It was no surprise that Tuchel, his coach in Mainz, was in Paris now. “He knew me,” Choupo-Moting said. “He knew what I could do, he knew I could still improve, that I could help a big team.” All those years of Waiting, closer to his thirtyth birthday than his promise as a teenager. the striker felt exactly the Similar.

Looking back the It was not easy to transition. Choupo-Moting Had spent at least a decade in the country. the relative shadows; the P.S.G. and Bayern lights are brighter than any other place. “You have big players in front of you, players with bigger names, players with a lot of quality,” He said. Both in Paris as well as in Munich, he had waited for the right moment to arrive.

It did and he felt that he was part of the family. “You hear people ask why this player is at that club or another player at another club,” He said. “But you have to remember: Big clubs have a lot of quality people observing players.

“If a player gets there, they deserve to be there. After that, it is on you, on the player, to show your potential, to show you deserve to stay at that level. With time, the quality you have determines if you get the chance. Some players get that chance straightaway. Sometimes you have to work more. But if you work hard, success will come.”

It is exactly what you need. Choupo-Moting He has. It was expected that he would serve as a deputy at both clubs. the He is one of the frontline stars. Both proved him to be an excellent player. P.S.G.’s Champions League quarterfinal, in which he was the winner at 93 minutes. He was mostly responsible for Robert Lewandowski in Bayern’s Champions League quarterfinal. However, his statistics were remarkable, with almost a goal every 90 minutes. of Playing time the Bundesliga, with closer to 2 goals per 90 the Champions League. Bayern’s Robert Lewandowski was forced to leave last summer. the club decided against replacing the member and opted to put their faith in. Choupo-Moting.