Jansen relishing duel

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Bayern Munich full-back Marcell Jansen is relishing the competition he faces for the left-back berth from Germany team-mate Philipp Lahm.

The pair were the German champions´ first-choice full-backs last season, but with Willy Sagnol the front-runner for the right-back slot under new coach Jurgen Klinsmann, Jansen knows he faces a fight for first-team football.

But the 22-year-old insisted he was not daunted by the task of competing for the place with one of the favourites to be Bayern´s new captain. He said: "Whether it be for the national team or at club level, the battle for places is always hard,"

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