The goal in the Bundesliga It is no longer a two-player thing. TO Lewandowski and Haaland They have come up with a competitor who threatens to fight the trophy for the top scorer of Germany: Patrik Schick. The 25-year-old forward has started the season like an airplane in the Leverkusen with whom he has scored twelve goals this season, four of which he scored against Fürth last weekend. It is not the first time that the Czech is placed in the same showcase as the great stars. In the Eurocup he scored four goals, the same as Lukaku and one less than Cristiano, top scorer of the tournament.

Photo de Schick

Son of two pastry chefs, it is paradoxical how long it took Schick in sweetening his career in the elite. In his time as sports director of the Roma, Monchi he noticed him when he was active in the Sampdoria. He ‘stole’ it from the Juventus, who was going to pay 30 million for the striker, but finally the bianconeri they rejected his signing because they detected heart problems. Monchi even said of that operation that it was the one he was most proud of, but things did not turn out as expected. In two years he barely scored eight goals and was in the shadow of Dzeko. So Schick packed his bags and went to the Leipzig, where NagelsmannAn expert in young talents, he also couldn’t get the most out of it. Even so, he scored ten goals in the 22 games he played.

Leverkusen Shield / Flag

His bitterness ended when he arrived at Leverkusen last season for $ 26.4 million. In the aspirin team he has played 51 games and has scored 25 goals. To that must be added his magnificent Eurocup, from which he also came out with four goals and a record: that of the goal scored from the furthest distance (45.2 meters) in the history of the tournament, for which, to make matters worse, he is nominated to the award Puskas. The icing on the cake.