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City battle United, Real and Barcelona for German international

The Sun reports that Manchester City are ready to battle neighbours United, and Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona for the signature of German international Jerome Boateng, who currently plays for Bayern Munich. The 29-year old World Cup winner, has returned to regular action this season after missing the whole of the previous campaign with a thigh problem, and is ...

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Liverpool in three way tussle for Sporting Lisbon winger

According to talkSPORT, Liverpool are in a three way fight with Barcelona and Bayern Munich to sign Sporting Lisbon’s Gelson Martins. Martins is a 22-year winger who began his career with the Benfica academy, before moving to Lisbon rivals Sporting when he was 14. He made his professional debut three years ago, and has since built an impressive reputation for ...

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Premier League duo set to miss out on Bayern Munich midfielder

According to The Mirror, both Manchester United and Chelsea have suffered a blow with the news that Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal is happy in Germany and is not looking for a move. The 30-year old Chilean has 18 months left on his current contract, and there has been frequent speculation linking him with a move away from the Allianz ...

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Bayern Munich confirm interest in Liverpool target

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Bayern Munich are the latest club to confirm their interest in Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka, who is wanted by a host of clubs across Europe, and has been linked with a possible move to Liverpool. The 22-year old is out of contract with Schalke at the end of the season, and having refused to extend his stay in Gelsenkirchen, is ...

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Arsenal, Man United and Bayern all chasing Barcelona starlet

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Jose Arnaiz appears to be a man in demand with the Spanish media reporting that Arsenal, Manchester United and Bayern Munich are amongst a host of clubs interested in signing the young Barcelona forward. The 22 year-old only joined Barcelona from Valladolid in the summer in a £1.5 million deal, and has mainly played for their B team, but made ...

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Is the lopsided nature of Bundesliga costing Bayern Munich in Europe?

In the 2012/13 Champions League campaign Bayern Munich absolutely decimated Barcelona at the semi-final stage. The Germans were ruthless as they defeated the Catalans 4-0 in the first leg, leaving any chance of a Barcelona comeback feeble, if at all any. And there were no miracles in the return leg at the Camp Nou as the Bavarians rampaged Barca to ...

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Football’s Rising Stars – Joshua Kimmich

At the end of the of the Bundesliga clash against Borussia Dortmund that finished in a scoreless draw at the Westfalenstadion last season, the then Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola was in an animated and pretty charged discussion with Joshua Kimmich, one of his centre-backs in that game. The Munich giants were ravaged by injuries to their key personnel in ...

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Five great players who became great managers

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Not many great players become great managers. There certainly isn’t a correlation between the two. Some of the greatest managers of all-time have never been top professional players. However, great players do get a head start through their experience of having been in the shoes of their players. Johan Cruyff Cruyff is regarded as one man who has had the ...

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Five biggest underdog triumphs in the Champions League

Chelsea 1-1 (4-3 on penalties) Bayern Munich (final, 2011/12) Heading in to the 2012 Champions League final, Bayern Munich were the overwhelming favourites. The Bavarian giants were playing at home and Chelsea had barely survived with enough first team regulars after a bruising semi-final win over Barcelona. But in the final the Blues kept doing what they did to eliminate ...

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