While two top performers have already signed long-term at Bayern, Kingsley Coman is still hesitant. A French Bayern legend knows what’s best for his compatriot.
Munich – Kingsley Coman finally got a breather after his heart surgery and did not go to the national team, who won the Nations League final without him*. The Frenchman, who has been back in training for about two weeks, is currently preparing for his comeback. At the same time, the star of the FC Bayern* but also have the contract negotiations in mind, because nothing has been decided yet. One of Coman’s compatriots, who played in Munich for many years, gave the 25-year-old some well-intentioned advice.
FC Bayern Munich: Club legend gives compatriot Kingsley Coman decisive advice
World and European champion Bixente Lizarazu has been a club representative at the for four years Munich residents*, for which he appeared a total of 273 times. The Basque judged opposite Bild.de the achievements of some French in the Bayern team, he did not come to the cause Coman* hereabouts. “I advise Kingsley from the bottom of my heart to stay with Bayern! He’s with an incredible club where you win titles every year and play for the Champions League, ”said the former left-back.
At Bayern, he has “not just a top team around him, but a serious, well-organized club that offers him everything,” says Lizarazu after a total of seven and a half years as a professional in Munich. “When we see what’s happening at FC Barcelona, it’s really lucky to be at a club like Bayern.”
FC Bayern: Bixente Lizarazu recommends Coman to stay in Munich – “No doubt”
Lizarazu knows what he’s talking about. The now 51-year-old won six championships and five cup wins with Bayern in 2001, as well as the Champions League* as well as the World Cup. Although Coman has also been able to raise the aforementioned trophies in the past two years, “Liza” sees him as an important component in the team in the future as well. “There is no doubt that he should stay and shape an era at Bayern, like Ribéry did in the same position. This is one of the reasons why Bavaria has made it clear that it wants to extend it with him, ”recalls the 97-fold French internationals*.
Coman’s contract does not expire until the summer of 2023, but Bayern want to bind him in the long term – similar to Joshua Kimmich or Leon Goretzka. The Frenchman, who recently ended his collaboration with the notorious players’ agent Pinhas Zahavi, is said to hesitate to sign. “It would be right and important for both of them,” says Lizarazu. (ajr) * tz.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA