Bayern Munich Rumors & News

  • Liverpool and Arsenal join Bayern Munich in the race to sign Juventus star Kingsley Coman

    talkSport "The 19-year-old Juventus star is billed as one of the hottest properties in European football but has reportedly revealed his frustration at a lack of game time in Turin. Speculation is mounting that Germany World Cup winner Mario Gotze could join the Italian double winners this summer, opening..." July 27

  • Bayern Munich turn down record Manchester United bid for Muller

    ESPN FC "Here's something massive (well, potentially) via Sport1 in Germany... Manchester United have reportedly had a record bid turned down by Bayern Munich for their 25-year-old, do-it-all forward, Thomas Muller. The paper is claiming that Louis van Gaal and Co. have offered €one hundred million..." July 21

  • Bayern Munich agree $43.2 million deal with Juventus for Arturo Vidal

    Pro Soccer Talk "Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal is closing in on a move to Bayern Munich. Vidal, 28, starred for Chile as they won the Copa America for the first-time ever this summer, but the man they call “King Arthur” has told Juventus he wants to leave the reigning Italian champions and head back to the..." July 20

  • Louis Van Gaal wants two more signings for Manchester United with Bayern duo top of list

    The Express "MANCHESTER UNITED boss Louis Van Gaal is looking for two more players to complete his summer shopping spree after warning that the club must never again finish outside the top three. Van Gaal is irked that United face a potentially hazardous two legged play off next month to qualify for the..." July 19

  • Arturo Vidal close to £28m Bayern Munich move with Mario Gotze heading to Juventus

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich are moving quickly to replace Bastian Schweinsteiger as they close in on a move for Arturo Vidal, according to reports in Italy. The Juventus star is thought to be nearing a move to the Bundesliga champions in a deal worth £28million. This will be a hammer blow for some of the..." July 16

  • Manchester United warned Robert Lewandowski would cost over £35m

    Sky Sports "Manchester United would have to fork out over £35m if they wanted to prise striker Robert Lewandowski away from Bayern Munich, his agent has warned. It has been suggested that United boss Louis van Gaal could try to sign the Polish striker as a replacement for Robin van Persie who has signed a..." July 15

  • Report: Manchester United to sign Bayern's Bastian Schweinsteiger

    The Guardian "Manchester United have had a bid accepted by Bayern Munich for the midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, according to reports in Germany. The 30-year-old has been offered a three-year contract worth £140,000 a week according to Bild and would become Louis van Gaal’s third signing of the summer for..." July 11

  • Stoke agree £12m deal for Inter Milan star Xherdan Shaqiri

    The Express "The Swiss midfielder has struggled to make his mark in Serie A after signing from Inter Milan last January. And Stoke are believed to have offered the former Bayern Munich man a quick escape route, making a £12m offer for the 23-year-old. Italian publication Calciomercato claims the Potters..." July 09

  • Chelsea boost as Juve look to beat Arsenal and Man Utd to Mario Gotze

    The Express "Gotze's agent hit out at Pep Guardiola this week, claiming the Spaniard had 'ruined' his client. Reports this morning claimed that Manchester United had discussed a swap deal that would see Gotze arrive at Old Trafford in exchange for Angel Di Maria. Arsenal are also thought to be keen on..." July 08

  • Mehdi Benatia fuels Bayern exit talk by claiming everybody "dreams" of playing for Real Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Bayern Munich defender Mehdi Benatia has fuelled speculation that he could be on his way out of the club after just one season with the Bundesliga giants. The defender made just 24 appearances for Pep Guardiola's side last season following his big money move from Italian side Roma. Benatia..." July 08

  • Mario Gotze's agent says he needs more support at Bayern Munich

    ESPN FC "Mario Gotze's agent has criticised Bayern Munich for not giving the Germany international enough support last season. Gotze, who threw a bad first pitch at a Los Angeles Dodgers game on Friday, failed to set the Bundesliga alight in his first full campaign after his World Cup-winning goal and..." July 05

  • Bastian Schweinsteiger told to make up his mind over Bayern Munich future

    Daily Mirror "Pep Guardiola has piled the pressure on Manchester United target Bastian Schweinsteiger to decide on his future. United want to sign the Germany World Cup-winning midfielder in what would be a stunning coup for Louis van Gaal's side. Van Gaal, who converted Schweinsteiger from a wide player..." July 02

