Pavards challenge to the BVB

Benjamin Pavard meets artistically for Bayern

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Benjamin Pavard meets artistically for Bayern

In the summer of 2019, Benjamin Pavard transferred 35 million euros from VfB Stuttgart to Bayern Munich.

If you look more closely at his hours of work after five competitive matches, the world champion in France did everything to replace him in the record of the champion.

With the exception of the Supercup match against Borussia Dortmund, the defender faced the defender four times over the distance.

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Pavard: "Everyone made my life easy"

This is why Pavard's conclusion after two months at Bayern is also extremely positive: "I went to a world club with an excellent structure, so it was very easy for me, everybody made it easy for me. life, the president, the staff, everyone. ", said the 23-year-old skyHe was very well established in Munich.

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The "French Connection" in Munich is a significant factor in easy familiarization, because with him, Kingsley Coman, Michael Cuisance, Corentin Tolisso and Lucas Hernandez are five French in the Bayern team. A big advantage.

"Of course, it was good, but when I arrived in Stuttgart at the time, I was the only one, so I can not care too much about it," Pavard said. . "But of course, we talk a lot and that has facilitated my integration."

Dream of the French defensive bastion with Hernández

When asked if he preferred to defend himself internally or externally, the Frenchman replied: "I'm always there, no matter where the coach needs me, to be honest, the two of them are fine, I played two games as central defender, three right-handed It's fine in both positions and in the end I got them for both. "

In the medium term, however, Pavard wanted to create a French defense fortress with Hernández in the center: "Yeah, why not, that would be nice, but the coach has to decide." But he will first have to replace the defensive boss Niklas Süle of the first eleven, which is not an easy task.

"We'll see, maybe we'll have a chance together over the next few weeks, he's a good friend of mine and we'll go together," said Pavard. "Maybe it will take a few more months, you have to ask the coach."

Coutinho is "a little magician"

Not only on the defensive, the competition is excellent for the champions of the record, but also for the offensive – and recently loaned to Barca loan Philippe Coutinho, for the world champion has found only praise.

"A little wizard!" Pavard moaned. "It's still not 100%, he probably needs more matches because he joined the team very late and I'm sure we'll see the world-class footballer Coutinho in a few weeks."

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Bayern has many difference players

Because the Brazilian playmaker has "incredible quality and will show it to everyone". According to him, Coutinho "in the crucial games make the difference, not only him, but also Robert Lewandowski.

"Robert is one of the best in the world at his post.His professionalism impresses me and he's a very good guy," said the 23-year-old Polish top scorer. "I'm very lucky to play against him every day, even though it's disgusting to defend, but you learn to do it every time."

Pavard: "Bayern is better than Dortmund"

However, Pavard not only defended but also scored goals, not only at the 2018 World Cup, when the right-back scored a dream goal against Argentina in the second round, which was also voted the most beautiful match of the World Cup in Russia. the Bundesliga.

Against the 1. FSV Mainz 05 Pavard again hits volleyball with a Seitziehertor similar to Lionel Messi and Co.: "I love, I'm going to make a few, I think I like it." angle, "Pavard said with a wink.

And sent after the Torankündigung equal again a challenge with a smile on the BVB, the

"Bayern are better than Dortmund, mia san mia! We are going to prove it to everyone this season, we are Bayern, it is our job to become champions."