Thomas Müller and FC Bayern – for many fans they simply belong together. Born in Upper Bavaria, he has been playing for Munich for over 20 years. But it doesn’t have to stay that way, as he now reveals.
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Thomas Müller does not rule out playing for a football club other than FC Bayern again. “I’m not committed to this club,” said the 31-year-old in an interview with the British Times. He has a special relationship with the club that he loved before he started playing, according to Müller. “But if there is a situation where you have to make a decision about whether or not to play for another club, that would be no shame and no problem at all.”
High achiever in Hansi Flick’s team
Already in autumn 2019, when he was hardly called up in the starting line-up by the then Bayern coach Niko Kovac, the 2014 world champion had been toying with a departure from Munich. Under coach Hansi Flick he is back as a top performer.
Müller also referred to his long-time teammate Thiago, who now plays for Liverpool. The attacker left it open whether he would move to England himself. “I like it,” he said. “But some cultures, the language and that kind of thing, the special dialect, I don’t understand everything. Newcastle? Ah, I don’t know …”
The 100-time national soccer player also confirmed that he still hopes to participate in the European Championship. “I hope there is a chance that I will be seen at the European Championship,” said Müller. “But we’ll see what happens in the next few weeks.” National coach Joachim Löw does not want to make a decision until May about a comeback Müller in the DFB team for the tournament in the summer. After the 2018 World Cup, Löw Müller and his world champion colleagues Mats Hummels and Jérôme Boateng were eliminated from the A selection.