FC Bayern | Nagelsmann about Nianzou

At the 5-2 victory of Bayern in the Champions League against SL Benfica surprised Julian Nagelsmann coach with the starting eleven nomination of Tanguy Nianzou. The previously hardly used French used his probation opportunity and then received a special lobe.

Tanguy Nianzou had to wait a long time on his first royal class commitment for FC Bayern. Due to stubborn violations, the 2020 moved to Munich changed 19-year-old at the German record champion so far hardly to the train.

Also on Tuesday he was only allowed to ran, because several defense competitors were not fit. This revealed coach Julian Nagelsmann after the encounter.

I do not have to lie: he played, because two have failed on his position, otherwise I would not have brought him, says the 34-year-old honest.

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With the performance of his protégem, however, the exercise manager was fully satisfied. Tanguy has made an outstanding game. If you count with how little playing time he has, that was very, very strong, said Nagelsmann.

What exactly he liked so much, the coach explained in detail: He played very good balls in the half-space, where he had too many mistakes in the training and the testing matches. He also has his header and defending with very great aggressiveness And well introduced.

FC Bayern: Nianzou adopts the coach s critician

The development is all the more surprising since Nagelsmann had recently criticized Nianzou. He has to change his error rate, in training or testing he had one or the other mistake too much in it, he cried.


Now, however, the young center defendant could prove to be able to keep up at the highest level. Nagelsmann: You have to pure a player and give him the chance, not just about training.