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After Hoffenheim win, Thomas Tuchel says Eric Dier can help Bayern Munich play a back three

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FC Bayern München v TSG Hoffenheim - Bundesliga Photo by A. Beier/FC Bayern via Getty Images

Bayern Munich coach Thomas Tuchel stopped reveling in his team’s 3-0 victory over Hoffenheim just long enough to drop some thoughts on new defender Eric Dier.

“He will train with us tomorrow. He’s in top shape. He didn’t play much in the past six months, but before that he always played with all other coaches. He will be a valuable addition for us in central defense. He can also help us switch to a back three system. He also frees up Leon Goretzka for the midfield,” Tuchel said (as captured by @iMiaSanMia).

A back three system you say?

(BFW sounds the panic alarm and flashes the INNN signal)

For Dier’s part, the Englishman seems to have enjoyed himself at the match.

Dier also tweeted this out after making his transfer official:


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