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Bayern Munich's Flick eager to see Sane improve

Sat 28 November 2020 | 9:30

While arranged to show restraint, Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick is fervent to see Leroy Sane improve.

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Hansi Flick

needs to see more from Leroy Sane, however said the forward requires time. 

Since joining Bayern from Manchester City for a revealed €45million recently, Sane has found the net five times and provided two assists in nine games. 

The German international missed nearly the whole 2019-20 season with


in the wake of tearing his foremost cruciate tendon (ACL). 

"He is 100 percent fit. His efficiency is great," he told a news conference.

"But like other players, he unnecessarily lost the ball a couple of times against Salzburg and in some instances, he didn't quite pursue one-on-ones. There are reasons for it, and we talked about that. He will try to do better next time.

"When he comes on the pitch, he creates a certain dynamic in the team, increases it. In the last couple of games, he has always scored after being subbed in. That's what makes him stand out and he has quality.

"It is obvious that he still needs time after a long injury, and he will get that time. He works hard in training.

"We are pleased with him, but it is important that when he starts a game, he gives a 100 percent. We are working on that."

In six


games this season, Sane has scored three goals and given two assists. 

He has likewise created four important opportunities. Just Thomas Muller (six), Serge Gnabry, Admir Mehmedi, and Raphael Guerreiro (every one of the five) have made more. 

Nonetheless, the rate of chance conversion is 50%, with 7 successful dribbles out of 20.

Bundesliga leader will visit Stuttgart on Saturday.



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