Bremen – Eight minutes in Dortmund, none in Frankfurt, then 16 against Hertha, four in Leverkusen and again none against Freiburg – these are the minutes, 28 in total, which Johannes Eggestein has collected at the last five Bundesliga matchdays for Werder Bremen.
That's not much. at Werder Bremen At the moment, the 21-year-old attacker does not go beyond the role of the supplementary player, and it does not really say much that changes in a timely manner. Trainer Florian Kohfeldt makes his protege Johannes Eggestein but courage.
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"It's not that he did not play at all," the coach starts, which sounds almost like a justification at first, because of course, Kohfeldt also knows that Johannes Eggestein In the past few weeks everything else was in the spotlight. Although "Jojo" is always among the players, "I think about it when it comes to starting goes ".
Most recently, however, the decision fell on the others Eggesteins direct competition, in particular: Milot Rashica. Leonardo Bittencourt. Davy Klaassen or on brother Maximilian Eggestein, "They have all done well in the last few weeks in the positions in which Jojo plays," said Kohfeldt, who has long made the still young midfielder Eggestein out of young center forward Eggestein.
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Players and coaches had "jointly stated" that Eggestein could better express his strengths if he did not with your back to the gate, say right in the center, acts. "It's a lot easier if he has the game in front of him," explains Koebfeldt, who has ordered Eggestein back a series to the eighth position, partly on the wing. Even there is Eggestein but "a Statements player", One who prefers to come into the penalty area without assignment and uses his unquestionably Torriecher.
This is the season Eggestein so far only rarely succeeded, His score so far is a goal scored on Matchday 1 at 1: 3 against Dusseldorf. Reads behaved and not necessarily after the next big step in the development, but that's not what Kohfeldt at Eggestein, as he explains. "Jojo's development is usually such that he reaches a plateau, that he will not leave. Then he stays a bit there and eventually comes next step"Says Kohfeldt – and states:" For me he is completely on schedule. He will become very important to us and has been so. "(Kni)
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