By Jonathan Dicks@Jonathan_Dicks

Pavard: "I'm not a natural right-back"

In an interview with Téléfoot, Benjamin Pavard discussed his current feelings at Bayern Munich and how he nearly left the club this summer.
Benjamin Pavard, who's impressed to start the season at Bayern Munich, spoke with Téléfoot about a range of topics. The defender will not only be a focal point in turning Bayern's league campaign around, but he's also set to start on the right for France in the World Cup.

He stated that, "I'm not a natural right-back, I'm more of a center-back. But, I'm learning. The only critics I listen to are those of my coaches and people close to me. I ignore the rest."

Atletico Madrid, Juventus, Chelsea, PSG and Manchester United are the teams that tried to sign Pavard this summer, but in the end the 26-year-old decided to stay:

"I asked myself questions in the summer. I had calls from different clubs. Maybe one day I'll go to one of these clubs. But I spoke to Julian Nagelsmann, who made it clear to me that I was in his plans."

Pavard added that he's in a better place this year: "Last season, I had a complicated period at a personal level. I wasn't happy, I couldn't play football well because things weren't going well in my life. Now all of that is behind me."

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