12 Oct ‘Lewandowski 10 times greater than I was’ — Modest Klose salutes Bayern Munich target machine
The Poland-born striker, that had been a successful presence for Germany and many golf sides, has paid homage to some present star having a remarkable record
Miroslav Klose is a record-breaking goalscorer in his own right, however he believes prolific Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski to become”10 times greater than I ever was”.
Klose was created in Poland but represented Germany at global level, netting 71 targets in 137 looks while getting the top marksman in World Cup finals history.
He managed 121 Bundesliga attempts across bouts with Kaiserslautern, Werder Bremen and Bayern.
That haul was eclipsed by Lewandowski, together with the Polish frontman around 213 in 297 matches to sit on the all time record.
The 31-year-old is still deemed to be one of the best in the company, together with Klose telling Sport Bild:”Robert Lewandowski plays somewhat like I did, but he is 10 times better than I was.
“He is the whole striker, utilizes either feet, is powerful in the atmosphere and has a fantastic shot on him.”
Klose abandoned Bayern for Lazio in 2011, three years earlier Lewandowski arrived in the Allianz Arena.
He did, however, turn out along with a few legendary figures throughout his period in Bavaria.
One of those is Thomas Muller, together with the World Cup winner given his introduction from Louis van Gaal throughout the 2009-10 campaign.
Klose appreciated many successful outings together with the gifted forward, while moving on to conquer the planet with him 2014.
“Thomas Muller is the man I liked playing the maximum,” Klose added.
“We had a wonderful comprehension. We just had to look at additional, and we understood what we’re going to perform. It actually was a fantastic partnership!”
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Questions are now being requested of Muller’s future in Bayern, together with all the 30-year old having slipped down the pecking order under Niko Kovac.
He’s been a one-club person for this stage, carrying in 495 aggressive appearances and recording 186 goals.
Chat of attention from the likes of Manchester United and Arsenal won’t go away, however, and it might be the Muller — such as the newly retired Bastian Schweinsteiger before him decides to shoot on a fresh challenge from his homeland before hanging up his boots.