Alphonso Davies has been playing for Bayern Munich for about a year. Now the youngster took stock.
“My first year with the team was toll. I enjoy my time at FC Bayern. I think I fit well here,” Davies said in an interview on the Bayern website: “I’m learning the language better and better, I’m happy with my performances overall and the coach has more and more confidence in me.”
The 19-year-old has been an integral part of the starting eleven since the end of October and has not missed a single mandatory game. However, Davies does not use his actual position in attack as a Linsk defender.
The war of change was not particularly difficult for the Canadians: “The change from left-fl-gelst-rmer to left defender was not so difficult. But I have to do the position even better. I know my responsibilities and I think I’m doing very well. But I have to stay focused and hungry.”
To improve further, Davies gets tips from David Alaba, who is under coach Hansi Flick as an interior defender. “David is a world-class left defender. I’m glad and grateful that I have by my side and I’m happy to accept his advice,” the youngster said.
“FC Bayern gives young players the opportunity to play”
Davies is not necessarily in the thin for his rise to bayern. “In the beginning I certainly didn’t think that I would play as a left defender at FC Bayern. But things have changed,” said the national player.
The Munchners are increasingly relying on young people, Davies added, adding: “2020 can be a good year for the whole club, but also a young player like me. We saw it with Joshua Zirkzee, he got his chance and scored two goals in two games. FC Bayern gives young players the opportunity to play – and I’m happy about that.”