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Bayern Munich’s Julian Nagelsmann could look to three youngsters at striker against FC Köln

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Without his top two options, Julian Nagelsmann might look to three Bayern Munich II players to fill the void.

FC Bayern Muenchen v FC Augsburg - Bundesliga Photo by Stefan Matzke - sampics/Corbis via Getty Images

With Robert Lewandowski still on vacation and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting still not game ready, Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann could be looking to three young players to fill the void at striker on Saturday against FC Köln.

According to Bild (as captured by Twitter account @iMiaSanMia), Nagelsmann will look at Joshua Zirkzee, Malik Tillman, or Armindo Sieb to fill the void at the 9 against Die Geißböcke.

Zirkzee is looking to showcase himself for a summer transfer, while Tillman and Sieb figure to be integral players for Bayern Munich II this season. Regardless, the friendly against FC Köln would be a good opportunity for all three players to show the new boss what they are capable of.

It is conceivable that Nagelsmann will use all three players at one point or another. We could even see the new manager shift formations if he needs to find a way to get the three youngsters into the game.