  • Manchester United boosted as Bayern Munich rule out move for Angel Di Maria

    Daily Star "Recent reports have suggested the Bundesliga club giants are eager to sign the 27-year-old as cover for Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery. But according to Guardiola, the Bavarians are not interested in landing the former Real Madrid star, who moved to Old Trafford last summer for a record British..." July 02

  • Brazil’s Douglas Costa confirms Bayern Munich interest but no deal yet

    The Guardian "The Brazil international Douglas Costa has confirmed that the German champions, Bayern Munich, are interested in signing him but that no deal was yet on the table. The 24-year-old attacking midfielder, who plays for Shakhtar Donetsk, said talks had taken place between the Ukrainian club and the..." June 30

  • Man United dealt massive blow in race for Bayern Munich ace Jerome Boateng

    Daily Star "United are being strongly linked in Germany with Bayern Munich’s World Cup-winning defender. But Sherin Senler, mother of Boateng’s twin children, was understood to be miserable in Manchester four years ago when he was at City. Sherin was pregnant at the time and was delighted to return to..." June 21

  • Manchester United confident on transfer of Bastian Schweinsteiger as his Bayern deal enters final year

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are nearing a £7.5million deal for Bayern Munich star Bastian Schweinsteiger, writes Steve Bates in the Sunday People. Old Trafford boss Louis van Gaal is confident he can lure his former player away from the Allianz Arena and transfer negotiator Ed Woodward has been tasked..." June 21

  • Bastian Schweinsteiger told to "seriously consider" Old Trafford switch

    Daily Mirror "German legend Lothar Matthaus says the Bayern Munich midfielder should think about joining the Red Devils this summer Bastian Schweinsteiger has been told to give "serious consideration" to a summer switch to Manchester United. The Bayern Munich midfielder has just a year remaining on his..." June 17

  • Bayern Munich will only sell Bastian Schweinsteiger to Manchester United if star asks to leave this summer

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich will only countenance selling Bastian Schweinsteiger if the German World Cup winner asks to leave the club this summer. The 31-year-old has been linked with a move to Manchester United, with Louis van Gaal identifying him as a possible transfer target. But Bayern chief..." June 11

  • Bayern want Bastian Schweinsteiger stay but could sell Mario Gotze

    ESPN FC "Bayern Munich will only sell Bastian Schweinsteiger if the midfielder asks to leave, according to CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, but he did not rule out a transfer for Mario Gotze. Sources told ESPN FC last month that Manchester United are keen to sign Schweinsteiger, and the 30-year-old was coy..." June 10

  • Bayern Munich end talks with Liverpool ace Raheem Sterling offering Chelsea boost in chase

    The Express "According to German news outlet Bild, discussions between Bayern and Liverpool have fallen through. Sterling's agent Aidy Ward and the club have agreed that a move to the Bundesliga champions would not be suitable for either party. " May 31

  • Angel Di Maria wanted by Bayern Munich as Manchester United dig their heels in over fee

    Daily Mirror "Bayern Munich want Angel Di Maria - but Manchester United will demand most of his record £59.7million fee. Bayern have joined Paris St Germain in vying for Di Maria and it is believed the Bundesliga giants have discussed signing the Argentina forward. Bayern can offer more cash than PSG, who..." May 28

  • Louis van Gaal keen on signing Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger

    The Telegraph "Louis van Gaal is ready to exploit Bastian Schweinsteiger’s contract stand-off with Bayern Munich by offering the World Cup winner a summer opportunity to move to Manchester United. Van Gaal, who retains an interest in Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels, despite claims from the German club..." May 23

  • Bastian Schweinsteiger must decide own future - Pep Guardiola

    ESPN FC "Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said Manchester United target Bastian Schweinsteiger is a part of his plans for next season but added: "He has to decide." Sources have told ESPN FC that United are keen to sign Schweinsteiger this summer as Louis van Gaal looks to bolster his midfield..." May 23

  • Report: Manchester United interested in Bayern Munich's Schweinsteiger

    The Score "Manchester United appear to be focusing their attention on yet another World Cup-winning German. Following reports that the Premier League team will miss out on Borussia Dortmund centre back Mats Hummels, United have set their sights on Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, sources..." May 21

  • Manchester City's transfer swoop for Kevin De Bruyne edging nearer despite Bayern and PSG interest

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City are closing in on a sensational £35million deal for Wolfsburg midfielder Kevin De Bruyne. And they could help pay for the deal by offloading misfit striker Stevan Jovetic to Inter Milan. Former Chelsea midfielder De Bruyne is also a target Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern..." May 16

