Around the 25th. The day of the football league was the DFB promotion of Mats Hummels, Thomas Muller and Jerome Boateng. Prior to FC Bavaria Munich’s match against VfL Wolfsburg, Niko Kovac once again harshly criticised Joachim Lion’s decision.
“Ultimately, it is the decision of the Federal Coach. The fact that it meets three of our world champions is annoying for us,”said the Bavarian coach to”Sky”:”The finality is not right in my view. Three world champions have to decide for themselves when they stop.”
For the future, the 47-year-old expects a defiant reaction:”I think they want to show in the future that they still have the stuff, Carrying the eagle on his chest.”
In addition to Kovac, Kevin Groskreutz also commented on the decision of the DFB coach. The 30-year-old expressed a similar opinion to the Bavarian coach: “The way you do not do it. They have achieved a great deal for the national team,”said the World Champion of 2014:”There you can have reasonable conversations and not just boot out and give no more chance.”
Especially the age of the three Bavarian pros is no reason for the expansion:”They are not that old, they have quality and they can be always need. You’re not 33 or 34, you’re 29 and 30. This is not yet an age.”
Christoph Metzelder believes in the reaction of FC Bavaria
In an opinion FC Bavaria called the DFB-From of his players”questionable.”Christoph Metzelder, who in his active time ran for FC Schalke 04 and BVB, says, that this was not the last word: “I am sure that after Liverpool there will be a reaction of the Bavarians.”
On Tuesday, Federal trainer Joachim Lion announced that he plans for the future without Mats Hummels, Thomas Muller and Jerome Boateng.