Lahm: Bayern are getting even stronger

The former Germany captain returned for his side’s 4-0 drubbing of Werder Bremen and says there is more to come from the reigning Bundesliga champions

Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm  is confident that his side can maintain their push to win all three competitions this season.

Lahm recovered from an ankle injury to make his first appearance since November on Saturday, coming on as a late substitute in Bayern’s 4-0 win at Werder Bremen as they consolidated their 14 point lead in the Bundesliga.

The retired Germany international said he was happy to make his return and believes his side will stay strong until the end of the season as they battle for the league, Champions League and DFB-Pokal.

“It was great for me to be back out on the pitch again after such a long period on the sidelines,” Lahm said, as reported by the Bundesliga’s official website.

“I have the team to thank for that because if the game had been a bit tighter I don’t think I’d have come on. 

“We have to win our games and it’ll be good when everyone starts returning to action again after the international break. 

“That’ll give the coach a lot of options and it’s also important that the players come back. 

“We hope to stay in the running for all competitions for a long time yet. That’ll mean we have a lot of games, which means it’ll be good to have everyone back. 

“It’s part and parcel of the game for some players to be dissatisfied if they’re not playing, but we’re at a top team and we need a big squad. 

“We’ve seen that over the last few weeks and we saw it again today.”

Bayern host Borussia Monchengladbach on March 22, before the international break.

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