Defensive specialist dangerous to the goal
At the age of 17 years and six months, Nianzou made his debut in Ligue 1 in the team of Thomas Tuchel on December 7, 2019, a few days later he was already in the Champions League. Despite his age and notable competition in the PSG squad, he made 13 competitive appearances this season, two of them in the Premier class. With his double pack in the league game against SC Amiens, he proved that he is not just defensively oriented.
First professional contract for her career at FCB
In Paris, Nianzou was still playing with an amateur contract. Now he has signed his first professional contract.
As a result, the new French champion became the focus of numerous top European clubs and ultimately opted for the German record champions. “I want to get ahead. Also regarding my training. Bavaria was the right choice, ”said the Frenchman at the press conference on Wednesday after signing the first professional contract in his career.
Technically adept, strong in the headers and versatile
“We scouted him for a long time and tried everything to bring him to Munich. We are very happy that we were able to convince Tanguy, ”said Salihamidžić, pleased that he was able to sign the French junior international (including 3rd place at the U-17 World Cup 2019) free of charge. The newcomer, which world champion Lilian Thuram names as his role model, is particularly convincing with a good player opening, very good technology and, thanks to his size, is also extremely strong in headers. Due to its variability, “it fits perfectly into the requirements profile of our team”, says Salihamidžić.
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