• 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

  • Borussia Dortmund names Thomas Tuchel new manager; will take over at end of season

    The Score "Borussia Dortmund have their successor to Jurgen Klopp, and the fit seems all too natural - in more ways than one. The club announced Sunday that Thomas Tuchel, the former Mainz manager who has been biding his time as a free agent, waiting for his next opportunity since stepping down from the..." April 19

  • Manchester City on alert as Jurgen Klopp quits Borussia Dortmund

    The Express "Klopp’s surprise announcement saw bookies immediately slash their odds on him replacing under-pressure Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini. City sources insisted the charismatic German is not on their radar and that no decision on Pellegrini’s decision will be taken until the end of the..." April 16

  • Jürgen Klopp To Step Down As Borussia Dortmund Manager At End Of Season

    Deadspin.com "After seven seasons, including two Bundesliga titles, one DFB-Pokal trophy, a Champions League final run, and winning the admiration of everyone in the sport, Jürgen Klopp has announced in a press conference today that he will no longer be the manager of Borussia Dortmund on July 1st. Klopp was..." April 15

  • Ilkay Gundogan expects to follow Mats Hummels to Man United as van Gaal plots £50m raid for Borussia Dortmund pair

    Daily Mail "Louis van Gaal's bold recruitment drive appears to be gathering momentum after it emerged that Ilkay Gundogan expects to complete a £15million move to Old Trafford at the end of the season. Despite already re-shaping Manchester United's fortunes and guiding them to third in the Barclays Premier..." April 11

  • Manchester United ‘clear to seal £18.6m Roberto Firmino transfer’

    Metro "Manchester United have reportedly been given the green light to sign Roberto Firmino, with Hoffenheim set to sell. United have been strongly linked with a summer deal for the in-form Brazilian, with Firmino impressing Red Devils scouts." April 09

  • 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

  • Manchester United get all-clear to sign Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels

    The Guardian "Louis van Gaal has been given the green light to pursue Mats Hummels after Borussia Dortmund admitted the Manchester United manager’s prime defensive target is for sale in the close season. Van Gaal is a long-term admirer of the Germany centre-back and considered making a formal bid for Hummels..." April 04

  • Manchester United target Mats Hummels 'preparing his exit' from Borussia Dortmund

    Daily Mirror "The Germany defender continues to be linked with a move to Old Trafford, and sources close to his international camp have suggested a move could be close. Manchester United are closing in on Mats Hummels. The Borussia Dortmund defender is understood to have told his Germany teammates during..." April 03

  • 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

  • Mats Hummels: Leaving Dortmund “would only be to Manchester United”

    Pro Soccer Talk "In gossip terms, Mats Hummels has tossed out your classic “come and get me” to a certain club in the Premier League. The Borussia Dortmund and Germany defender, 26, has a contract with his club through 2016, but a Bild report has quotes that claim his eyes have been opened to opportunities..." March 31

  • Marco Reus on Arsenal's radar as Arsene Wenger prepares for Walcott departure

    Daily Mail "Arsenal are eyeing up a move for Borussia Dortmund star Marco Reus to replace Theo Walcott. The England winger risked irking Arsene Wenger by claiming talks over a new deal have not started, despite the Gunners boss repeatedly stating the opposite. Wenger confirmed the club's intention to..." March 27

  • 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

  • Manchester City step up interest in Wolfsburg's £35m Chelsea reject Kevin de Bruyne

    Daily Mail "Manchester City will ramp up their interest in Kevin de Bruyne when director of football Txiki Begiristain watches Wolfsburg's Europa League match with Inter Milan on Thursday night. The Barclays Premier League champions have long been interested in the 23-year-old Belgian playmaker, who joined..." March 18

  • Manchester United make contact with Ricardo Rodriguez over potential transfer, claims Wolfsburg star's agent

