Thomas Tuchel criticized Jamal Musiala after the cup defeat against SC Freiburg. Randal Kolo Muani is apparently still an issue at Bayern Munich. Bastian Schweinsteiger agrees with Lothar Matthäus. Also: Thomas Müller names his toughest opponent. All news and rumors about FCB can be found here.
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FC Bayern, News: Thomas Tuchel expresses criticism of Jamal Musiala
After the 2-1 defeat in the DFB Cup against SC Freiburg, Bayern coach Thomas Tuchel criticized youngster Jamal Musiala. “Nowadays you’re not allowed to jump in like that anymore. You’re just not allowed to do that. You’re taking a crazy risk,” said the FCB coach after the final whistle sky.
Substitute Musiala had previously contributed significantly to Freiburg’s victory in injury time with a hand penalty. However, Tuchel did not want to see the blame in the 20-year-old alone.
“We lost two headers before that in the box, in the last minute. You have to put your body in there, be more stable, be tougher. Two header duels, a first ball, second ball, third ball – that’s too much in the box in the last Minute. It’s easy,” said the new Bayern coach.
At Musiala, the frustration after the defeat seemed to run deep. When Freiburg coach Christian Streich approached the 20-year-old after the final whistle for the obligatory high-five, he refused to shake hands and instead walked away from Streich.
FC Bayern, rumor: Kolo Muani still an issue
Eintracht Frankfurt striker Randal Kolo Muani should continue to be an issue at Bayern Munich. That reports the Picture-Newspaper. Accordingly, Munich would discuss a commitment from the French again after they had recently refrained from transferring the SGE striker.
According to the report, another striker will be signed in addition to Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting in the summer in order to have a broader base overall. Kolo Muani would therefore be an option.
The 24-year-old has scored 19 goals in 37 competitive games this season, and he also prepared 14 other goals. His contract in Frankfurt runs until 2027.
FC Bayern, News: Bastian Schweinsteiger agrees with Lothar Matthäus
After the back and forth between the club management of FC Bayern and Lothar Matthäus, ex-FCB star Bastian Schweinsteiger has now spoken out and agreed with the record national player regarding his criticism of Oliver Kahn and Hasan Salihamidzic.
“Yes, the ‘Mia san Mia’ has been lost a bit. Compared to ten years ago or other times. But that’s always a bit related to the characters who work, generation of players, that’s also a factor,” said Schweinsteiger on the edge of the cup game of Munich against SC Freiburg at the ARD.
Matthäus had previously accused the Bayern management of bad style in relation to the dismissal of Julian Nagelsmann. FCB CEO Kahn defended himself against the statements made by the record international and accused Matthäus of bad style.
“After his career, Lothar rose to become the chief prosecutor of German football. He does that on all channels and he doesn’t wear kid gloves. That’s all okay, that’s part of it. However, you shouldn’t cross certain boundaries. If you then the chief critic But when I criticize myself, I get the impression that he can’t deal with it. It’s lacking in style. But that’s Lothar,” said Kahn.
FC Bayern, News: Thomas Müller names the toughest opponent
In an interview with FC Bayern’s YouTube channel, Thomas Müller revealed the toughest opponent of his career. “One of the best and one with an impressive career is definitely Sergio Ramos,” said the 33-year-old.
Müller continues: “Especially during his time at Real Madrid and when the Spaniards were very good at the time, it was very uncomfortable to play against him. He was a big number, Sergio.”
Müller dealt with Ramos both at Bayern and the German national team. In the Champions League, Bayern and Müller had to give up three times against Ramos and Co. The German record champions were eliminated by Real in 2014, 2017 and 2018, only progressing in 2012.
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