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'The most extraordinary player in German football history': Thomas Muller hailed by former Bayern Munich boss Jupp Heynckes after illustrious career for both club and country Former manager Jupp Heynckes has described Thomas Muller as 'extraordinary' He says it is Muller's 'character and playing style' that make him so successful Muller has featured 525 times for the Bundesliga giants and won most trophies Heynckes also spoke fondly of Bayern Munich's Joshua Kimmich and Hani Flick

By Charlotte Daly For Mailonline

Published: 12:57 BST, 11 September 2020 | Updated: 13:02 BST, 11 September 2020

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Former Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes has described Thomas Muller as the 'most extraordinary player in German football history'.

Heynckes believes that Muller, who has earned 525 appearances for the Bundesliga giants, encompasses the 'right character and playing style' to succeed at the top.

Described at the 'driving force' behind the Bayern Munich team by his former manager, Muller has helped the club win: the Champions League twice; the DFB-Pokal six times; the UEFA Super Cup; the FIFA Club World Cup and five German Super Cups. 

Former Bayern manager Jupp Heynckes has described Thomas Muller as 'extraordinary'

Former Bayern manager Jupp Heynckes has described Thomas Muller as 'extraordinary'

He says it is Muller's 'character and playing style' that make him such a successful footballer

He says it is Muller's 'character and playing style' that make him such a successful footballer

Of those, his most recent triumph was at the Champions League this summer, having beaten Paris Saint-Germain in the final. 

Reflecting on the forward's success, Heynckes told DFL Magazine that Muller is the 'most extraordinary

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