The playmaker, the space interpreter and the matador. Bayern Munich trio James Rodriguez, Thomas Müller and Thiago all have their qualities - they can all play alongside one another in the same side - but who is the most effective in the hole behind Robert Lewandowski?

It's a question Jupp Heynckes will have to give serious thought to as the season rolls on, especially with Bayern competing for honours on all three fronts.

One thing is certain: whoever gets the nod, has the capability to decide a game with his eyes closed.