Is Joshua Kimmich the next Philipp Lahm

FC Bayern today: Philipp Lahm ennobles Joshua Kimmich, Friedhelm Funkel believes in Neuhaus transfer - all the news and rumors about FCB

With the 2: 3 defeat against Borussia Mönchengladbach, FC Bayern Munich suffered a setback in the fight for the title. However, the German record champions remain in the lead as their rival RB Leipzig also lost to BVB.

One of the decisive players on the foal side was Florian Neuhaus. The national player is repeatedly associated with a move to Säbener Straße. In any case, Friedhelm Funkel believes in a transfer to the Bavarian capital.

Also: Joshua Kimmich receives high praise from Philipp Lahm and speaks about problems under ex-trainer Niko Kovac.

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Gladbach's Florian Neuhaus to Bayern? Friedhelm Funkel believes in transfer

For some time now, Gladbach's Florian Neuhaus has been associated with a move to FC Bayern Munich. Friedhelm Funkel, his former coach from Düsseldorf times, firmly believes in a transfer to the German record champions.

"Yes! No ifs or buts. He will play for FC Bayern," said the 67-year-old in an interview with Sports picture convinced: "I worked with him for a year and he has all the requirements to be a great player, he is already a great player. He will get even better, because experience - also in the Champions League - will play a role".

FC Bayern Munich: Philipp Lahm describes Joshua Kimmich as a "world-class player"

Ex-captain Philipp Lahm praised Joshua Kimmich and awarded his compatriot the title "world class".

"Joshua makes a strong development from year to year and is of great value to both FC Bayern and the national team," said Lahm in an interview with the kicker . He emphasized the importance that Kimmich can be used in two different positions - as a right-back and central midfielder - just like Lahm himself during active times.

"For Joshua it is first of all a blessing. It was Pep Guardiola, who threw him into the deep end and used him in a wide variety of positions. As a result, he gained experience at the highest level and was able to develop. Now that he is established, it is important that you identify him with a position and that he develops into a world-class player in this position. With Joshua I see this possibility in central midfield, "said Lahm.

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Ex-Bayern talent Sinan Kurt: contract termination with fourth division Straelen

SV Straelen from Regionalliga West has terminated the contract with Sinan Kurt. That reports Reviersport . According to the report, the club was not satisfied with the performance of the former Bayern talent. Straelen only signed Kurt at the end of September after the 24-year-old had been without a club for a year. Kurt's training performance at Straelen was not convincing, in the regional league he only made two assists in a total of seven games.

Sinan Kurt was trained as a youth by Borussia Mönchengladbach and moved to FC Bayern Munich in 2014 for a transfer fee of three million euros. With this sum he is the third most expensive transfer of a German talent who was not yet 18 years old.

But both at Bayern and at his other stations at Hertha BSC and WSG Tirol in Austria, Kurt did not meet expectations.

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FC Bayern Munich: Joshua Kimmich talks about "problems" under Niko Kovac

Joshua Kimmich from Bayern Munich has admitted that he had problems under ex-coach Niko Kovac with a view to his repeated position changes between right-back and midfielder.

"In the past, when things alternated week after week at times, I had problems getting into the rhythm," the 25-year-old revealed in an interview kicker . There were "completely different requirements", which the national player found "not easy".

Triple coach Hansi Flick, on the other hand, created a constant "axis": "Thomas Müller always played on ten, I always played six, David Alaba always as central defender. We are three players who can be used flexibly. We can do that Being strength and weakness. Now there is a clear axis together with Manuel Neuer and Robert Lewandowski, "emphasized Kimmich. That helps the team "enormously".

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FC Bayern Munich: The next games at a glance

date opponent competition
13.01.Holstein Kiel (A)DFB Cup
17.01.SC Freiburg (H)Bundesliga
20.01.FC Augsburg (A)Bundesliga