FC Bayern München winger Kingsley Coman is looking forward to working with new head coach Carlo Ancelotti, who he knows from their time together at Paris Saint-Germain.
Ancelotti was in charge of the Ligue 1 champions when Coman was coming through the youth ranks and even handed the Frenchman his professional debut at the age of 16 back in 2013.
The 20-year-old has come a long way since then, having played for both Juventus and Bayern in the interim, and made his senior debut for France, while Ancelotti was in charge of Real Madrid.
Coman says he only has good memories of his time playing under the Italian and is looking forward to working with him again at the Allianz Arena.
"I was really pleased when I heard Ancelotti would replace [Pep] Guardiola. I know him from my time with PSG and have nothing but fond memories of him," Coman told the official Bundesliga website.
"He is a great coach and a wonderful human being. Communication is really important to him. His door is always open to anyone. He never raises his voice, he is a natural leader. He can deal with every kind of person.
"He is very experienced, which means it is nearly impossible to surprise him. He is extremely professional. He always wants his team to be in control. He is very flexible tactically and always comes up with some new tactical idea.
"It's definitely not a bad thing for me that I worked with Ancelotti before. He gave me the chance when I was just 16. But I know that I will have to work hard to achieve my goals.
"I was happy with my first season at Bayern, but I want more next year. We are very ambitious and I have no doubt Ancelotti is the right man for us."