LIGUE 1 - Thilo Kehrer pushes back Bayern advances
Called up by the new coach, Hans Flick, Thilo Kehrer returned to the German side in September, a year after his last appearance. He has never left her since.
No wonder, because the 25-year-old defender, owned by Paris Saint-Germain since 2018, played the first 6 matches of the Ligue 1 season with the capital club, as a convenience store in the axis or as a regular on the side law. Relegated to a replacement role under Mauricio Pochettino since mid-September, the native of Tubingen does not however intend to look elsewhere. Arrived in the capital against 37 million euros three years ago and under contract until June 2023, Thilo Kerher has nevertheless caught the eye of FC Bayern. This summer, the interest had been clearly mentioned across the Rhine. But the Parisian club had kept its player.
The person has confirmed to the German press that he has his head in Paris. "I have heard the rumors, and Bayern Munich are certainly one of the biggest clubs in the world and have a firm footing in the top of European football," the defender told "Welt am Sonntag", before adding wanting to “concentrate fully on my sporting tasks and try to assert myself in Paris and put my qualities to work”. The defender with 12 caps with the Mannschaft also hopes to use the contribution of Lionel Messi to progress. It is “a great advantage,” Kehrer said. “Because he has enormous abilities. Certain qualities that no one else has in this form, for example in terms of understanding the game, with their overall vision and control of the ball. As a defender, I enjoy it in every training session and I can and I want to learn every day ”.