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Bayern Munich boss Thomas Tuchel comments on Thomas Müller’s reduced playing time

In the staring XI or on the bench, Thomas Müller is still an integral part of the club.

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Thomas Müller has been navigating a significant shift in his role this season at Bayern Munich. The German football icon, renowned for his unwavering commitment and versatility, has found himself spending more time on the bench.

Manager Thomas Tuchel addressed this change, stating, “Thomas is used to playing. He will never like being on the bench. I can only give him the greatest credit. His training is great and he brings a lot of energy. He is a real team player. We wanted to bring him on against Galatasaray but didn’t in the end. That’s down to me. He is and remains an important player, he has proven that often enough. His moment will come this season, but everyone up front is in super form right now.”

The seasoned attacker has been a linchpin of Bayern’s success for years. Nevertheless, he has embraced his new role as a substitute with admirable professionalism. His dedication to training and the energy he brings to the team continue to be invaluable assets to the Bavarian giants.

While Müller may not be a regular starter this season, his experience, leadership, and unique skill set ensure he remains a crucial asset to the squad. As the season progresses, opportunities will arise for him to make his mark once again. For now, his patience and determination in the face of reduced playing time serve as a testament to his commitment to the club, making him an indispensable part of the team’s fabric, on and off the pitch.

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