Over the last decade, nobody at Bayern Munich has exemplified consistency on and off the field like Philipp Lahm. The FCB captain shifted from fullback to midfield under Pep Guardiola and hasn't missed a beat.
His Season Performance
Something happened to Lahm last session that was quite unexpected. He was injured! Lahm's broken ankle in training can best be described as a freak accident. Before the injury, Lahm was playing spectacularly for Bayern, helping the club to a convincing Hinrunde. His injury, however, was one of a dozen for Bayern, and the club was unable to recover.
It would be a mistake to end any discussion about Lahm's season without including his Matchday 8 performance against Werder Bremen. In his 200th Bundesliga appearance, Lahm notched a brace to lead Bayern in a 6-0 thumping.
Next Season Prospects
At this point, it's hard to really know what to expect out of Lahm in the upcoming season. He turns 32 this year which is by no means old, but it does mean that Father Time will continue to gradually eat away at his ability to run the field as we've seen him do.
With a trio of over thirty midfielders now at his disposal, Guardiola's rotation policy will never be as important as it will be next season.