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Kingsley Coman: 'I love the Bundesliga'

When Kingsley Coman moved to FC Bayern München last summer, even the young starlet himself could not have imagined that the 2015/16 campaign would prove to be his breakthrough season.

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The 19-year-old has risen to the challenge of competing for minutes among the Bavarians’ star-studded squad, contributing six goals and 11 assists in 27 appearances in all competitions and making his debut for the French national team to boot.

In Les Bleus' squad once more for the upcoming international break, strong performances for club and country have given the dynamic winger reason to be confident of featuring for his country on home soil at UEFA EURO 2016. Talking exclusively to bundesliga.com, the Paris native discussed why he is so happy in Munich, how he is handling his newfound popularity and why he still has a lot to learn.

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bundesliga.com: Kingsley Coman, you have just enjoyed a fantastic week, which included wins over SV Werder Bremen and 1. FC Köln in the Bundesliga as well as qualification for the UEFA Champions League quarter finals at the expense of Juventus FC. What did you make of it all?

Kingsley Coman: It was, without a doubt, the best week since I’ve been playing for FC Bayern. First I provided three assists against Werder, then I grabbed a goal and an assist against Juventus and finished by completing the full 90 minutes in Cologne. Honestly, I’ve got to say that I’m spent and that this international break has come at just the right time.