Cologne The Cologne striker Anthony Modeste attributes his current top form to the support of coach Steffen Baumgart.
“He understood me. He sees that I’m working. He trusts me and lets me play. And I’ll pay back every coach who trusts me, ”said Modeste in an interview with“ Bild am Sonntag ”.
The 33-year-old Frenchman has already scored six goals for 1. FC Köln in the Bundesliga this season, and scored twice in the 2-2 draw in the Rhine derby against Bayer Leverkusen. He also scored a double when winning the DFB Cup at VfB Stuttgart.
Baumgart told him “what he wanted from me. And I told him what I want from him. In the conversation I realized that this is someone I would go to war with. “
When asked what his wife would say about the fact that he once said he “loved” his trainer, Modeste replied jokingly: “She is jealous of my trainer because I say so many nice words about him and after him Throw fools hearts. But it’s okay because it’s the coach and because I’m much better again. “
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