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Tolisso concedes to seriously contemplating Bayern departure

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Corentin Tolisso admits he was ready to start searching for pastures new last season due to the limited chances at Bayern Munich.

Much was expected from Corentin Tolisso following his €42 million transfer from Olympique Lyon to Bayern Munich in the summer of 2017.

The Frenchman produced a remarkable return of 14 goals and seven assists in his final season at Ligue 1 and it was hoped to become and then remain a regular in the Bayern line-up for years to come.

The midfielder has somewhat managed to rise up to the expectations at the Allianz Arena, scoring 15 goals and 12 assists across 73 appearances, but fitness issues have massively hindered his development.

He has already been on the sidelines for a total of 319 days and has missed 55 games so far during his three years in Germany, as per Transfermarkt.

After missing a majority of the last season, he hit full recovery and was able to feature in the 8-0 annihilation of Schalke in the 2020/21 Bundesliga curtain-raiser on Friday.

“It’s true that we were asking questions, especially in January when I hardly played at all. It was the transfer period, the Euro was supposed to be played in June, a lot of questions were in my head,” Tolisso told Canal Plus.

“Afterwards, as I said, it was difficult at the beginning, I had this injury and after this injury, I had a discussion with the coach.

“I spoke with the coach who told me that he had confidence in me. So for me, everything is fine with him, with the club.”