Thomas Müller highly motivated for favourite opponents Werder Bremen

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When FC Bayern are away to Werder Bremen on Saturday afternoon (kick-off: 15:30 CET), one player in the record champions side should be particularly excited. The side from north Germany are favourite opponents for Thomas Müller The striker has not registered as many goal involvements in the Bundesliga against any other team as he has against Werder.

The 31-year-old looked suitably motivated in training on Thursday. At the session at Säbener Straße, Müller again and again shouted out commands as he led the way in terms of attitude and the joy of the game.

10 goals and 14 assists in 24 games against Bremen

Thomas Müller in training on Thursday -- the striker is ready for the clash with his favourite opponent.

The significance of Müller to the Bayern game has been demonstrated by the number 25 in recent weeks by his impressive performances. The game against Werder on Saturday has come at just the right time. Thomas Müller has scored ten goals in his previous 24 Bundesliga matches against the Green and Whites. Plus three goals in four DFB Cup ties. And Müller has done even better in terms of assists -- he has laid on 14 goals in the league against Werder. Since records have been kept, no other player in Germany's top flight have produced as many assists against an opponent as Müller has against Werder Bremen.

Facts and stats on the away game in Bremen: