FC Basel – Alexander Frei: It would be in the hands of the Swiss Bayern… – FUSSBALL INTERNATIONAL

Will the former BVB goalscorer seize the younger stars and expertise in the Bundesliga in Switzerland? Alex Frey has been the coach of FC Basel since July and has former gamers from Germany’s prime golf equipment at his disposal.

Below: Jean-Kevin Augustin. In 2017, RB Leipzig purchased the then 20-12 months-outdated footballer from PSG for 16 million euros. After two disappointing seasons, the striker was loaned out to Monaco and Leeds earlier than being bought to Nantes. Augustin got here to “Basel” in the summer season.

In SPORT BILD, his new coach explains why he believes in the French, what he needs to do with the German expertise and the way he received Swiss star Noah Okafor on the proper observe.

About Alex Frey…

… working with prime expertise as an expert coach: “The large job is to curb the boys’ impatience, however to not eradicate their greed. Some skills assume three good video games are sufficient to get to the subsequent step. What has modified in the switch habits of golf equipment is the nice benefit of younger gamers: In the previous you got the present state of affairs, right now you purchase the potential. It just isn’t straightforward for a coach to take motion when gifted gamers acknowledge their potential early. You must discover a good combine of carrot and stick when working with them.”

… Jean-Kevin Augustin, who purchased one million {dollars} in Leipzig: “Jean-Kevin is a really delicate boy with a superb character. He feels soccer, intuitively solves many issues on the area. Jean-Kevin is aware of FC Basel is his final likelihood to get again on observe in his profession. He is an ideal instance of the issues going through expertise at large golf equipment right now. If somebody at the age of 18 is taking part in with all the greatest stars in PSG gymnastics, abruptly earns as a lot per 12 months as everybody else in his skilled life, goes to Leipzig for one million switch at the age of 20 – then I perceive that it doesn’t at all times occur. concentrate on the necessary issues, set the flawed priorities, and really feel such as you’ve already accomplished it. Jean-Kevin is aware of that he has made a number of errors in his life and doesn’t need to repeat them. So I mentioned, “I need to work with him.” My objective is to carry it again to the place it belongs as a result of of its potential. But it isn’t sufficient if I strive laborious, he has to succeed. It’s been a pleasure working with him daily up to now and I’m positive he’ll be again at a world stage membership.”

… midfielder Adriano Onyegbule (16), new signing from RB Leipzig: “He is a promising participant. The query for such a younger footballer is whether or not he’ll instantly take up the depth of skilled soccer or not. In phrases of his capabilities, Adriano can simply compete with professionals. “If a participant performs persistently, I do not care if he is 16 or 25, he’ll get his share.”

Forward Bradley Fink (19) from BVB: “Bradley has one thing you do not study: that objective intuition. He scored persistently in all ages group. Often attacking expertise scores extra objectives at U15 or U17, much less at U19 and extra at U23. Bradley can also be bodily robust, so he can show himself to the execs straight away.”

… defender Noah Katterbach, mortgage participant from 1 FC Köln: “Noy is an excellent participant. One factor he should study rapidly is to be constant. Then he’ll be a very attention-grabbing particular person and a powerful participant in the Bundesliga.”

… RB Salzburg’s Swiss goalie Noah Okafor, who has attracted curiosity from some prime golf equipment (together with Dortmund): “I used to be his coach at the age of U18 in the Basel membership. At that point, regardless of Noah’s expertise, not many wager on him. He had an excessive amount of nonsense in his head, he did not perceive what soccer required. I talked to him lots and defined: “You determine the place your journey will take you. Or for those who do what I say – tips on how to behave as a younger participant, tips on how to prepare, tips on how to put together and monitor coaching, tips on how to eat – you should have an excellent profession. Otherwise, you are at all times injured and taking part in in the second-highest Swiss league.” Noah understood this and carried out it. The subsequent step is essential for his profession progress. Noah wants to decide on a membership that fits his type of play. It can occur at BVB.”

… Bern midfielder Fabian Rieder (20), a goal for Bayern and Real Madrid: “There is one participant in the Swiss league who I can say has an excellent sporting future forward of him. Fabian Rieder takes. He would be in good hands at Bayern. In such a prime crew, he may have lots of basic gamers round him and can develop tremendously round them.”


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