Bayern Munich’s Kingsley Coman is ready to leave football forever if he suffers another injury that would require surgery.
In an exclusive interview for TeleFoot, Coman insisted that if he ever needs to undergo surgery again, he would rather just walk away from the sport.
“It was a very difficult year,” Coman told TF1. “When I hurt myself, it was the end of the world for me.”
“I hope I don’t have to relive what I’ve been through. Enough is enough. I will not accept a third operation – it will mean maybe my foot is not made for this level.
“I will then lead another life, an anonymous life.”
Coman, 22, is considered one of Europe’s most talented youngsters and has already won league titles in three different leagues. The Frenchman joined Bayern in 2015 from Juventus and has been compared to his fellow compatriot, Franck Ribery.
After spending four months on the sidelines due to an ankle injury that required surgery, Coman appeared in Bayern’s last two matches. Injuries have haunted Kingsley Coman’s three-and-a-half years in Munich and he says that another serious injury would be the end to his career.
Coman hopes to hop back on the pitch for this week’s Champions League bout against Ajax.