• Arsenal eye transfer of Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger is weighing up a £12million move for Borussia Dortmund's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos. The 26-year-old centre half has been offered to the Gunners and they are trying to negotiate a cut-price deal, as Dortmund want £20m for him. Arsenal boss Wenger is desperate for..." August 29

  • Champions League draw: Liverpool land Real Madrid, Man City get Bayern

    The Guardian "Manchester City have been drawn to face Bayern Munich for the third time in four years, and will also play CSKA Moscow and Roma in what presents the toughest draw for English clubs in the Champions League. However, Liverpool also face a tricky group and will play the current holders Real Madrid..." August 28

  • Bayern Munich agree deal with Xabi Alonso to join from Real Madrid

    ESPN FC "Bayern Munich have confirmed they have agreed a deal with Xabi Alonso over the Real Madrid midfielder's proposed move to the Bundesliga champions. Alonso, 32, is expected to have a medical on Thursday with the German club, who anticipate reaching an agreement with the European champions over a..." August 28

  • Arsenal, Liverpool and Man Utd's battle with Real Madrid for Marco Reus set to rumble on

    The Express "Reus' future has been one of the hot topics during this transfer window with a host of clubs from the Premier League and across the continent looking to sign the Germany international. He has a £25m release clause in his current contract with Bundesliga club Dortmund and has stalled on a new..." August 28

  • Arsenal move for Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos

    Daily Mail "Arsenal have made a move for Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos. The 26-year-old centre back only moved to Dortmund last summer from Werder Bremen but now has to compete with Mats Hummels and Neven Subotic, who are fit again this year plus former Arsenal target Matthias Ginter..." August 28

  • Shinji Kagawa wanted by Valencia and Borussia Dortmund as midfielder nears Manchester United exit

    Daily Mail "Borussia Dortmund are again considering a move to bring back Shinji Kagawa from Manchester United but they will face competition from Valencia. Peter Lim, Valencia owner and business partner of agent Jorge Mendes who facilitated Angel di Maria's transfer and looks after Sporting's William..." August 28

  • Thomas Muller rejected Manchester United move AND improved salary to stay with Bayern Munich

    Daily Mirror "Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller has claimed he rejected the chance to move to Manchester United this summer. The German international emerged as a target for Louis van Gaal after seeking reassurances of his role at the Allianz Arena. United were confident they could prize him away for..." August 20

  • Sami Khedira keen to join Bayern

    ESPN FC "Sami Khedira is eager to join Bayern Munich as Real Madrid attempt to offload the Germany midfielder this summer, sources have told ESPN FC. Bayern saw Javi Martinez suffer an anterior cruciate ligament injury earlier this month and coach Pep Guardiola has said in Bild that "it would be nice"..." August 19

  • Javi Martinez suffers suspected anterior cruciate ligament tear

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich midfielder and Spain international Javi Martinez will have a scan on Thursday morning on a suspected anterior cruciate ligament tear. The 25-year-old was injured during Bayern's 2-0 DFL Supercup defeat to Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday night. Martinez collided with a Borussia..." August 14

  • Mats my boy! Manchester United plot a final £30m bid for Dortmund's Hummels

    Daily Star "And if that deal fails, United will make a £17million move for Ajax’s Daley Blind. Hummels, Germany’s commanding centre-back, has been the top defensive target for new boss Louis van Gaal since the day he was appointed. But Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp insists Hummels, 25, is staying in the..." August 10

  • Julian Draxler not surprised Arsenal DIDN'T match £37m buyout clause

    The Express "The 20-year-old Schalke star has a burgeoning reputation and was chased by the Gunners in January. However, they failed to act upon their interest and only brought in crocked Kim Kallstrom on loan. Draxler has admitted the release clause felt like a millstone and believes it may have..." August 07

  • Pep Guardiola Refuses To Shake Hands With MLS Team After All-Star Game

    Deadspin.com "Upset with a pair of hard challenges from Osvaldo Alonso and Will Johnson for MLS in the second half Wednesday night, Pep Guardiola accosted the referees and MLS coach Caleb Porter for the final minutes of the match. As the game ended, he wagged his finger in Porter's face and refused to shake his..." August 07

  • Marco Reus boost for Liverpool and Manchester United with Germany star available for less than £20m

    Daily Mail "Marco Reus could join Liverpool or Manchester United for just £19.8million after details of his release clause were leaked. The highly-rated Germany forward has Europe's top clubs circling after two successful years at Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga. Liverpool are known admirers but it..." August 07

