Muller targets strong season end

After cruising to their fifth successive Bundesliga crown, FC Bayern Munchen forward Thomas Muller insists the Bavraian giants are ready to enjoy their football.

With the pressure lifted after securing the title last week against VfL Wolfsburg and being knocked out of the Champions League and DFB Cup; the Germany international forward feels Die Roten can now play with more freedom of expression at the Allianz Arena.

Carlo Ancelotti’s side have been widely criticised after being dumped out of the two competitions last week, while Muller has also received flak for his lack of goals this campaign.

“We just want to enjoy ourselves again. We have two home games left and we want to do something for our fans and put on a good show in them,” he told the club’s website.

“We want to show them we’re number one in Germany.”

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The 27-year-old has scored only five league goals this season, a stark contrast to the 20 he bagged under Pep Guardiola last campaign, but he still has a chance to finish the season with the most assists in the league. With 11 he trails RB Leipzig’s Emil Forsberg by four.

“Of course I’ll be trying to give my all in the next few games. Setting up and scoring goals are my main duties, there’s no denying that.

“But it wouldn’t mean anything to me to be the best assist provider. Football is a day-to-day business and I’ve never heard a song being sung for the player with the most assists.”

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