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Munich - The Express of the, which was really going on at the beginning of the new season, does not want to be stopped by ex -coach Niko Kovac (50). Julian Nagelsmann (35) sticks to his success self.
When Kovac talks about the record champions, a lot of respect resonates - maybe even a little fear. One should "not fall apart, otherwise it will be disgusting," explained the instructor ofbefore the duel this Sunday (5:30 p.m., DAZN) in .
For him it would be "quite good", Kovac added humble before he returned, "if we can keep up with football. With an opponent who is overpowering, you have to say that."
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overpowering? Seems so far. In his two previous appearances in the Supercup in Leipzig () and the , the record champions underlined his dominance and class. The Bayern Express does not want to be stopped by VfL and Kovac either.
The biggest problem for Nagelsmann is currently lurking more internally than external: he has to keep his stars happy, which is currently only a second choice. Like the new defense chief Matthijs de Ligt (22) or international Leroy Sané (26).
also wants to capture against Wolfsburg after the furious start of the season on his success self about Sadio Mané (30), Jamal Musiala (19) and Thomas Müller (32). "I don't see any reason to change something. We are still in the human phase of the season, you don't have to change," said Nagelsmann with a view to the stress control at the early stage.
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also in terms of performance there is "no reason" to change something. Nevertheless, of course, "everyone in the squad is important," said Nagelsmann clearly. He had to "take everyone with him and bring everyone closer to the first eleven".Julian Nagelsmann currently has luxury problems
for sports director Hasan Salihamidzic (45) is the extreme competition in the team "Great. We all are 10 to 20 percent hotter." Nagelsmann also clearly emphasizes the "new energy".
In addition to the million-dollar transfers de Ligt and Sané, the important accesses Ryan Gravenberch (20), Nousussair Mazraoui (24) and Mathys Tel (17) are currently outside among the Munich.
Nagelsmann should be almost right that Kingsley Coman (26) is still closed.
Kovac knows such luxury concerns from his time in Munich. Among other things, he had a tense relationship with Müller. After all, the 50-year-old won the double with the record champions before he was released in November 2019 after a really bitter 1: 5 in Frankfurt.
Nevertheless, according to Kovac, be it "always nice to come back to where you played or also worked as a trainer. I will meet a lot of companions there." Nagelsmann is not one of them. He could not "assess" his VfL colleague. He knows him too little. But he believes "that he is an emotional trainer, he likes to let football work".
one would certainly have one preceded Kovac, Nagelsmann added with a smile: "He got more title in his first season than I was. Let's see who can laugh more in the afternoon.
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