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Bayern Munich’s Jamal Musiala does not care what position he plays

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The versatile youngster will play just about anywhere to get on the pitch.

Germany Herzogenaurach Training Session Photo by Marc Mueller/Getty Images

Bayern Munich phenom Jamal Musiala is one of the more versatile players on Julian Nagelsmann’s roster.

Able to capably fill in at the 7, 8, 10, or 11, Musiala offers Nagelsmann flexibility at many positions.

While striker is not among the positions listed above, Musiala also has much experience playing in that spot.

“When I first played at Chelsea, I was striker, a number 9. I always enjoyed scoring goals like every kid. With time, I dropped back into a number 10. I have more of the ball there, can dribble more and still score goal,” Musiala told Sport Bild (as captured by Twitter account @iMiaSanMia). “I’m happy with every minute on the pitch and will always give everything no matter in which position.”

This attitude — and versatility — should serve Musiala well this season. During the last quarter of the season, Musiala was arguable the team’s best winger. With the ability to also spell players like Thomas Müller or Leon Goretzka, Musiala could be a valuable “super sub” for Nagelsmann to deploy when needed.