  • Bayern Munich set to seal SHOCK swoop for keeper Pepe Reina

    Daily Star "Tuttomercartoweb insist a deal has been struck between the two clubs which will see the Spaniard battle with Manuel Neuer for the No.1 spot at the Allianz Arena. The move comes as a major surprise, with Neuer rated as one of the best goalkeepers in world football, and the undisputed top dog..." August 05

  • Marco Reus wants to stay - BVB CEO

    ESPN FC "Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke insists Marco Reus wants to stay at the club despite his agent confirming several top clubs are making moves to sign him. Reus, who returned to Dortmund from Borussia Monchengladbach in 2012 after coming through the BVB youth ranks, has been linked..." July 30

  • Liverpool target Xherdan Shaqiri quashes reports of a move away from Bayern Munich

    Daily Mail "Liverpool and Juventus target Xherdan Shaqiri has denied he is planning to leave Bayern Munich. The Swiss international was quoted in Italian media last week saying he would be open to a move to the Turin giants after failing to win a regular starting place. Earlier this summer he was also..." July 24

  • Jurgen Klopp promises to ‘eat a broom stick’ if Man United sign Mats Hummels

    Metro "We’ve known for a long time that Borussia Dortmund manger Jurgen Klopp is an absolute hero, but he’s only gone and confirmed it all over again. The no-nonsense boss is famed for his mad press conferences and eccentric behaviour, and he came up with a beautiful sound bite when discussing whether..." July 23

  • Bayern plans to keep U.S.' Julian Green on roster

    ESPN FC "Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola expects American teenager Julian Green to remain with the German champions for the 2014-15 Bundesliga season instead of being loaned out in search of more playing time. "It's never easy to be with a big club in the first [-team] squad, but he deserves to try to..." July 22

  • Philipp Lahm retires from international football after Germany win World Cup

    Daily Mail "Germany captain Philipp Lahm has retired from international football. The 30-year-old, who led his team to World Cup success on Sunday, has called time on his Germany career after 113 caps, the German Football Federation announced. The Bayern Munich man made his debut for Die..." July 18

  • Toni Kroos joins Real Madrid from Bayern Munich for £20m

    The Guardian "Confidence is not in short supply if you are a German player these days so it was no surprise to hear Toni Kroos back his chances of forging a successful career at Real Madrid as he was announced by the reigning European champions on Thursday. After a flirtation with Manchester United at the..." July 17

  • Toni Kroos expecting to seal transfer from Bayern Munich to Real Madrid

    The Guardian "Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos is on the verge of joining Real Madrid after revealing to a Spanish newspaper he expects the move to go through “tomorrow or the day after”. Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge confirmed on Tuesday that negotiations had been opened up with the Champions..." July 16

  • Man Utd and Chelsea miss out as Toni Kross CONFIRMS Real Madrid move

    The Express "Kroos helped Germany rule the world last night with a 1-0 extra-time victory over Argentina. And after the match Kroos ended months of speculation over his future by confirming he is off to Madrid. The 24-year-old had been linked to both Manchester United and Chelsea. " July 14

  • Luuk de Jong joins PSV Eindhoven from Borussia Monchengladbach

    Sky Sports "Borussia Monchengladbach have announced the sale of former Newcastle United loanee Luuk de Jong to PSV Eindhoven. De Jong, who spent the second half of last season on loan at the Magpies, and has not scored a competitive goal in over a year, returns to the Netherlands, where he was the..." July 12

  • Arsenal and Chelsea miss out on Mario Mandzukic as he confirms Atletico Madrid switch

    Metro "Arsenal and Chelsea have missed out on a deal for summer transfer target Mario Mandzukic, after the striker joined Atletico Madrid from Bayern Munich. The London duo have both been linked with Mandzukic since it became clear he was looking for a move away from the Allianz Arena, but Atletico..." July 10

  • Manchester United ‘in advanced transfer talks to sign Angel Di Maria and Mats Hummels for £75million’

    Metro "Manchester United are reportedly in advanced talks to sign Angel Di Maria and Mats Hummels as part of a stunning £75million double deal. United have ramped up their transfer activity in the last two weeks, with new manager Louis van Gaal directing operations despite being at the World Cup in..." July 09

