- Dayot Upamecano is enjoying a good spell of form at Bayern Munich thanks to his new development plans
- Bayern Munich defender Upamecano has fought his way back into the French national team
- An opera singer, personal chef and fitness trainer have helped Upamecano turn his game around
Dayot Upamecano is focusing on becoming a better player, but some of his methods may seem unorthodox.
The French defender is enjoying a better second season at Bayern Munich due to his new approach.
As reported by Bavarian Football Works, Upemacano is dedicated to personal development. One of the most unorthodox ways in which he's developed as a player is by hiring an opera singer.
An opera singer, you say?
Yes, Upemacano hired an opera singer from Leipzig to help with his vocal technique.
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The defender explained that he struggled with pain in his vocal cords before and after the games. With the help of the opera singer, Upemacano was taught how to use his vocal cords more gently and also to have more volume in his voice.
He also hired a personal chef and fitness trainer to aid with his speed and agility levels.
His hard work is already paying off and has seen him earn a place back in Didier Deschamps' French squad. He's also put himself in line to be called up for the World Cup.
Upemacano has also impressed for Bayern Munich, thanks to his new demeanor.
As noted by Transfermarkt, he’s played every minute of Bayern’s games in the league thus far, and he’s appeared in both Champions League games they have played as well.
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Bayern Munich CEO, Oliver Khan is optimistic the Bundesliga giants will bounce back to winning ways soon, following the Bavarians' first loss of the season to Augsburg on Saturday, September 17.
The German champions have now failed to win in four consecutive matches in the Bundesliga for the first time in 20 years following last weekend’s defeat.
Khan has now backed embattled manager, Julian Nagelsmann despite the poor results in the league, revealing that the club’s board still has faith in their manager, Sports Brief earlier reported.