Coman: No regrets over PSG departure

On-loan Bayern München youngster Kingsley Coman says he does not regret leaving Paris Saint-Germain after earning his first France call-up.

The 19-year-old was an academy graduate at Parc des Princes, but left for Juventus in search of first-team opportunities in 2014.

Coman eventually joined Bayern on a two-year loan deal during the off-season and he has proved a revelation under Pep Guardiola at the Allianz Arena.

And the forward does not feel he would have earned his maiden call-up for France's friendlies against Germany and England if he had not left PSG.

"I left Juventus for a chance to play in a team that suits me more," Coman said at a press conference. "I knew I would play a bit more [at Bayern] because the team is more suited to my qualities.

"I am very glad I was at Juventus, it was very positive for me as I got more playing time and was considered a true professional player, not just a player at the training centre like at PSG.

"My reasons [for leaving PSG] are very long but I was considered a youngster coming out of the academy and I felt that whatever I did it was not possible to win my place in the group.

"I learned a lot tactically [at Juve]. I was playing in the centre and I had to learn to stand out without the ball. I have nothing bad to say about them.

"I do not regret my choice, I am only at the beginning of my career and we'll see if I made the right choice. For me, I was right to leave [PSG]."

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