Bouna Sarr gives a behind-the-scenes look at his transfer to Bayern
Transferred Monday from OM to Bayern Munich, Bouna Sarr was the guest this Tuesday evening of Top of the Foot, on RMC. The former Marseillais explained how he caught the eye of coach Hansi Flick, to then land in Bavaria.
Here he is in another dimension. Passed from FC Metz to OM in 2015, Bouna Sarr reached a new level on Monday, leaving Marseille in the last hours of the transfer window to sign for Bayern Munich. A transfer of 10 million euros, which returned the French right side in Top of the Foot, this Tuesday evening on RMC.
« In fact, I learned of their interest from my agent Patrick Mendy, explains Sarr. Even before the operation took place, it was a pride to be in the sights of this club. » Especially since Bayern had precisely targeted him …
« They explained to me that I was not made to come here for nothing »
« I was told that they were looking for a right-back in my profile. They wanted a player who can attack, who can give them more offensively, continues the person concerned. We played against them friendly in the preseason. ‘had been going pretty well for me, I had managed to show some interesting things. Their coach (Hansi Flick) appreciated my performance, and afterwards he said he wanted me. And then their sporting director contacted my agent who took care of everything. «
Bouna Sarr did not fail to thank Rudi Garcia once again, who had the idea of repositioning him as a right-back, which allowed him to get playing time in Marseille and to be spotted. But now, it is in the Bundesliga that he will have to prove himself. « They explained to me that I was not made to come here for nothing, that they were counting on me, he slips. Bayern has a fairly small group, more than OM or others clubs. There will be a lot of turnover, most of the players here play. It will be up to me to do my best to win. «