Tuchel Set to Axe Muller From First Team As Bayern Munich Set for Major Shake Up

Tuchel Set to Axe Muller From First Team As Bayern Munich Set for Major Shake Up

Chukwu Ikechukwu
June 2, 2023 at 10:45 AM
  • Thomas Tuchel is set to embark on a shake-up of Bayern Munich ahead of the 2023/24 season
  • Thomas Muller is said to be one major casualty of the planned shake-up by Bayern's manager
  • The Bavarians retained the Bundesliga title after edging out Borussia Dortmund on the final day

Thomas Muller might have won an incredible 12 Bundesliga titles after Bayern Munich clinched another domestic league title last weekend, but his time at the club is uncertain.

Bayern intends to shake up things at the club next season, having struggled for consistency, with the Bavarians managing to nick one title out of a possible three in the past season.

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Thomas Muller is set to be excluded from Thomas Tuchel's first team next season. Photo by Markus Gilliar
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According to SB Nation, Thomas Tuchel is set to axe Muller from his ideal starting XI for the 2023/24 season, as the Germany legend has fallen down the pecking order at the Allianz Arena.

The former Chelsea manager is hoping Bayern will land Juventus forward, Dusan Vlahovic in the summer to add impetus to the club’s attack, which has lacked a natural goal-poacher since the exit of Robert Lewandowski.

Muller only managed seven Bundesliga goals and created eight assists this season for Bayern Munich in 27 appearances.

Muller contemplating future at Bayern

Meanwhile, Muller is considering his future at Bayern Munich after being reduced to an option from the bench under coach Tuchel, Fansided reports.

The 2014 World Cup winner could be one of the high-profile departures from the Allianz Arena, as he wants regular game time and the chance to compete for big trophies.

Muller is yet to hold talks with the Bayern hierarchy about his future, although it is believed the Bundesliga champios would not mind parting ways with the 33-year-old forward this summer.

Muller sets amazing Bundesliga record

Earlier, Sports Brief reported on Muller becoming the most successful player in Bundesliga history after helping Bayern Munich win their 11th German league title in a row.

The Bavarians dramatically won the league, needing a late goal from Jamal Musial to defeat FC Koln and overtake Borussia Dortmund at the top of the league table on the final matchday.

German forward, Muller is now the only player in the history of the Bundesliga to win 12 top flight league titles, one more than teammate, Manuel Neuer, who has won 11 trophies.

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