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Former Chelsea wonderkid Jamal Musiala, 17, becomes Bayern Munich’s youngest ever goalscorer in Bundesliga

JAMAL MUSIALA became Bayern Munich's youngest-ever goalscorer in the Bundesliga with a strike in Friday's 8-0 win over Schalke.

The former Chelsea academy ace came off the bench to make history and also record a personal milestone with his first-ever senior goal.

Musiala only made his first-team debut in June, coming on as a sub for Bayern Munich in their 3-1 win over SC Freiburg in the Bundesliga.

The promising attacking midfielder, plucked from Chelsea's academy last summer, was a late replacement for club legend Thomas Muller with just a couple of minutes left on the clock.

It shows the potential the German giants see in the England youth star.

Earlier in June, Musiala scored his first two goals for the Bavarians, playing for their reserve side in Germany's third tier, 3.Liga.

His double in the 2-0 win over FSV Zwickau made him the second youngest goalscorer in the history of that competition - aged just 17 years and 98 days.

Although Musiala was just 45 days short of the record set by David Alaba, the impressive feat was not lost on Bayern's social media channels - with their official Twitter page sharing an image of Jamal with a lovestruck eyes emoji.


Despite Chelsea's desperate attempts to keep Musiala at Stamford Bridge on a long-term deal, the Stuttgart-born youngster signed for Bayern Munich in 2019 on a five-year-contract.

He joined the trend of English youngsters leaving the UK for Germany in search of first team football, including Jadon Sancho and Reiss Nelson.

And he could've had another Chelsea player sharing that experience with him.

Callum Hudson-Odoi, who like Jamal is repped by First Access Sports, was a chief target for the German champions around the same time, before they turned their attentions to Musiala and the England international signed a new deal with the Blues.


Although he was born in Germany, Musiala has starred for the Three Lions at youth level.

Astonishingly, he made his debut for the Under-15s at the tender age of 13.

While for the U16 side he scored three times in nine games, providing two assists. Musiala has since appeared for England's U17 team six times and scored twice.

However, he may be hedging his bets when it comes to international football.

The promising talent has also played twice for the German U16s, so expect a tug-of-war over his international future.


On June 3, Musiala made his professional debut over Preußen Münster in the 3. Liga - coming on as a sub in a 3-2 win.

A week later, he scored his first professional goals.

With Bayern struggling to break down FSV Zwickau, Musiala was introduced to proceedings replacing Malik Tillman after 57 minutes.

And he made the difference, with his two strikes coming in the 75th and 85th minutes to earn his side victory.


His boss Sebastian Hoeness praised Musiala's ice-cold demeanour after the game.

He revealed: "The boy is freezing cold. If you talk to him before the game, he appears focused, calm and reserved.

"But when he comes on the field, he literally explodes. That's exactly what we want to see from young players. They should take your heart in your hand and be brave."

He added: "We know that Jamal has great qualities with the ball. The boy helps us, so he deserves the chance.

"Against Zwickau, he rewarded himself and helped us a lot as a team, which makes me extremely happy."

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