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Archives: Bayern Munich

Xabi Alonso admits playing for Pep Guardiola was pivotal in summer move

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Alonso

Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso has admitted the opportunity to work under Pep Guardiola was pivotal in his decision to leave Real Madrid last summer. After winning the club’s tenth European title, Alonso stunned Real Madrid supporters when it was learned the … Continue reading

European clubs preparing for summer battle over Brazilian midfielder Firmino

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Firmino

Some of Europe’s top clubs are preparing for a summer battle over Brazilian midfielder Firmino. Firmino has risen to fame in the Bundesliga this season while playing for Hoffenheim and scored the winning goal in Brazil’s 1-0 win over Chile at the … Continue reading

Bayern Munich eager to sign 15-year-old Croatian wonderkid Toni Trograncic

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Wonderkid

Fifteen-year-old Croatian wonderkid Toni Trograncic has taken part in a first-team training session with Bayern Munich. The club has been monitoring the young Croatian for quite some time and are eager to sign the midfielder after losing out to Real Madrid … Continue reading

Zinedine Zidane praises Bayern Munich during 3-day visit [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Zidane

Former World Cup winner and current Real Madrid Castilla head coach Zinedine Zidane has taken time during the international break to visit Bayern Munich and has praised the organization and family atmosphere at the German club. The legendary player was among … Continue reading

Bayern Munich searching for Pep Guardiola’s successor with contract renewal in doubt

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Bayern Munich have started the search for Pep Guardiola’s replacement since it is becoming increasingly unlikely the manager will extend his contract past the summer of 2016. According to various reports, Bayern executives have identified Borussia Monchengladbach coach Lucien Favre and … Continue reading

Real Madrid have held talks with Bayern Munich defender David Alaba, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Alaba

Real Madrid have held transfer talks with the agent of Bayern Munich defender David Alaba, according to the Spanish newspaper Marca. George Alaba, the player’s representative and father, held a meeting in Vienna with various Real Madrid officials to discuss … Continue reading

Pep Guardiola’s trip to Barcelona to blame for Bayern Munich’s shock loss

Posted on by David Bronstein
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Soccer often throws up surprises and one at the weekend in the Bundesliga was no exception. Tongues will wag and an inquest will be opened after Bayern Munich were left shell shocked after losing 2-0 at home to Borussia Mochengladbach. … Continue reading

Bayern Munich legend says patience with Louis van Gaal’s model will pay off

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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World Cup winner and five-time Bundesliga champion Paul Breitner believes Louis van Gaal’s previous success with Bayern Munich will be repeated at Manchester United provided the club maintains patience with the Dutchman’s model. Van Gaal was appointed Bayern Munich manager in 2009 and … Continue reading

Pep Guardiola to make Camp Nou return today after three year absence

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Barcelona

Pep Guardiola will return to the Camp Nou later today after a three year absence to watch the return leg between Barcelona and Manchester City. The Bayern Munich manager is taking advantage of a week without fixtures in order to scout potential … Continue reading

It’s all or nothing for Bayern Munich as they prepare for Shakhtar Donetsk

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Bayern

Bayern Munich enter Wednesday’s Champions League return leg against Shakhtar Donetsk knowing victory will ensure their passage to the next round of the competition. The German giants were held to a 0-0 draw by the Ukrainian champions in the first … Continue reading

Watch Hannover 1-3 Bayern Munich match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Bayern Munich took an even greater commanding lead at the top of the Bundesliga table today with a convincing 3-1 away win against Hannover ’96. However, it took one controversial penalty decision to give Bayern the decisive second goal. With … Continue reading

Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng reveals Barcelona snub

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng has revealed Barcelona tried to sign him last summer but the German international decided to remain with the Bundesliga champions. Boateng becomes the second defender in less than a week to confirm he turned down an … Continue reading

Bayern Munich playmaker Arjen Robben is arguably the world’s third best soccer player

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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When most athletes get to 30, they understand their athletic peak is coming to an end. Most teams in all sports leagues around the world start looking for successors to their superstars once they hit that benchmark. Or they sever … Continue reading

PSG vs Chelsea and Shakhtar vs Bayern; TV times and open thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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After a break of 69 days, the UEFA Champions League returns today with the beginning of the Round of 16 featuring Paris Saint-Germain against Chelsea and Shakhtar vs Bayern. Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States: Paris Saint-Germain … Continue reading

Shakhtar Donetsk coach says his team will be heroes if they beat Bayern Munich

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Shakhtar

Shakhtar Donetsk have not played a competitive game since the turn of the New Year. In fact, the Ukrainian champions’ last match was on December 14th against Porto on matchday six of the Champions League. Since that time, Shakhtar have competed in … Continue reading

Champions League preview, predicted lineups, TV schedule and predictions

Posted on by Matt Jones
Real

The knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League typically churns out some of the most dramatic soccer matches of the entire campaign and we don’t have to wait long until the last-16 gets underway. This season’s competition is packed with … Continue reading

Bayern Munich surpass Real Madrid as Champions League favorites

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Bayern

Before the start of the season, Real Madrid were joint-favorites with Bayern Munich to win the Champions League. Once the competition began, Carlo Ancelotti’s side attempted to prove to the bookmakers that they were the clear favorites by sweeping through the group … Continue reading