    Daily Mail "Manchester United are considering a summer move for Wolfsburg defender Ricardo Rodriguez, claims the player's agent. Rodriguez has been one of Wolfsburg's key players during an impressive campaign for the German club and has pitched in with six goals so far, including a stunning free-kick..." March 13

  • Sami Khedira ‘agrees free transfer to Schalke’ as Arsenal miss out on long-term target

    Metro "Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira has dashed any hopes Arsenal had of landing him by reportedly agreeing a move back to Germany with Schalke. According to Spanish newspaper Marca, the World Cup winner, who is out of contract this summer, has opted for a move to the Bundesliga side but the..." March 13

  • Wolfsburg: Man Utd can sign ex-Chelsea man Kevin De Bruyne for £30m… but only in 2016!

    The Express "The former Chelsea playmaker has been heavily linked with a return to Premier League in recent weeks, with Manchester United reportedly showing an interest. It is understood that Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal is lining up a £30m move for his services in the summer, but Hecking insists he must..." March 11

  • Man City defender Matija Nastasic joins Schalke on four-year contract after loan spell is made permanent

    Daily Mail "Schalke have signed Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic on a four-year contract after the German club activated a transfer clause in his contract. The 21-year-old was on loan at the Bundesliga outfit, but will now remain at the Veltins Arena on a permanent basis. A tweet from the club's..." March 11

  • 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

  • Marco Reus injured AGAIN as he limps off in Borussia Dortmund's cup game against Dynamo Dresden

    Daily Mirror "Marco Reus has given Borussia Dortmund fans another injury scare after limping out of their German cup tie with Dynamo Dresden. The 25-year-old, who had found the net in each of Dortmund's previous five games, had to be helped off and looked in visible pain after going down in the first..." March 04

  • Report: Sporting Kansas City offer Rafael van der Vaart $4.8-million annual contract

    Pro Soccer Talk "Upon joining the Designated Player-loaded and cash-flush Western Conference, Sporting Kansas City are looking to make a splash of their own. The Major League Soccer side has reportedly offered 32-year-old Dutch playmaker Rafael van der Vaart a deal worth $4.8 million per year, according to a..." March 03

  • Marco Reus targets Bundesliga title after signing new Dortmund contract

    ESPN FC "Marco Reus has told kicker he is determined to win the Bundesliga title with Borussia Dortmund, having recently signed a new contract with the club. Earlier this month, Reus put pen to paper on a deal that ties him to Dortmund to 2019, following intense speculation regarding his future amid..." February 26

  • Wolfsburg eye Everton's £28million striker Romelu Lukaku

    Daily Star "The big-spending German club brought in Andre Schurrle from Chelsea last month but want a powerful frontman alongside him - and think Belgium international Lukaku could be the answer. The Toffees man, 21, has had an indifferent season following his permanent £28million switch to Goodison from..." February 15

  • 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

  • Louis van Gaal eyes STUNNING £50m bid to win race for Liverpool target Marco Reus

    The Express "The Germany international - who is also a target for Liverpool - only signed an extension at the Bundesliga strugglers this week, keeping him at the club until 2019. But according to today's reports in Germany, the new deal has not deterred interest from Old Trafford. Red Devils boss Louis..." 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

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  • Marco Reus near contract extension at Borussia Dortmund, reports say

    ESPN FC "Borussia Dortmund and sought-after Marco Reus have made a huge step towards a contract extension, according to local media reports, though CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke declined to comment on the talks. At the weekend, Marco Reus opened the scoring at Freiburg in what only was Borussia Dortmund's..." February 09

  • Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has ban reduced to four matches

    ESPN FC "Schalke forward Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has had his ban for a red card against Hannover reduced from six games to four. The Federal Court of the German Football Asscociation (DFB]) confirmed the punishment on Wednesday, which carries a further suspended two-match ban until Jan. 30,..." February 04