  • Mario Mandzukic will join Atletico Madrid, confirm Bayern Munich

    Sky Sports "Bayern Munich sporting director Matthias Sammer has confirmed that they have reached an agreement with Atletico Madrid over the transfer of Mario Mandzukic. The Croatia international forward had said earlier this summer that he was going to leave Bayern after two seasons at the Allianz..." July 09

  • Bayern Munich muscle in on Man Utd, Arsenal and Liverpool target Juan Cuadrado

    The Express "The 26-year-old has been in top form during the World Cup, helping his side reach the quarter-finals against hosts Brazil, and reports in Germany claim that Bundesliga champions Bayern are ready to make an offer for his services. Pep Guardiola is looking to utilise Germany captain Philipp Lahm..." July 04

  • Arsenal ready to put pressure on Bayer Leverkusen with new Lars Bender bid

    The Express "The Bayer Leverkusen midfielder was linked to the Gunners last summer, but they had a £15m bid rejected. Though Arsene Wenger appears to be welll stocked in midfield, he isn't giving up on Bender. Reports on the continent suggest Arsenal are likely to make a new bid before the end of the..." June 27

  • Ghana duo Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng kicked out of squad

    Sky Sports "Ghana midfielders Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng have been suspended indefinitely from the national team and sent home from the World Cup for disciplinary reasons. Ghana's two biggest stars were axed just hours before their crucial World Cup Group G match against Portugal on..." June 26

  • Liverpool ‘offer Xherdan Shaqiri £95k-a-week contract to complete Anfield transfer’

    Metro "Liverpool are closing in on the signing of Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri after meeting with his family in Switzerland to agree terms on a switch to Anfield. Bayern Munich have reportedly given the Reds permission to discuss a deal for Shaqiri, who is currently representing his country at..." June 26

  • Arsenal set to make new £21million bid for Bayer Leverkusen star Lars Bender

    Metro "Arsenal are reportedly set to make a new offer for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender before the end of next week. Bender has strongly been linked with a switch to Arsenal in the last two transfer windows, following a string of impressive displays in the Bundesliga. The Gunners had a..." June 26

  • Chelsea offer Man Utd target Toni Kroos a HUGE £6.4m-a-year deal at Stamford Bridge

    Daily Star "Spanish newspaper AS claim that the Blues have offered Kroos a £6.4m a year deal which would see him earn a £125,000 a week. AS also claim that the Blues could sign the highly coveted midfielder for as little as £15m. Blues boss Jose Mourinho is keen to further strengthen his midfield this..." June 25

  • Louis Van Gaal 'desperate' to bring Arjen Robben to Man United

    Daily Star "Van Gaal managed the famous old Dutch club for six years in to 90s and still has strong connections to Ajax. And Roy, a former Netherlands international who currently coaches the youth team at Ajax, thinks Van Gaal would do anything to sign Robben. "I think Louis wants him desperately to..." June 25

  • Man Utd and Chelsea left empty-handed as Toni Kroos plumps for Real Madrid

    The Express "Both Premier League sides are keen to strike a deal for the unsettled playmaker, but Spanish outlet Marca claims that Kroos has already decided he wants to ply his trade at the Santiago Bernabeu once his time in the Bundesliga is up. New Red Devils boss Louis Van Gaal is determined to..." June 21

  • Arsenal to bid £15m for Mario Mandzukic if Mario Balotelli deal falls through

    The Express "The Gunners have harboured a serious interest in Balotelli and it is thought the north London outfit will get some help from their sponsor, Puma, to push through a deal. While AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi has been coy about whether Balotelli will stay at the San Siro next season, Mandzukic..." June 20

  • Toni Kroos admits he is no closer to new Bayern Munich deal leaving door open for exit

    Daily Mail "Germany midfielder Toni Kroos is no closer to committing his own future to Bayern Munich despite the new deals given to Thomas Muller and Philipp Lahm. Muller extended his contract until 2019 with Lahm committing until 2018 last week, but Kroos, who has been linked with a move to Manchester..." June 19

  • Liverpool open talks with Bayern Munich over £16m Xherdan Shaqiri after losing interest in Adam Lallana

    Daily Mail "Liverpool have opened preliminary talks with Bayern Munich over a proposed £16m deal for Xherdan Shaqiri. Manager Brendan Rodgers is growing impatient over Southampton's reluctance to bend on a deal for Adam Lallana, with sporting director Les Reed saying the England international should stay..." June 18

  • Reds to make late bid for Hakan Calhanoglu?

