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Is Bayern coach Hansi Flick dissatisfied with Niklas Süle?

By Rune Gjerulff

Bild claims Niklas Süle was dropped for Bayern München's clash with Werder Bremen because Hansi Flick is unhappy with his fitness levels and weight.

Niklas Süle.
Niklas Süle.Photo: Rufus46, CC BY-SA 3.0

Niklas Süle was left out of Bayern München's squad for Saturday's 1-1 draw with Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga.


The official reason for his absence was a 'training deficit', but there is more to it than that, according to a report from Bild.

The German publication claims that Bayern coach Hansi Flick is unhappy with the fitness levels, weight and attitude of Süle.

Apparently, he wants the 25-year-old centre-back to work more professionally on being in top condition.

"He has had a setback in training. He must be 100 percent fit before he can be an option for us again," Flick told Bild when asked about the German international.

Süle has made nine appearances for Bayern this season.


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