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Gomez: Strikers like me are essential

March 21, 2013
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez believes a target man like him will always be needed in the game.

Gomez, 27, has not had the best of seasons after ankle surgery just days before the start of the current campaign ensured he would be out of action for several months. The Germany international has featured in just 14 Bundesliga games since recovering, while only making five starts for Bayern.

Despite hitting seven goals in that time, Gomez has still had to face criticism for ...

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