Nigerian descent eagers to succeed Lewandowski at Bayern
Naija Players Abroad By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 10/01/2020
Nigerian descent Joshua Orobosa Zirkzee is eagers to succeed Robert Lewandowski at Bayern Munich when the Polish striker leaves Allianz Arena in the future.The 18-year-old Netherlands-born who rescued Bavarian twice after making headlines prior to the 2019-20 winter break when he came off the bench to score a Bundesliga debut goal with his first touch, and help the champions to a last-gasp win against Freiburg. Zirkzee's two substitute appearances have totalled eight minutes, but the forward scored again in the 2-0 league win over Wolfsburg, finding the back of the net after being on the pitch for two minutes to replace Barcelona on loan star Philippe Coutinho on both occasions.The forward now he hopes to be the first-choice striker someday after Lewandowski era has come to end with the German giant as he told Voetbal International via Bundesliga official website on some of the things he has learnt from the Polish striker, who is the Bundesliga’s all-time leading non-German marksman."His movement from crosses or how he moves between the lines. "His timing, how he shields the ball, his sprints towards goal – I’m taking in everything Lewandowski does.”"After I first trained with Bayern, I knew that’s who I wanted to join,” he added."I told myself, let me do three sessions – then I’ll decide if I’m good enough.