Fabio Cannavaro was the last of its kind. The Italians won the 2006 election to the world footballer as a Central defender. Since then never managed again a defensive player. Self-selection of the three best players in the world was elected in the last 13 years, with Manuel Neuer only once a player was not for dream gates, or steep passes known. Also among the most expensive ten Transfers of football history, not a defender. This coach Jupp preached Heynckes this season: "The storm wins games, Championships and defense." A striker like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar radiate more brilliance. While they are known to be able to play alone to decide, were estimated a great defender, but only as part of the defensive formation seen.
That is changing. At the club, the awareness of what influence one person can have a superior defender to grow. And the clubs are now ready, accordingly, spend a lot of money. The beginning of Jürgen Klopp, as he repeated in 2018, and Virgil van Dijk for nearly 80 million Euro to Liverpool. "Some time ago, large sums were paid for attacking players, for a defender," said Klopp. The Bavaria on Wednesday. For the new season, world champion Lucas Hernández switches for 80 million euros to Munich. Van Dijk and Hernandez are just two of several Central defenders that could dominate European football and the transfer market in the coming years. We make the possible successor of Cannavaro before
With Lucas Hernández, Bayern want to introduce much-needed break. The weak defense is one of the biggest problems of the Munich. Although Niklas Süle is about to develop also one of the best interior defenders in Europe, Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng have not had a in some Games, so sure as in 2014, when they were together, the champion of the world. This has also been noticed by national coach Joachim Löw. He will not, in the future, on the two.
At Bayern is now supposed to Hernández restore order in the immune. At Atletico Madrid, where he has of 2007, all young teams go through, he was used primarily in Central defence, while he was Playing in the French national team at all world Cup as a left-back. Hernández’ greatest qualities are his two fight and its pace.More about
Bavaria's record-breaking transfer of 80 million as a greeting to Madrid and ManchesterLaurenz Schreiner
With his new club, the 23-Year-old with big plans. "FC Bayern Munich is one of the best clubs in Europe and in the world. I am proud to be able in the future to all of the titles for Bayern and fight,“ he said. Until 2024, he has signed in Munich. "Lucas is writing our Tradition of outstanding French player," said Salihamidzic. Corentin Tolisso and Kingsley Coman play in Munich, and Benjamin Pavard yet another French defender will move to Bayern. He comes in the summer for 35 million euros from Stuttgart. So he is almost a bargain.page 1 of 3 next page Five defenders in Europe, football is The Trendsetter and the precious talent Sarris pupil, and Mr. Clean articles on a page shape read