Niko Kovac challenges James Rodriguez

first_imgThe Bayern Munich coach wants the 27-year-old to show everything he has in his last six months at the Bundesliga club.Colombian footballer James Rodriguez joined Bayern Munich on a two-year loan from Real Madrid.And lately, he has had some problems, which have kept him on the bench, or even on the stands.And now that he’s healthy, Bayern’s coach Niko Kovac has challenged him to show everything he has in his six last months at the club.“He’s playing for his future. Everyone, who wants a new contract, has to put in their best performances. That also applies to him, but I am sure he will do it,” said Kovac to the AFP.“I have talked to him several times and I can see that he’s motivated and focused.”Jose Mourinho, Lionel MessiMourinho: “Lionel Messi made me a better coach” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho believes the experience of going up against Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi at Real Madrid made him a greater coach.“He wants to play and has to prove that he is able to help the team,” he added.“Hoffenheim is dangerous, as we found out in our last match when they equalized and we had to work hard to win the game,” said the coach about tomorrow’s match.“It will be tough and we need to win to keep the pressure on Borussia Dortmund.”“I have to admit the injury to Kingsley Coman hit us hard,” he added.“Although it’s impossible to prove, I think if Coman had not been missing, we wouldn’t have dropped six points in the first half of the season and maybe we would be top of the table.”last_img