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Bundesliga Player of the Week – Bayern Munich’s Thiago Alcantara [Video]
Thiago Alcantara is having a dream debut season at the world and European champions.
After a brief settling in period, the Spaniard-Brazilian has gone on to become a key member of Pep Guardiola’s Bayern winning machine.
Doing the Barcelona school proud, Thiago Alcantara is averaging more than 80 passes a game, with a success rate of more than 90 per cent this season.
But Thiago even managed to up the ante at Hannover weekend, reaching a Xaviesque success rate of 96 per cent- earning him the accolade of Bundesliga player of the week.
Watch the Bundesliga video report into why Thiago won the award.
- Updated: February 25, 2014