  • Andre Schurrle REVEALS why he quit Chelsea for Wolfsburg

    The Express "Schurrle completed his £24million to the Bundesliga club on deadline day as Chelsea brought in £26.8m Juan Cuadrado as his replacement. And while Schurrle admits initially wanting to stay at Stamford Bridge, he chose to leave to secure first-team football. "I wanted to stay but the last..." February 04

  • Wolfsburg completes signing of Andre Schurrle from Chelsea

    The Score "Andre Schurrle's brief stint at Chelsea has come to an end. The German attacker is heading back to the Bundesliga, as Wolfsburg confirmed Monday that they've reached a deal with the Blues to acquire the services of the 24-year-old World Cup winner, signing him to a contract through 2019. The..." February 02

  • Juventus cast their eye to Henrikh Mkhitaryan

    SB Nation "Juventus have made a handful of efforts to get their hands on Galatasaray midfielder Wesley Sneijder as Max Allegri looks to re-shape how his midfield operates. That deal keeps falling apart as soon as it starts to come together though, apparently thanks to a preference from Sneijder to join..." February 02

  • Manchester United ‘agree £37m transfer fee to sign Mats Hummels’

    Metro "Manchester United have agreed a £37million deal to sign Borussia Dortmund star Mats Hummels, according to reports in Spain. United have been strongly linked with Hummels in recent days, with rumours recently saying negotiations have been held over a transfer. " January 31

  • Huge boost for Man Utd, Chelsea and Arsenal as rival pulls out of £20m Marco Reus race

    The Express "Bayern had been trailing Reus, 25, since the summer and appeared ready to pluck the Germany ace away from Borussia Dortmund. The Munich club already boast former Dortmund players Roberto Lewandowski and Mario Gotze and were expected to beat the Premier League threesome to Reus. However,..." January 30

  • Andre Schurrle to have Wolfsburg medical as Chelsea star closes in on £27m transfer

    Daily Mail "Andre Schurrle's move to Wolfsburg continues to gather pace as the forward will have a medical at the club on Friday. The 24-year-old has agreed personal terms to return to Germany and is now awaiting for Chelsea to agree a fee to sell him the Bundesliga side. Sportsmail understands that the..." January 30

  • Jokes aside, are Borussia Dortmund a serious relegation candidate?

    SB Nation "The way people talk about Borussia Dortmund this season is like a joke one would tell at a party. The first time the joke comes up, it's pretty funny and gets a good laugh. The joke even holds up after someone tells it a second or third time, but eventually the bit gets tired. That moment for..." January 29

  • Kevin De Bruyne will not leave Wolfsburg in January, says agent

    The Guardian "Kevin De Bruyne’s agent has ruled out a move for the Wolfsburg midfielder in the January transfer window and believes it would take an astronomical offer to persuade them to sell him. The Belgium international De Bruyne, who moved to Germany from Chelsea last January for around £18m having made..." January 22

  • Tottenham Hotspur flop Roberto Soldado a target for German outfit Bayer Leverkusen

    Daily Mirror "Roberto Soldado is set to be handed a lifeline from his Premier League nightmare by Bayer Leverkusen. The Germans have lined up the misfiring Spaniard - a huge flop since his £26million move from Valencia 18 months ago - as a replacement for their own forward, Josip Drmic, who wants to..." January 20

  • Marco Reus to Real Madrid rumors picking up steam

    Pro Soccer Talk "I’m not exactly sure how Real Madrid could get much more clogged in the attacking third of the pitch, but apparently they’re trying really hard. Despite owning one of the world’s most insanely star-studded front halves, Real Madrid is heavily rumored to be closing in on Borussia Dortmund star..." January 16

  • 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

  • Manchester United target Mats Hummels refuses to rule out £30m Borussia Dortmund exit

    Daily Mail "Mats Hummels has told Borussia Dortmund that his loyalty to the Bundesliga club does not rule out a move to Manchester United in future. United want Hummels to shore up their shaky defence and would have to pay around £30million to sign the German World Cup centre-back if he decides to leave..." 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

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