After being presented as the club’s latest acquisition, Lucas Hernandez says that he always dreamed to play for a club like Bayern Munich.
Last March, rumors had claimed that Lucas Hernandez would sign for Bayern Munich. The Bavarians were eager to sign the France international who had a really great World Cup with Les Bleus in Russia.
Indeed, Bayern paid the player’s release clause and ensured that they signed him before anyone else. It was a little surprising since Lucas Hernandez was seen as the future of Atletico Madrid.
For many people, moving from Atletico Madrid to Bayern Munich doesn’t necessarily represent a great leap forward in a playing career from a purely sporting point of view.
However, for the defender, Bayern Munich was the right call.
During his presentation, Lucas Hernandez revealed that Bayern Munich was a club of his dreams.
“It was something very big when my agent told me that Bayern was interested. When you’re young, you dream of clubs like Bayern and obviously these dreams come true when you work hard,” Hernandez said as reported by Foot Mercato.
“I have to thank the club for giving me the chance to sign for them. For me, it was clear from the start. This is one of the best clubs in the world, its record shows that. A club that fights to win everything, everyone knows it and that’s how it perceived worldwide. It’s true that Bayern made a big effort to sign me. Now it’s up to me to demonstrate that I’m worth it.”
However, Lucas Hernandez isn’t sure if he will ever be able to fill in the illustrious boots of the likes of Bixente Lizarazu or Franck Ribery.
“I think of players like Ribery ot Lizarau, who have won a lot of titels here. I have not been here for long but I have already felt the feeling of belonging that’s in this club. I have not had the opportunity to speak with the coach yet.”