  • Guardiola reacts sharply to City rumors: “I will stay here at Bayern, that is all”

    Pro Soccer Talk "Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola is leaving little room for debate when it comes to the rumors linking him with a move to Manchester City. “I’ve already said it 200 million times. I have a contract and I will stay here at Bayern, that is all,” Guardiola said. Saturday brought reports of..." May 11

  • Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery set to miss rest of Bundesliga season

    ESPN FC "Franck Ribery is set to be ruled out for the rest of the Bundesliga season after being told by Bayern Munich club medics that he must rest his injured ankle for another two weeks. Ribery, 32, sustained the injury during the 7-0 Champions League win over Shakhtar Donetsk on March 11. The winger..." May 07

  • Man Utd target Robert Lewandowski to wear MASK in Champions League semi-final

    The Express "Bayern take on Pep Guardiola's old side at the Nou Camp for the first leg of their semi-final tomorrow night (7.45pm). And Lewandowski could play with a protective face mask after fracturing his nose, upper jaw and suffering a concussion in Bayern's German Cup loss on penalties to Borussia..." May 05

  • Bayern Munich join United, City and Chelsea in race to sign Real star Bale

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich are set to add a fourth dimension to the race for Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale this summer. As reported in the Football Grapevine last week, a three-way battle between Premier League clubs Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City is set to start as soon as the Spanish season..." May 03

  • Bayern Munich sign 10-year adidas kit deal worth £645m

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich have extended their kit sponsorship with adidas until 2030 in a deal believed to be worth up to £645million. Adidas' current deal with Pep Guardiola's side had another five years left, but the German kit manufacturer moved to extend the deal by a further 10 years on Tuesday...." April 30

  • Blow for Bayern Munich after Arjen Robben is ruled out for rest of season

    The Guardian "Bayern Munich’s Arjen Robben is out for the rest of the season after tearing a muscle during his side’s German Cup semi-final loss to Borussia Dortmund – while the striker Robert Lewandowski broke his jaw and nose and suffered concussion. Bayern, who face Barcelona in the Champions League..." April 29

  • Bayern Munich set to battle Manchester United for Ilkay Gundogan as Borussia Dortmund

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich have shown interest in signing Manchester United target Ilkay Gundogan. The Borussia Dortmund midfielder is expected to make a decision about his future on Friday as Dortmund press for answers with one year left to run on his current contract. Arsenal and Atletico Madrid have..." April 29

  • Pep Guardiola charged for wearing shirt in support of deceased soccer writer Jorge “El Topo” Lopez

    Pro Soccer Talk "It’s mission accomplished for Pep Guardiola despite being charged for the tee shirt he wore to his post-match press conference on Tuesday. We’re not referring to the mission of Bayern Munich overcoming its 3-1 first leg deficit to eliminate FC Porto by a 7-4 aggregate score, rather the..." April 23

  • Bayern Munich and Germany star Mario Gotze lands Game of Thrones role

    The Express "WINTER may have come and gone in Germany, but that hasn't stopped Bayern Munich star Mario Gotze from joining the Games of Thrones craze sweeping the nation. The World Cup winner will be appearing on a post-episode talk show in his homeland this evening in order to discuss the latest twists and..." April 23

  • Bayern Munich plan summer swoop for Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic

    Daily Star "But Chelsea will try to head them off by offering the 31-year-old defender a new three year contract worth £90,000-a-week. Chelsea have strict rules regarding the length of contract they offer to players aged over 30. But the threat of losing a player described by boss Jose Mourinho as one..." April 23

  • Pep Guardiola to sign new Bayern Munich contract (but he has had contact with Man City)

    The Express "Guardiola is Manchester City's top target to replace Manuel Pellegrini should they axe the under-fire Chilean this summer. The former Barcelona manager has insisted he is not thinking about leaving Bayern with his current deal running until 2016. And Bayern chief Rummenigge has reiterated..." April 23

  • Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski on Man Utd's radar

    The Telegraph "Manchester United have enquired about Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski - according to reports in Spain. However, it looks like United would fail in any potential bid, with the player's agent saying his client has no intention of leaving the German champions. Lewandowski has scored 19..." April 22

  • Man City poised to lose out on Kevin De Bruyne as Bayern Munich appear favourites to sign Wolfsburg midfielder