    Daily Mirror "The Express reports that Brendan Rodgers is eyeing a £10million move for Hakan Calhanoglu - to stop the Hamburg midfielder moving to Bayer Leverkusen. In what was a miserable season for the German club, Calhanoglu was a shining light, scoring 11 goals in 32 games. Liverpool boss Rodgers has..." June 18

  • Germany's Mats Hummels admits he'd like to play for Manchester United one day

    The Telegraph "Germany defender Mats Hummels has played down the likelihood of a summer move to Manchester United, but admitted the prospect of playing at Old Trafford could appeal "some day". Hummels, who scored a first-half header during the 4-0 Group G victory against Portugal in Salvador on Monday, has..." June 17

  • Arsenal target Julian Draxler staying at Schalke

    Sky Sports "Germany midfielder Julian Draxler has dealt Arsene Wenger a setback after confirming he will stay with Schalke for another season. Draxler confirmed he was a target for Arsenal in January but they and Manchester United failed to get a deal in place for the 20-year-old by the end of the transfer..." June 17

  • Schweinsteiger airlifted to hospital ahead of Germany's opener

    Fox Sports "Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger was airlifted to hospital on Saturday, although there are no concerns about him not being fit to face Portugal on Monday. The Bayern Munich midfielder was taken to hospital from Germany's World Cup base by helicopter to have a scan on the knee injury he..." June 15

  • Robben and Schweinsteiger in Man United's sights as van Gaal looks to tempt Bayern Munich duo

    Daily Mail "Manchester United have set their sights on raiding Bayern Munich and will try to lure Arjen Robben and Bastian Schweinsteiger. United have a long list of transfer targets as they attempt to get back into the Champions League and will test the German title winners' resolve with big-money offers..." June 15

  • Adam Lallana move IN DOUBT as Liverpool eye Hoffenheim star Roberto Firmino

    The Express "According to reports CEO Ian Ayre will fly to Germany next week in a bid to trash out a deal with the Bundesliga club for the £20m rated Firmino. The 22-year-old Brazilian attacking midfielder fits the bill for Brendan Rodgers as he can fill a number of attacking positions. He emerged last..." June 14

  • Van Gaal should make Robben his first signing at Manchester United and team RVP

    Daily Mail "Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal need not look beyond his own Holland squad when it comes to drawing up a list of World Cup transfer targets. For residing within his camp is the one player his new employers are craving. Arjen Robben is the man Van Gaal should elevate to the top of his wish..." June 14

  • Wolfsburg refuse to pay over the odds for Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku

    Daily Star "Lukaku admitted last week that he was ready to quit Chelsea on a permanent basis, with Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa set to complete a £32m switch to Stamford Bridge having successful undergone a medical and agreed personal terms. Chelsea, as Starsport exclusively revealed last month,..." June 12

  • Bayern Munich's Philipp Lahm and Thomas Muller sign new deals

    Sky Sports "Bayern Munich have announced that Philipp Lahm and Thomas Muller have signed new long-term deals with the club. Club captain Lahm has committed himself to a new four-year contract with Muller, a reported target of Manchester United, signing a new five-year deal. Both men, who are set to play..." June 11

  • Barcelona reach £28m agreement with Borussia Dortmund for Man United target

    talkSport "The Catalan giants will make big changes to their personnel following a disappointing trophyless campaign and new boss Luis Enrique wants Reus to complete a devastating attacking trident alongside Lionel Messi and Neymar. Sport claim Barca have already reached a verbal agreement with the..." June 10

  • Franck Ribery out of the World Cup

    SB Nation "France has lost their biggest star just over a week before the World Cup begins. France star Franck Ribery has been battling a back injury ahead of the World Cup, but was named in France's final 23-man squad and was expected to get fit enough to play by the end of the tournament. But some bad..." June 06

  • Arsenal blow as potential Sagna replacement in line for Barcelona switch

    talkSport "Barcelona are set to beat Arsenal to the signature of Borussia Dortmund defender Lukasz Piszczek. The 29-year-old has been linked with a move to north London and the Gunners, set to lose Bacary Sagna to Manchester City, have scouted the right-back on several occasions. However, Barca have..." June 06

  • Liverpool open talks with Emre Can after triggering £9.75m release clause

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool have placed a bid of £9.75million for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Emre Can, triggering the release cause in his contract. The Reds are now free to open talks with the Germany Under-21 international, who is highly rated by Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers. Emre Can joined Bayer..." June 05

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