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Kovac believes Robben has a key position for Bayern

MUNICH, GERMANY - JANUARY 28: Arjen Robben battles for the ball during a FC Bayern Muenchen training session at Saebener Strasse training ground on January 28, 2019 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)
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The Croatian coach believes the Frenchman will play a significant role in the final stage of the 2018-2019 Bundesliga season.

Dutch playmaker Arjen Robben has been out of the field for the last four months, because of a calf injury.

And because his contract is running out at the end of the 2018-2019 German Bundesliga season, he fears he will not play another game for the Bavarians.

But manager Niko Kovac believes he will still have a chance to play for the Bavarians before his contract deal finishes.

“It’s very sad that Arjen has not been with us since November,” Kovac was quoted by Four Four Two.

“He always feels something, even though the doctors are giving positive signs. He just does not feel right at the moment.”

“The player is ultimately the one who knows and feels his body best. And at the moment, he doesn’t feel that he can train or play at a high level in the Bundesliga,” he added.

“My wish is that it works out in the next few days or even this season because Arjen deserves it. It would be nice if he could play again for Bayern.”

Arjen Robben has been with Bayern since 2009, after only two years with Real Madrid in the Spanish La Liga.

He has also played for Chelsea in the English Premier League, and Groningen and PSV in the Dutch Eredivisie.

“Two players got into a scuffle. We had a conversation as a three in which both players apologized for their behavior. They are very sorry for what happened. The matter is done and dusted now,” Kovac explained about the fight between Kingsley Coman and Robert Lewandowski.