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The French defender, who is currently injured, will conclude his tie with Atlético de Madrid until June, to be a Bayern Munich player starting in July.
Lucas François Bérnard Hernández, better known as Lucas Hernández, was born in France on February 14, 1996. He arrived at Atletico Madrid when he was only 11 years old and was not invisible in the eyes of fans and his coaches profiled with a perfect candidate to be part of the first team of Club Atlético de Madrid, according to the Marca website. His final entry into the first division of Atlético de Madrid took place in the 2015/2016 season.
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In the same publication of Marca, they indicate that Hernández defines himself as "a modern center, of those who like to go to the direct duel with the opponent," and this has been demonstrated in each of the games. In the Sport newspaper, they mention how their technicians define it as "a classic powerhouse, aggressive in the brand and expeditious. He has a large span and is left-handed. "
In his family, soccer is every day because his father Jean-François Hernández was a great soccer player and one of his references and role models. Jean-François played at Atlético de Madrid, in the 2000/2001 season, at that time the team participated in the Second Division, according to Divinity. His brother Theo Hernandez, a year younger than him, plays for Real Sociedad and according to the publication of Sport, many teams in Europe have their eyes on him.
A few days ago, the signing of Lucas Hernández by the German club Bayern de Munich became official, reported Sport. Bayern will pay a total of 80 million euros for the recision clause to Atlético de Madrid, which makes it the most expensive player in the Bundesliga. In statements offered to the official channel of the club, as cited in Sport, Hernandez was excited by the entrance to Bayern: "Today is a significant day in my football career." Bayern Munich is one of the best clubs in Europe, and I am proud to be able to fight for all titles with Bayern in the future... Atletico will always be part of me; now I am happy to take the next step in Bayern. "
¡El #FCBayern ficha a @LucasHernandez! El Campeón del Mundo de 23 años firma un contrato de 5 años, hasta el 30.6.2024!— FC Bayern Español (@FCBayernES) 27 de marzo de 2019
(En breve todos los detalles).#MiaSanMia #ServusLucas pic.twitter.com/JIfAhHnGOY
Prior to the signing, in the medical examination it was determined that Hernandez broke the internal ligament of the right knee so he must undergo surgery and he will no longer be able to play with the club "rojiblanco" but after his recovery he will join The ranks of Bayern, according to El País, according to statements by club doctor Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Wohlfahrt are expected to be ready for next season: "In my opinion, it will be ready for the start of next season."
Hernandez, currently world champion with the French national team, according to information published by El Mundo de España, is the most expensive player sold by Atlético and also became the second most costly center in history, after Virgil Van Dijk, when Liverpool paid in December 2017 to Southampton 84.5 million for the Dutch. During his time at Atlético de Madrid since the 2015/2016 season he participated in 108 matches (including LA League, Champions League, International Champions Cup, Copa del Rey, European Supercup and the European League), with only one goal scored in The Spanish League in the 2018/2019 season and 27 shots of which 4 went to the goal according to ESPN statistics.
According to an analysis published in 20minutes, based on statistics provided by Driblab (a company that analyzes data and generates information of the players) they indicate that Lucas stands out concerning the other centers in tackles and recoveries, however in the game aerial is not so outstanding. To others, they make a comparison with Sergio Ramos, who surpasses him in many aspects (Passes, construction, aerial duels, interceptions) but Hernandez overcomes him in tackles and fouls.
Bayern Munich is looking to renew their squad, according to El Espectador, sports director Hasan Salihamidzic said: "Lucas can play both central and left-back, he adapts to our tradition of great French players," as well as the club. He signed Benjamin Pavard recently, right back. Also, they will share the field with Niklas Süle and Joshua Kimmich that do not surpass the 24 years of age.
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