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FC Bayern: Joshua Zirkzee defends itself against arrogance

After a difficult phase at Bayern, Joshua Zirkzee now blooms at RSC Anderlecht. Nevertheless, the attacker will continue to hope to enforce one day in Munich.

With 14 goals as well as eight templates in 33 competitive games, Joshua Zirkzee currently plays the best season of his still young career.

By summer, the 20-year-old is still borrowed from FC Bayern to the RSC Anderlecht. In the Belgian first division, the Dutch is finally set and pays the trust of coach Vincent kompany through attractive benefits.

“I enjoy the environment on Anderlecht. The people around me give me a lot of confidence, the coaching team and my teammates,” called Zirkzee in the interview with “Spox” and “Goal” the reasons for his upswing.

FC Bayern: Criticism could Joshua Zirkzee “not be equal”

At FC Bayern, however, the young hopping had to hire behind Robert Lewandowski and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, so there were usually only in the second team of the Munich. Last summer, Zirkzee then fell through a light-ready opportunity in the test match against Ajax Amsterdam.

Thus, the center runners first curve the opposing goalkeeper and then dribbled in a provocative slow pace on the empty gate. Thus, an AJAX defender could give rise to grass, so that Zirkzee had to be accused of arrogance.

“Personally, the criticism could not have been more equal. I have given a chance, but has made a decent game on the whole. I actually had a good preparation in Munich,” the eightfold Dutch U21 national player looked back on the scene.

Joshua Zirkzee hopes for breakthrough with FC Bayern

Trainer Julian Nagelsmann then demanded “another seriousness” of Zirkzee. “At the moment I would have to be more professional,” the youngster confessed, but at the same time added: “It would not have happened to me, but it happened: So what?”

Joshua Zirkzee with an INCREDIBLE miss in Bayern Munich's pre-season friendly against Ajax
He did not talk about his change to Anotherlech with Nagelsmann, “Council,” I made the decision quite al1. I absolutely wanted to be different. Luckily, Bayern has supported this plan. ” The last conversation with Nagelsmann took place during the season preparation.

Despite his starting difficulties under the new Bayern coach, Zirkzee wants to prevail in Munich in the long term. “I still hope that I will eventually be an important player of Bavaria,” said the 20-year-old, “After the season, I return to Bavaria. Where I will play afterwards, depends on the prospects for game practice, because that’s The most important thing for me. “

Most recently, there were rumors that the RSC Anderlecht flirted with a fixed obligation of the scorer.