Hitzfeld is a Dr in Mathematics and he was a recognized authority in his university. However his academic career didn't last long. Thanks to that, football earned a coach of world class level. His trophies speak for themselves. In my Bayern squad I sold the most relics of Spain-minded players and I bought Ramirez. No slow players in the first 11, no Schweinsteiger among them and... two consecutive victories with 7 goals before the winter break. Average shots per game 34.
Ottmar initially applied all of these since season 2007-8, long before Heynckes did. Pepe cannot play German football, his experiment will fail sooner or later despite some glimpses of high blended football. Das Bayern has German DNA, hard like iron; not soft like Catalonia silk.
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