Despite not having played a whole game as a professional, he was chosen to replace Lewandowski at Bayern Munich.
At the age of 17, the striker will be tasked with filling the void left by the departure of Bayern Munich club star Robert Lewandowski to Barcelona. Is that the renowned Polish striker will continue his career at Barcelona after signing a four-year contract with the Catalan club for 45 million euros fixed and 5 million euros variable over the following four seasons.
What was notable was that the German entity chose a teenager who has yet to play a full game as a professional and has yet to score goals in his initial steps in the big leagues. According to an official announcement issued by the Bavarian club, the Frenchman Mathys Tel of Rennes will take over the position left vacant by Lewandowski. As a result, the 17-year-entrance old’s came in exchange for a sum of close to €30 million ($30.6 million).
“Bayern Munich is one of the world’s best teams.” “I am extremely pleased about this amazing task, and I will offer everything for this club,” stated the new reinforcement after completing medical studies in front of the local press.
The Bundesliga champions did not reveal any information about the contract extension or the fee paid for the deal. The magazine Kicker, on the other hand, said that the German club made an initial investment of €15 million (15.3 million dollars), with the remainder corresponding to variables for games played and other sporting successes.
“He’s a fantastic young footballer.”
trained to play a variety of positions, including center forward and winger Is exceptionally swift, strong, and defensive with his entire physique. Julian Nagelsmann, the coach of the cast aiming to win the seventh Champions League, added, “He also has an excellent overflow.”
During the preseason tour of the United States, the strategist also stated that Tel will not be a direct replacement for Robert Lewandowski. In an attempt to relieve some of the strain on the newcomer, the coach stated that the 17-year-old “is not the successor of Lewy.” “It appears to me that discussing his age and professional football experience is normal.” But he has the potential to become one of the top strikers in the league, which is our goal. Or, more accurately, it is our goal,” he contended.
Tel has failed to score a goal in 10 official outings for the Rennes first squad. However, his accomplishments in youth games, including becoming the European Under-17 champion and France’s captain last month, drew the interest of Europe’s top teams. “Tel is a really interesting footballer who we have been monitoring for a long time,” said Bayern Munich executive director Oliver Kahn. Undoubtedly, the new bomber has piqued the interest of Germans.