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Classics: "New Edin Dzeko" - Why FC Bayern so hot on Ricardo Pepi is

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FC Bayern has with Robert Lewandowski currently probably the best center tower in its own ranks. A comfortable situation on which one can not rest. The top scorer is finally 33 years old and will be replaced sooner or later. To find a suitable successor, the responsible persons make their view wander over the big pond.

US-Youngster Ricardo Pepi steht auf der Wunschliste des FC Bayerns | Brad Smith/ISI Photos/GettyImages © Provided by 90min US Youngster Ricardo Pepi is on the wish list of FC Bayern | Brad Smith / ISI Photos / Gettyimages

The list of potential Lewandowski successors fills slowly, but safe. In addition to Königslass Erling Haaland , Wackelkandidat Timo Werner and Youngster Karim Adeyemi, FC Bayern should have a growing interest in 18-year-old Ricardo Pepi .

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According to the English newspaper The Athletic, the Bavarians in Americans have found a traditional center-to-center or a classic number nine, which would fit the perfectly in the Munich system.

FC Bayern interested in Pepi: The new Edin Dzeko?

FC Bayern has already taken advantage of his cooperation with FC Dallas and invited Pepi into trial in January 2021. There, the attacker convinced with its speed and fast turns, which are paired with a size of 1.85 meters form a promising package. The Munich officers should have reminiscent of Edin Dzeko and to the player's jump to the professionals in three years.

The Munich wanted to keep the US boy right away and play in the second team, but Dallas set up his veto and called for the player. In the Major Soccer League succeeded the youngster then the breakthrough with so far 13 goals in 27 games.

Although Pepi has extended his contract this summer until 2026, he could be a topic of Bayern again in winter. The player himself should not be a change.

Pepi raves from Bavaria trial: "One of the best experiences in my life"

"That was one of the best experiences I've made in my life. These are moments that are remembered forever. These are learning experiences Who one can collect many information about the style of play in Europe, "he recalled his trial training.

For short or long, his path will be with certainty to Europe. FC Bayern is likely to have the best cards. Whether Pepi really can replace Robert Lewandowski one day, but is far from being foreseeable.

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