Bayern Munich Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Chelsea and Man United on ALERT as Bayern Munich star admits he could leave

    The Express "The Germany midfielder, 30, is out of contract in 2016 and, according to reports in Spain, in an extract of his upcoming autobiography admits he could move abroad. The World Cup winner has been at Bayern since 1998 and has won seven Bundesliga titles as well as the Champions League in..." February 11

  • Arjen Robben on his retirement timeline: ‘Maybe one, maybe two or maybe 10 years’

    Pro Soccer Talk "Bayern Munich midfielder Arjen Robben still has the ability to perform at the highest level, as he’s led the Bundesliga giant in goals from the beginning of the 2014-15 season with 10 total scores. Spearheading a distinguished footballing career since the turn of the century, Robben has had..." January 15

  • Philipp Lahm MLS move unlikely, set for Bayern retirement in 2018

    ESPN FC "Philipp Lahm has told L'Equipe he will likely retire when his current contract with Bayern Munich expires in 2018 rather than make a move to the U.S. or Qatar. Lahm, 31, has won five Bundesliga titles and as the DFB-Pokal as many times in a trophy-filled decade at the Allianz Arena. The Bayern..." January 14

  • Man Utd on RED ALERT as Thomas Muller eyes move away from Bayern Munich

    Daily Star "Muller, 25, has been heavily linked with a move to the Theatre of Dreams in recent months and it's believed Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal is keen to lure the German international, who he managed during his time as Bayern boss, to the Premier League. And the Dutchman will be boosted by the news..." January 13

  • Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri is on the verge of joining Italian champions Juventus on loan

    Daily Star "The Switzerland international is unhappy after failing to nail down a regular starting spot at the German club and is looking to leave in January. Premier League rivals Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United are keen on Shaqiri but he is reportedly in talks with Juventus over a move to..." December 29

  • Bayern Munich sets record for most points at halfway stage

    Pro Soccer Talk "Bayern Munich has won the Bundesliga title the past two seasons, in 2013 by 25 points and in 2014 by 19. This season, they aren’t slowing down. With Bayern’s 2-1 win over Mainz today, the club finished the first half of the season with 45 points through 17 matches, a new Bundesliga..." December 20

  • Arsenal ‘finalising’ transfer deal to sign Liverpool target Xherdan Shaqiri’

    Metro "Arsenal are finalising a deal to sign Bayern Munich star Xherdan Shaqiri, according to reports. Shaqiri, who has been told he can leave Bayern in the January transfer window, has been linked with several Premier League sides, including Liverpool. But reports suggest Arsenal are close to..." December 19

  • Liverpool suffer major blow as Bayern Munich midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri closes in on Wolfsburg move

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich reject Xherdan Shaqiri looks set to snub Liverpool when he leaves the German giants next year. The Swiss international has made only three league starts for Bayern this season, and has long been angling for a move away from the club. Liverpool have led the race to sign Shaqiri for..." December 17

  • Mario Gotze’s World Cup winning boot raises $2.5 million for charity

    Pro Soccer Talk "When Mario Gotze scored the game-winning goal in extra time of the World Cup final, he became a hero to all of Germany. Now he has become a hero to A Heart for Children, a local German charity. Gotze gave the charity his left boot which scored the infamous goal for an auction to raise..." December 10

  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer named on final Ballon d'Or shortlist

    Daily Mail "Past winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are again the leading contenders for the FIFA Ballon d'Or as the world's best player. The pair, stars of Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively, have both been named on the three-man shortlist for the 2015 edition of the prestigious award along..." December 01

  • Bayern Munich president gives Liverpool and Manchester United the green light to sign Xherdan Shaqiri

    Metro "Liverpool and Manchester United have been given their biggest boost yet in their pursuit of Bayern Munich’s Xherdan Shaqiri. The Swiss international has been a long term target for both clubs, and a move to the Premier League looks closer than ever after Bayern Munich president Franz..." November 26

  • I almost joined Chelsea or Man City when Louis van Gaal took over at Bayern - Ribery

    The Express "FRANCK RIBERY has revealed he almost left Bayern Munich for Chelsea or Manchester City when Louis van Gaal took over in 2009. The French winger has gone on to become a mainstay at Bayern as they have once again risen to prominence in Europe. But the former Marseille man says he held talks..." November 26

  • Ander Herrera set for Man Utd exit as Van Gaal accepts Bayern's Shaqiri swap deal

    The Express "MANCHESTER UNITED look set to sanction the exit of summer signing Ander Herrera this January in order to land Liverpool and Arsenal target Xherdan Shaqiri. Reports earlier in the week claimed that Bayern Munich are desperate to sign the Spaniard after he failed to impress Louis Van Gaal at Old..." November 23

  • Xabi Alonso: There were NO offers from Liverpool, Chelsea or Man Utd over summer

    The Express "The former Spain international completed a shock move to Pep Guardiola's side late in the transfer window after seeing Carlo Ancelotti sign Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez following the World Cup in Brazil. Injuries to key men including Bastian Schweinsteiger, Thiago Alcantara and Javi Martinez..." November 22

  • Bastian Schweinsteiger set for first appearance since World Cup

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is primed to make his first competitive appearance since helping Germany win the World Cup. Bayern coach Pep Guardiola says Schweinsteiger is in the squad for Saturday's home game against Hoffenheim, though 'I don't know if he will play from the..." November 21

  • Xabi Alonso: ‘It would be fair if Manuel Neuer won the Ballon d’Or’

    Pro Soccer Talk "It’s fair to say that Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has had quite the effect on the club’s new midfielder, Xabi Alonso. The Spanish international told Marca on Wednesday that not only is Neuer “the best keeper I have played with by far” but “it would absolutely be fair if he won the..." November 20

  • Philipp Lahm's surgery on broken ankle a success, say Bayern Munich

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm had successful surgery on a broken ankle and will remain in hospital for a few more days, the German champions said on Thursday. Lahm, who will be out for about three months, sustained the injury on Tuesday in training. 'His ankle was fixed with a plate and..." November 20

  • Manchester United set to sign Bayern Munich’s Xherdan Shaqiri in £6m Ander Herrera swap transfer

    Metro "Manchester United are set to sign Xherdan Shaqiri and pocket £6million from Bayern Munich in a swap deal involving Ander Herrera, according to reports. United have made signing Shaqiri one of their top priorities for the January transfer window, and had been willing to pay £18million to do..." November 19

  • Philipp Lahm suffers broken ankle during Bayern Munich training

    The Guardian "Philipp Lahm suffered a broken ankle during Bayern Munich training on Tuesday. The captain will now undergo surgery and has been ruled out for the next three months. The news comes as a major blow ahead of next week’s Champions League clash with Manchester City. The German champions revealed..." November 18

  • Bayern Munich EXPECT to sell Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham target Xherdan Shaqiri

    Daily Star "The Switzerland winger is known to be unhappy in Germany with the lack of playing time under Pep Guardiola and is thought to be open to a Premier League switch. The 23-year-old has started just three league games this term, playing a total of 310 minutes. And, according to reports in Spain,..." November 18

  • Manuel Neuer mocks Ballon d’Or contender Ronaldo: “I’m not an underwear model”

    101 Great Goals "Manuel Neuer mocks Ballon dOr contender Cristiano Ronaldo: Im not an underwear modelBayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has opened up about his chances of beating Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to the coveted Ballon d’Or. Advertisement The World Cup winning Neuer has taken shots at..." November 17

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