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Bavarian Loan Works: Michaël Cuisance and Lars Lukas Mai head successes, while some others are struggling for playing time

Results continue to be mixed for Bayern Munich’s cast of loanees.

RC Strasbourg v Olympique Marseille - Ligue 1 Photo by Marcio Machado/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images

Despite its recent injury woes, Bayern Munich’s roster is still packed with talent at just about every position on the first-team — and that does not even count the youngsters currently playing for Bayern Munich II in 3.Liga or the prospects on Bayern Munich’s youth teams.

There are, however, several key players out on loan. Here is a recap of how each player is doing:

Michaël Cuisance — Olympique Marseille — Ligue One (France)

The highest profile of Bayern Munich’s loanees, Cuisance is playing a lot and gaining experience in both Ligue 1 and the Champions League. In 10 contests across all competitions for Olympique Marseille this season, Cuisance has registered an assist and is completing 90% of his passes, but has otherwise not lit up the scoresheet.

It would be ideal if Cuisance would be able to produce more — he certainly has the talent to be a bigger contributor. The #StepOverKing needs to get his mojo back and firing on all cylinders.

Cuisance just needs to stay off Twitter to poke fun at himself. That platform can be a pretty tough place for self-deprecating rumor.

Adrian Fein — PSV Eindhoven — Eredivisie (Netherlands)

For the Dutch side, Fein has appeared in eight games and played 273 minutes total. Fein has not registered a goal or an assist, but is completing 88% of his passes. Otherwise, Bayern Munich and Fein alike can be hopeful that his playing time increases. The 24-year-old did play 90 minutes against Sparta Rotterdam on November 29th.

Lars Lukas Mai — SV Darmstadt 98 — 2. Bundesliga (Germany)

Mai continues to be the Bayern Munich loanee who is gaining the most traction in his move. Mai has played every minute of every game for Darmstadt. In 11 games across all competitions, Mai has one assist, but more importantly he is gaining a ton of experience in 2.Bundesliga — even if it is with the squad residing in 14th place.

Mai has a 91% passing accuracy rate with 1.6 interceptions per game and 1.8 tackles per game. Mai is also winning 71% of his ground duels and 59% of his aerial duels.

Sarpreet Singh — 1. FC Nürnberg — 2. Bundesliga (Germany)

Singh is essentially not playing at all. The New Zealand native has only one start and six overall appearances for Der Club as the 21-year-old is having trouble establishing himself. In fact, Singh has not played a minute for FC Nürnberg since Halloween.

Without any goals or any assists, Singh still has not made an impact as an attacking midfielder.

Christian Fruchtl — 1. FC Nürnberg — 2. Bundesliga (Germany)

Fruchtl still has zero appearances. This loan assignment just has not worked out. Hopefully this is a case that Fruchtl does not have the necessary experience that Der Club needs right now rather than gaping holes within his game.

Oliver Batista Meier — SC Heerenveen — Eredivisie (Netherlands)

Batista Meier has one goal and two assists in eight games across all competitions for SC Heerenveen, but has not included in the squad since November 8th due to being diagnosed with COVID-19. Batista Meier, who has the flexibility to playing as an attacking midfielder, second striker, or winger has been picking up most of his minutes (when he was actually playing) as an attacking midfielder per Transfermarkt.

Alex Timossi Andersson — Helsingborgs IF —Allsvenskan (Sweden)

The Bayern Munich U-19 player is about to end his loan with the Swedish first-tier side and has had a nice run in his homeland. The youngster has made 27 appearances racking up four goals and one assist in 1065 minutes overall.

Jakob Mayer — TSV 1860 Rosenheim — Regionalliga Bayern (Germany)

Mayer, a 19-year-old goalkeeper, has made two appearances for 1860 Rosenheim and conceded nine goals. Mayer has not played since October 24th. The team has not played, however, since October 31st as Regionalliga play in most areas was suspended.

At this stage, we are unclear if Jakob Mayer employs actual defenders, traffic barrels, or both. We are still hung up on nine goals in two games here.

Jonas Kehl — SSV Ulm 1846 Fußball — Regionalliga Südwest (Germany)

Kehl, a left-back, is at least playing regularly with 11 appearances across all competitions. Without a goal or an assist, Kehl has tallied 889 minutes of field time and two yellow cards. Some reports think Kehl is showing promising signs during this loan stint, which ends next June.

The team has not played, however, since October 31st as Regionalliga play in most areas was suspended. SSV Ulm 1846 Fußball is, however, slated to play Schalke 04 in the DFB-Pokal on December 22nd.

Marvin Cuni — SG Sonnenhof Großaspach — Regionalliga Südwest (Germany)

Cuni, a 19-year-old right-wing, is the most productive of the Bayern Munich loanees. With 10 goals in 12 appearances, Cuni has shown really well in Regionalliga Südwest and Württembergpokal.

The team has not played, however, since November 1st as Regionalliga play in most areas was suspended.

Jahn Herrmann — Hannover 96 II — Regionalliga Nord (Germany)

A 19-year-old attacking midfielder, Herrmann has one goal and two assists in nine appearances in Regionalliga Nord.

The team has not played, however, since October 16th as Regionalliga play in most areas was suspended.

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