Mats Hummels spoke about the
reasons for his return to Dortmund, the title gene of FC Bayern and the
Dortmund longing for Jürgen Klopp.
season we already had some games that I enjoyed immensely, for example
against Inter, against Barcelona, Paris, also Gladbach in the
Bundesliga,” said Hummels in an “11freunde” interview about his BVB
comeback, “I also came back for such moments that I go home after a game
and I just feel euphoric.”
There was no euphoria recently
after UCL defeat. BVB had also wobbled several times in the first half
of the season. Hummels demands more stability.
“There is no team in the world that never has a bad day or never has a game that even goes wrong.
that shouldn’t happen too often! And that happened to us too often in
the first half of the season. Keeping serious and maintaining
determination are the big points for us because we have gifted players.”
can understand the long-termed desire of many Dortmunders for ex-coach
Klopp. “He is an absolute exception, for me he and Pep Guardiola are the
best coaches of the past ten years. Pep is tactically awesome. And
Kloppo can inspire people for something like no other,
“The time with him was infinitely nice.”
on his Bayern time, he said, “There was real fire in there, and whoever
lost was angry. A competitive situation must be created in training if
you want to hold up a cup or bowl in May. When you’re on the pitch,
winning is number one priority.”