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Jamal Musiala confirms he will represent Germany over England

Jamal Musiala confirms he will represent Germany over England

Musiala shines for Bayern vs Lazio

Bayern Munich got their Champions League campaign back underway on Tuesday evening, vs Lazio.

The Germans hammered the Serie A outfit 4-1 away from home, all but guaranteeing their passage into the competition’s last-eight.

All of Robert Lewandowski, Leroy Sane and Jamal Musiala were on target for Hansi Flick’s side, with their 4th on the evening marked down as a Francesco Acerbi own goal.

After scoring Bayern’s second of the evening on Tuesday, meanwhile, it was revealed that Musiala had made history, in becoming the youngest English goalscorer in Champions League history:

Musiala to play for Germany

However, Musiala has now confirmed his intention to represent Germany, not England, at international level.

Musiala was born in Germany, and did not move to England until he was seven, where the attacking midfielder went on to further his development with both Southampton and Chelsea.

Due to the fact that he has a German mother and British-Nigerian father, though, Musiala could represent either country, which he has done at youth level.

But now, the 17-year-old has confirmed his intention to line out for Germany at senior level:

“What is best for my future? Where do I have more chances to play? In the end, I just listened to the feeling that over a long period of time kept telling me that it was the right decision to play for Germany, the land I was born in. Still, it wasn’t an easy decision for me.”

On England, Musiala added:

“England is home for me. It is difficult to find words for what England means for me because I have so many memories connected to very positive emotions.”

See also: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on chances of Amad Diallo starting for Man United vs Sociedad

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This article was edited by Conor Laird.

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