With Applaus, the colleagues welcomed Alphonso Davies on Monday to his return to the team training. In the preparation for the Gold Cup with Canada, the left-back of FC Bayern had pulled a ribbon tear on the ankle joint. Before the Bundesligastart against Borussia Mönchengladbach on Friday (20.30, live! At team training) the question arises: Is the time for the return to the team?
Normally, Davies is set to the Rekordmeister left. All the more, since Lucas Hernandez in his third year at FC Bayern is to become an integral part of the internal defense. Currently, the Frenchman is missing after a knee op already, he graduated on Monday running training.
Further, Davies, whose comeback becomes a race over time. From the coaching team of FC Bayern it is said that you want to wait for wool, as Davies can handle the entry into the team training. Chef Trainer Julian Nagelsmann is prior to the question of whether Davies is fit enough to immediately put him in the starting in Borussia Mönchengladbach at Borussia Mönchengladbach. The coach must also take into account that Davies could not complete a test match, give him game practice and therefore the form lacks. The training impressions this week must decide.
Stanisic would be the safer variant
But what if it is only for the bank or not enough for Davies? Then Nagelsmann stay two options. The first is called Omar Richards, newcomer from English second division FC Reading. At the beginning of the preparation, the coaching team showed, but Richards in the test plays revealed one or the other weakness in the defensive, for example positional errors. He pushed strongly in the offensive.
The more defensive, possibly safer variant would be Josip Stanisic, 21-year-old JungProfi. Stanisic collected in the preparation plus points. He plays unspectacularly, makes a bit less than Richards, but could stand in the considerations because of the defensive stability before Richards. Actually, Stanisic is a trained right defendant, under Hansi Flick he debuted in the Bundesliga in the past season but left back at the 1: 1 against Union Berlin.