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Veart backs Irankunda to make an impression at Bayern

Carl Veart doubts Nestory Irankunda will be sent out on loan at Bayern Munich, backing Adelaide's teenage wonderkid to make an instant impact as he begins life at the Bundesliga giants.

Veart's comments come as Central Coast Mariners forward Alou Kuol, who followed a similar path to German football with Stuttgart, encouraged Irankunda to keep backing himself.

Irankunda played his last game for the Reds in Wednesday's 2-0 A-League Men loss that handed the Mariners the premiers' plate.

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Nestory Irankunda in action in his final game for the Reds against the Mariners. (Dan Himbrechts/AAP PHOTOS)

While the 18-year-old will play in the A-League All Stars fixture later this month, all eyes are on his impending move to Bayern and whether he will be a success.

Irankunda is the latest member of a long list of players saddled with the tag of Australian football's next great hope.

Kuol, younger brother Garang Kuol and Daniel Arzani, who have worn that mantle over recent years, have all had their challenges in adapting to European football.

But Veart believes, rather than being farmed out to a lower-level club, Irankunda can quickly translate his skills into German football.

"Nestory has come a long way this season," Veart said.

"My message to him is keep doing what he does.

"Everyone expects him to be a complete player but he's still an 18-year-old kid.

"He's going into a great environment and they're going to look after him.

"People ask me if they will loan him out but I have no doubt that when he gets there he'll surprise a lot of people."

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Mariners' Alou Kuol has encouraged the new young star to keep backing himself. (Darren Pateman/AAP PHOTOS)

Veart has encountered challenges with Irankunda but it is hoped the teenager can fulfil his immense potential in the Bavarian capital.

Kuol, meanwhile, believes Irankunda can successfully adapt to a country where he doesn't know the language or opposition players.

The 22-year-old Kuol was loaned back to the Mariners by Stuttgart after struggling for gametime.

"Just give it everything you've got, listen to the coaches, it's different over there because you're by yourself," Kuol told AAP.

"Always believe in yourself and what you can do and try to keep yourself happy.

"You've got to learn the culture, get around your teammates and find things outside of training, because it can get pretty lonely."