According to reports, the future of Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has continued to be an issue of major concern. The German Bundesliga giants definitely want their star player to sign a new contract at the club but the Polish international has pit contract talks on hold, giving other clubs the green light to make an offer for him that he may be willing to pay attention to.

Bayern Munich has already extended the contracts of key players like Joshua Kimmich, Leon Goretzka, and Kingsley Coman so far this season and even re-upped future stars like Paul Wanner and Gabriel VVidovi. While recent reports indicate that the club is expected to reach an accord with Thomas Müller and Manuel Neuer as well, it seems like the two players facing the biggest hurdles on contract extensions are Serge Gnabry and Robert Lewandowski. Continue reading

Brazilian winger Douglas Costa is a player that’s richly experienced when it comes to loan moves. The Juventus star has once played in Germany for German Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich before sealing a transfer to Italian Serie A giants Juventus. However, despite notably trying his very best, he was not able to establish himself as a regular starter at both the Allianz Arena and in Turin. He was instead sent out on loan on several occasions and it looks like he has continued that tradition.

Following his exit from Bayern, he joined Juventus on a permanent transfer but could also not nail down a starting berth in the Old Lady team during his time there. After spending some time on the substitue’s bench, he became increasingly frustrated at a lack of game time at the club and requested a temporary move away so he can get more playing minutes.
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The Germany duo of IlkayGundogan and Florian Neuhaus were on target for their respective clubs on the way to a positive result on Friday night. Ex-Borussia Dortmund midfielder Gundogan scored in the second half to help Manchester City beat Swindon Town of League Two in the FA Cup, while Neuhaus was the recipient of one of the goals in the impressive 2-1 win at the home of German champions and Champions League favourites Bayern Munich.

Premier League champions Manchester City have been hit by Covid-19 cases with seven players self-isolating plus manager Pep Guardiola and several backroom staffs but they still managed to name a strong starting XI for their FA Cup tie at Swindon Town. The likes of Germany national team star IlkayGundogan, Belgian international playmaker Kevin De Bruyne, Gabriel Jesus, Portugal international Bernardo Silva were in the starting line-up.
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Sleeping Spanish giants Barcelona will continue their European football in the UEFA Europa League (UEL) after they were dumped out of the Champions League by German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich.

Five-time European champions Barcelona needed to beat the Germans in their final Group E clash at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night to be certain of going through to the next round. In  the end, three Germany internationals scored to propel Bayern Munich to a 3-0 home win over Barcelona thereby eliminating the Catalans from this season’s Champions League. The German trio of Thomas Mueller, Leroy Sane and Jamal Musiala all scored for the Bavarian giants during the win over Barcelona.

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Reigning European champions Chelsea have increased their advantage at the Premier League summit to three points after the win over Newcastle United at St. James Park on Saturday. The away win over Newcastle United and the dropped points from nearest challengers Liverpool and Manchester City ensured that Chelsea were able to stretch their advantage at the top.

Chelsea began the latest set of Premier League matches with a one-point lead over Liverpool and a two-point lead over holders Manchester City. Liverpool and Manchester City occupy the second and third position respectively on the league standings. Continue reading

Germany have been impressive since Hansi Flick became the new manager in the summer. The new German senior national team boss left Bayern Munich to take his new position as the replacement for Joachim Low who resigned from the role after several years in the dugout. Low was in charge of Germany for fifteen (15) years and he won the FIFA World Cup title with the team at the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament.

Flick won all the major trophies possible for Bayern Munich during his time with the Bavarian giants and he has led Germany to four successive wins since taking over from Low in the dugout. In his latest game, Germany came from a goal down to beat Romania 2-1 at home. Continue reading

German champions Bayern Munich have signed Austrian international Marcel Sabitzer from rivals RB Leipzig in a €16m deal. The Bavarian giants announced the transfer earlier this week.

Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig are the top two teams in Germany from last season and the former has raided the latter to sign their manager, their best defender and their best midfielder. Bayern Munich appointed Julian Nagelsmann as their new manager this summer. Nagelsmann led RB Leipzig to second place behind Bayern last season. The Bavarian giants also signed Frenchman Dayot Upamecano and now, the aforementioned Sabitzer. Upamecano and Sabitzer were the best defender and best midfielder at RB Leipzig last season. Continue reading

Bayern Munich midfielder Leon Goretzka is a midfield target for Premier League outfit Manchester United. The Germany international has been identified by Manchester United officials as a player that could add quality to their team in the middle of the park.

Journalist Christian Falk says that Manchester United are ready to offer Germany midfielder Goretzkaimproved terms on what he earns at Bayern Munich. The German champions are wary of the interest from Manchester United and have made their move to tie him down to a new deal at the Allianz Arena.
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Germany’s goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has sent a plea to his teammates in the attacking department of the squad to try and be more clinical if they are going to have a huge shot at winning the Euros 2020 trophy. The European giants are one of the favorites to emerge winners of the competition but their opening game against France in their group round of fixtures was not as encouraging as many had expected.

The Germans conceded an own goal through defender Mats Hummels in the match and it eventually turned out to be the only goal of the game as they fell to a slender 1-0 defeat at the hands of World Champions France. Germany have a wealth of attacking talents in their squad, including the likes of Leroy Sane, Serge Gnabry, Thomas Muller, and others but none of those players was able to help the country to avoid defeat against 2018’s FIFA World Cup winners.
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Germany ended preparations for the Euro 2020 tournament on a fantastic note following the 7-1 thumping of Latvia in their final friendly game. The Germans hit Latvia for seven to build momentum ahead of their campaign in the Group of Death. Germany have been drawn in Group F tagged the ‘Group of Death’ alongside world champions France, European champions Portugal and Hungary.

The Germans start their Euro 2020 campaign against France on Tuesday before facing Portugal next week Saturday. Their final group game is against Hungary on June 23. The German players were in top shape in the final friendly against Latvia as they raced into a five-goal lead at the end of the first half.
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