Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick has a keen eye for talent and he likes what he sees in Bayer Leverkusen starlet Florian Wirtz.
Wirtz turned in a solid effort during Bayer Munich’s 2-1 victory over Bayer Leverkusen last weekend and he can count Flick among his many admirers.
“I like him very much, he is already very, very mature for his age,” said Flick, who clearly enjoys seeing young players develop (per Tz). “He has done very well and was lured to the other side of the Rhine. Football can currently look forward to young talents coming up. That’s very important for the future of German soccer.”
Flick might not be Joachim Low’s assistant anymore, but he still has a strong connection to seeing Germany’s top, young prospects embark on the player pathway to the national team.
Given their recent performances, Die Mannschaft could be looking to add a young talent line Wirtz sooner rather than later.
Wirtz, of course, also just inked a contract extension that will keep him with Die Werkself through 2023.
So, no Bayern Munich fans...I don’t think we’ll be seeing Wirtz wearing Bayern red any time soon.