    The Telegraph "Manchester City are facing defeat in their attempt to sign the Wolfsburg midfielder Kevin De Bruyne following Bayern Munich’s emergence as rivals for the Belgium international. Txiki Begiristain, City’s director of football, has held discussions with De   Bruyne’s representatives and watched..." April 21

  • Pep Guardiola: My future is certainly at Bayern Munich next season

    ESPN FC "Pep Guardiola has said it is to be expected that there are "big problems" when Bayern Munich lose important games but told the media: "My future is certainly here next season." Guardiola has enjoyed great success on the domestic front since taking over from Jupp Heynckes in 2013, leading Bayern..." April 20

  • Franck Ribery rejected Real Madrid because Bayern Munich said he was as important as Messi

    Goal.com "The Bayern winger tells Goal why he spurned Real Madrid's advances and lifts the lid on his stormy relationship with former boss Louis van Gaal. Franck Ribery turned down the chance to join Real Madrid in 2009 after Bayern Munich told him he was as important to the club as Lionel Messi is to..." April 07

  • Bayern Munich's Philipp Lahm suggests he may retire in 2018

    ESPN FC "Philipp Lahm has hinted that he is set to retire from professional football when his Bayern Munich contract expires in 2018. Lahm, 31, only recently returned to the Bayern squad after an ankle fracture in November, but now feels ready to take his place back in the starting XI for Saturday's..." April 02

  • Bayern Munich planning £35million swoop for Wolfsburg star Kevin de Bruyne

    Daily Mail "Wolfsburg midfielder Kevin de Bruyne is a transfer target for Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. The former Chelsea man has been in sensational form this season, bagging nine goals and 17 assists in 26 appearances while helping steer Wolfsburg to second in the German league. De Bruyne is..." March 25

  • Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben facing two months out with stomach injury

    Sky Sports "Arjen Robben is set to miss Bayern Munich's Champions League quarter-finals against FC Porto next month amidst reports he is out for six to eight weeks with torn stomach muscles. The 31-year-old was taken to hospital after suffering the injury in the first-half of Bayern's shock 2-0 German..." March 24

  • Bayern Munich set to GAZUMP Manchester United in summer bid for dynamic full-back

    The Express "The Torino defender is rated at around £15million and Louis van Gaal has reportedly identified him as a target to fill the right-back slot. Van Gaal has used Antonio Valencia there in recent weeks, although he is more accustomed to playing further forward. " March 24

  • Bayern president believes they will likely loan out Julian Green again next year

    Pro Soccer Talk "Bayern Munich president Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says that although he believes embattled youngster Julian Green has the goods to play for the first team down the road, he needs to continue development. Green has struggled mightily on loan at Hamburg this season, demoted to the youth team after..." March 23

  • Manchester City plan Pep Guardiola talks as Manuel Pellegrini’s future remains in doubt

    The Express "Ex-Barcelona boss Guardiola has been City’s prime managerial target ever since Etihad chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak appointed former Nou Camp decision-makers Ferran Soriano (chief executive) and Txiki Begiristain (director of football) in the autumn of 2012. But Guardiola’s decision to join..." March 22

  • Patrick Vieira facing uncertain future at Manchester City as contract nears end - will Bayern Munich come calling?

    The Telegraph "Patrick Vieira is facing an uncertain future at Manchester City and could leave the Etihad Stadium this summer with the club’s hierarchy yet to offer the former Arsenal captain the chance to extend his current contract, which expires at the end of the season. Vieira, a World Cup winner with..." March 20

  • Bayern Munich reportedly keen on Manchester City's Patrick Vieira for coaching role

    Daily Mirror "Bayern Munich are reportedly keen on taking Manchester City coach Patrick Vieira to Germany. The Frenchman is currently in charge of City's 'Elite Development Squad' and has been mooted as a potential successor to current City boss Manuel Pellegrini. He has also played a key role in the..." March 19

  • Bayern Munich could be my home for five or six more years, reveals boss Pep Guardiola

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola is keen to continue his relationship with the club after insisting he is not waiting for any offers from elsewhere. Guardiola took charge of the German powerhouses in June 2013 and has led them to success in the Bundesliga and in domestic and European cup..." March 04

  • Phillipp Lahm backs Pep Guardiola extension at Bayern Munich

    ESPN FC "Germany and Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm said he thinks the current talk about coach Pep Guardiola's potential contract renewal issues is completely unfounded. "This is absolutely no topic," Lahm said of the club's future during an exclusive interview with ESPN FC. "I mean it is 1 1/2..." February 13