted the corona virus in Qatar, which is why he missed the quarterfinals. He was still used in the semi-finals before the illness was diagnosed on his return to Munich. However, Mazraoui emphasized that his return to the pitch was by no means too early: “All tests at the World Cup were okay, so I could play.”

When asked when FC Bayern can plan with the Moroccan again, he replied: “It can take three weeks, four, five or six weeks.” Sports director Hasan Salihamidzic has already announced to the newspaper that there will be another investigation in the coming week. According to table football a return can be expected at the beginning of March at the earliest.