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Archives: Bayern Munich

Ranking the 5 Best Defensive Partnerships In Europe

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The following defensive partnerships are based on current club form and collaborative performances over the past three seasons. Also taken into account is the overall strength of the leagues these defensive unions compete in, as well as any domestic and … Continue reading

Bayern Munich Chairman Says Louis Van Gaal Has A Huge Ego And Wanted to Van Gaal-ize Club

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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In an interview with the German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel, Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has criticized Louis van Gaal by saying he has a “huge ego” and that the current Manchester United manager wanted to “Van Gaal-ize” the Bundesliga … Continue reading

Bayern Munich’s Domestic Stranglehold is the Only Factor Preventing European Domination

Posted on by Matt Jones
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Just over 13 months ago, Bayern Munich produced the kind of performance that makes soccer supporters revere in awe at what they’re witnessing. The Bavarians dismantled Manchester City 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium, taking the English outfit apart with a display … Continue reading

Top 5 Clubs Most Likely to Win UEFA Champions League, According to Latest Odds

Posted on by Chris McFarland
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The 2014/2015 UEFA Champions League is halfway through the group stage and it is time to review the tournament to date. Are there any major surprises? What team is most likely to win the entire tournament? To find out the … Continue reading

Analyzing Who Should Have Made The Ballon d’Or Candidates Shortlist

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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FIFA’s annual Ballon d’Or shortlist inevitably divides opinion. From the widespread disgust that Wesley Sneijder didn’t receive the award for his outstanding 2010 campaign, where he led his club side, Internazionale, to Champions League glory and then his national side, … Continue reading

Catching Up With the Bundesliga, Gameweeks 1-7

Posted on by Jacob Dorman
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In the Bundesliga, there is an inevitable end, and it is dressed in red and blue — Bayern Munich will win the league. This does not make the league any less exciting though, and as we take a breather for … Continue reading

Bayern Munich Reaping The Benefits Of A Rewarding Summer Transfer Window

Posted on by Ben Rosener
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In transfer windows, elite teams generally spend more money than their lesser counterparts. This is due to more success and larger war chests. Bayern Munich has pulled something of a U-turn on that school of thought. The team had to … Continue reading

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Thinks Pep Guardiola Made ‘Bad Decisions’ During Their Time At Barcelona

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is rarely at a loss for words. The Sweden international has never had particularly kind words for Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola, since both the player and manager spent time working together while at Barcelona five years ago. … Continue reading

UEFA Champions League Preview – Bayern Munich vs Manchester City

Posted on by Sam Okpo
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This is the latest installment of Bayern Munich and Manchester City duel. For many pundits it’s the established against the upcoming or as others say, the serial Champions League finalists up against the group stage enthusiasts. In a sense Bayern … Continue reading

AS Roma President Calls Mehdi Benatia ‘Poison’ And Speaks Out Against His ‘Lies’

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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AS Roma president James Pallotta has released a statement hitting out at Mehdi Benatia and accused his former defender of lying. Benatia told the German publication Kicker that he had intended to stay with Roma this summer, but it was the Italian … Continue reading

Franck Ribéry Will Face Suspension If He Refuses To Play For French National Team

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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UEFA President, Michel Platini, threatened to punish Franck Ribéry if he refuses to play for the French National team. In an interview with the German Newspaper, Bild, Platini stated that according to the FIFA Statutes Ribéry must answer Didier Dechamps … Continue reading

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Winners of the 2014 Summer Transfer Window

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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1. Chelsea Players In Diego Costa-£32million Cesc Fabregas-£30million Filipe Luis-£15.8million Loic Remy-£10.5million Mario Pasalic-£3million Didier Drogba-Free Transfer Players Out David Luiz-£50million Romelu Lukaku-£28million Demba Ba-£4.7million Frank Lampard-Free Transfer Ashley Cole-Free Transfer Chelsea have had what can only be described as … Continue reading

Julian Green Leaving Bayern Munich For One Year Loan To Hamburger SV

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Julian Green from the United State’s Men’s National Team and Bayern Munich will be leaving Bayern to join Hamburger SV for a one-year loan deal, as confirmed by his father’s twitter as well as Sven Töllner of Sky Sports earlier … Continue reading

Xabi Alonso On The Verge Of £5million Switch To Bayern Munich, Say Reports

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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It appears Xabi Alonso isn’t finished making news today. Fresh from the announcement that he has retired from international competition, Alonso is reportedly on the verge of a £5 million move to Bayern Munich, according to stories emanating from Germany and … Continue reading

AS Roma And Bayern Munich Agree £24 Million Fee For Mehdi Benatia, Say Reports

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The transfer saga of AS Roma defender Mehdi Benatia has finally come to a conclusion as reports in Italy and Germany have stated the Serie A side and Bayern Munich have agreed a £21million fee plus £3.2m in add-ons for the player. … Continue reading

Bayern Munich 2014/15 Season Preview: Pep Focuses on Champions League Title

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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The two-time reigning Bundesliga champions are heading into their upcoming campaign as the heavy favorites to retain the trophy and have a three-peat, which is something the Miami Heat couldn’t do. The real narrative of Die Roten’s season will be … Continue reading

AS Roma Officials Open Talks With Manchester United Regarding Mehdi Benatia, Say Reports

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Reports of Mehdi Benatia joining Bayern Munich from AS Roma appear to have been premature, as the defender’s transfer saga continues with more twists. The Morocco international was rumored to make the switch to Manchester United on Saturday, then speculation … Continue reading

Bayern Munich Agrees Deal to Sign United Target Mehdi Benatia, Says Report

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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In a transfer saga that has taken multiple turns thus far this summer, it appears as if we are closer to knowing the future of AS Roma defender Mehdi Benatia with French newspaper L’Equipe suggesting an agreement had been reached … Continue reading