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By Rune Gjerulff@runegjerulff

Cancelo receives high praise after Bayern debut

Manchester City loanee Joao Cancelo received praise from all sides after his Bayern debut last night.
Joao Cancelo made an instant impact for Bayern Munich after his Deadline Day loan move from Manchester City as he started and set up a goal in his new club's 4-0 victory over Mainz in the DFB-Pokal last night.

After the game, Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann and president Herbert Hainer spoke highly of the 28-year-old Portuguese right-back.

"He did very well and implemented what we wanted. He has a lot of creativity," said Nagelsmann.

"You could see what a world-class footballer he is. He will be really good for us," noted Hainer.

Cancelo's new teammates were also impressed with what they saw from him.

"For his first game in a new team, it was a pretty good performance. It was a top start," said Thomas Müller in a post-match interview.

"He has enormous quality," noted Joshua Kimmich.

"I think we're going to have a lot of fun with him."

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