Bayern-PSG: Flick appreciates Kouassi, "a very talented young player"

Hansi Flick has said all the good he thinks about the young Tanguy Kouassi, trained at PSG and professional past with the Munich. Although he has hardly played this season, the fault of injuries, the Bayern coach has detected in the nugget a very strong potential.

It is difficult to say so far whether or not Tanguy Kouassi made the right choice by joining Bayern Munich nine months ago. Because since he left Paris Saint-Germain, to sign his first professional contract in Bavaria, the young versatile defender has played very little. Only 21 minutes. Not that the club has retracted, quite the contrary, but the player was the victim of a tendon strain, followed by a muscle tear, not to mention the Covid-19 contracted in recent months.

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Flick: “I think he has a lot of potential”

Despite these many twists of fate, Bayern Munich are believed to be developing well. Kouassi himself is happy in Bavaria as he confided to former teammates. The German coach intends to give him a chance in the future, once he gets back on his feet. “Tanguy Kouassi has hardly played for six months because of muscle problems, recalled Hansi Flick, on the eve of the quarter-final first leg of the Champions League against PSG (Wednesday at 9 p.m.). It’s barely ten days that he joined the team and that we can make an impression. He’s a very talented young player. And we all hope that he will show, without injuries, his qualities at home. has a lot of potential. We need to make him fit to play the next few years without injury. “

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Facing Bayern Munich, Wednesday (9 p.m.), his executioner in the final of the last edition of the competition, Paris Saint-Germain expects to play two matches of mad intensity at the end of which he hopes to be able to dry his tears. By ruling out FC Barcelona in the previous round, the Parisians chased away the nightmare of 2017 and averted fate. But it’s a whole different confrontation that awaits them now, whose first round, Wednesday, will be played in the lair of Bayern Munich, at the Allianz Arena. The meeting will be broadcast exclusively on RMC Sport 1 from 9 p.m., but the evening will begin at 7:30 p.m., with an exceptional pre-game, information and analyzes, to know everything about this meeting.


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