Liverpool’s new Greek left back Kostas Tsimikas had European clubs take note of him during this season’s Champions League campaign. Here’s a tactical breakdown of his game against Bayern Munich to try explain why.
Thomas Muller has remerged as a key man at Bayern under Hansi Flick. The evidence points toward ‘the master of space’ benefitting from a new system.
When asked what makes him special, he simply replied, “Ich bin ein Raumdeuter” which translates to “I am a space interpreter”. There couldn’t be a better description of Thomas Muller’s role. He finds space and exploits it.