Bayern Munich Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Bayern Munich to set up Youth Academy in United States

    Pro Soccer Talk "Bayern Munich have taken the next step in their commitment to engage the US Soccer community, establishing an extensive partnership that will bring the club’s famed Youth Academy to more than 55,000 kids in the United States. The partnership, in conjunction with Global Premier Soccer, was..." November 13

  • Tottenham set to make £19.6m transfer offer to sign Bayern Munich outcast Xherdan Shaqiri

    Metro "Shaqiri, who saw a move to Liverpool collapse in the summer, is pushing to leave Bayern in the new year after failing to get regular game time. And reports say Spurs are set to make an offer worth £19.6million to bring him to White Hart Lane, ending Mauricio Pochettino’s hunt for a wideman." November 12

  • Man Utd leading Bayern Munich in £35m race for unsettled Fiorentina star Juan Cuadrado

    The Express "United - along with Barcelona and Bayern Munich - were heavily linked with a move for Cuadrado over the summer. The 26-year-old seemingly put an end to the speculation when he signed a fresh contract with La Viola. However, reports in Italy suggest that Cuadrado has already had a change of..." November 12

  • Bayern Munich's dominance in Germany shows how greed can wreck football

    Daily Mail "Marco Reus scored against Bayern Munich on Saturday. Don’t worry, they won’t let it happen next year. Reus is the among the last remaining jewels at Borussia Dortmund, a lightning-quick winger or attacking midfielder, and the German Footballer of the Year in 2012. Had he not injured an..." November 03

  • Bayern Munich discuss signing former Manchester United and Brighton goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich are in discussions to sign former Brighton and Manchester United goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak. The 32-year-old free agent is wanted by Pep Guardiola after reserve keeper Pepe Reina suffered a calf injury while third choice Thomas Starke is also facing an operation on his right..." October 27

  • Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben says Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal honed his mind and body

    The Telegraph "Jose Mourinho made him mentally tough, Louis van Gaal banished his injury nightmares, but it is Pep Guardiola who has given Arjen Robben his place in football paradise. Robben could have been at the heart of the action at Old Trafford this Sunday, tearing down the wing for Van Gaal’s..." October 24

  • Pep Guardiola admits desire to one day manage Manchester United

    Pro Soccer Talk "According to reports in a new book chronicling Pep Guardiola’s title-winning campaign at Bayern Munich last season, the Spanish manager wants to one day manage Manchester United. Written by Marti Perarnau the book is a behind-the-scenes look at Guardiola’s debut campaign in Munich and in it..." October 16

  • Bayern Munich's Thiago suffers another serious knee ligament injury in training

    ESPN FC "Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago is set for another lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a third serious knee ligament tear in training. Thiago, 23, missed the Bundesliga champions' title run-in last season after sustaining serious knee ligament damage during Bayern's clash with..." October 15

  • Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil scotches Bayern Munich exit rumours on Twitter

    Metro "Reports had emerged that the German, who is currently sidelined with a knee injury, would leave for Bayern Munich in a £30 million move before he had regained full fitness. However, The World Cup winner has since moved to dismiss speculation about his future by declaring that he’s by no means..." October 14

  • Mesut Ozil wants to leave Arsenal in January as Bayern Munich line up £30m bid for crocked German midfielder

    Daily Mail "Mesut Ozil wants to quit Arsenal as soon as January and the Gunners are ready to do business. Bayern Munich are lining up a bid of around £30million for Ozil, who joined Arsenal from Real Madrid last summer for a club record £42.5m. The Football Grapevine understands the Germany star has..." October 13

  • Liverpool midfielder Emre Can reveals why he turned down Bayern Munich return for Anfield move

    Daily Mirror "Emre Can has revealed how he turned down the chance to return to Bayern Munich because he was so desperate to sign for Liverpool this summer, writes James Pearce in the Liverpool Echo. The Germany Under-21s midfielder, who is closing in on a comeback after a month out with an ankle injury,..." October 11

  • Zlatan takes a shot at Pep Guardiola

    Pro Soccer Talk "Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a man who tells it as it is. This time, he’s taking a shot at Pep Guardiola over decisions made in 2010. It is no secret Zlatan and Guardiola had their differences at Barcelona. The striker’s time in Spain was often tumultuous, leading to a loan to Milan that turned into a..." September 29

  • Cardiff earned DOUBLE the amount Bayern Munich received in domestic TV rights last year

    Daily Mail "Incredibly, last year the Barclays Premier League's bottom side Cardiff earned twice as much in domestic TV rights than Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich. Comparing the money paid to each club in Europe's top five leagues demonstrates how the Premier League is eclipsing its rivals as a global..." September 26

  • Mesut Ozil ‘being tracked by Bayern Munich in January transfer swoop from Arsenal’

    Metro "Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is reportedly being tracked by Bayern Munich ahead of a prospective transfer to Germany in January. According to The Evening Standard, the German champions have kept a close eye on the midfielder ever since the 25-year-old signed for The Gunners from Real Madrid in..." September 26

  • Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola is a man on edge trying to find his way in the Bundesliga

    Yahoo! Sports "As the minutes ticked by and Bayern tried to build another attack from deep, the ball bounced out for a throw-in. Bayern Munich's manager, Pep Guardiola, prowling the touchline all night, pounced quickly and looked to instantly return it to his left-back, Juan Bernat. But he miscued the pass and..." September 26

  • Tottenham join Liverpool in race for MK Dons' £10m wonderkid Dele Alli

    Daily Mail "Tottenham are set to rival Liverpool for the signature of MK Dons teenage star Dele Alli. Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino personally went to Stadium:mk to watch Alli play in MK Dons' shock 4-0 Capital One Cup win against Manchester United. And the 18-year-old did not disappoint as he shone..." September 24

  • Liverpool and Bayern Munich target Dele Alli dances to his own tune at MK Dons

    The Telegraph "Dele Alli, the MK Dons teenager being chased by Liverpool and Bayern Munich, so loves playing football that as kick-off approaches he often dances in the dressing-room to Drake and DJ Rusky – or Ed Sheeran if the older players complain about his choice of music. Alli’s footwork on the field has..." September 19

  • Louis van Gaal made Bayern Munich 'stink', says Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis

    The Independent "Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis has hit out at Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal. Demichelis, 33, played under the Dutch coach at Bayern Munich but has criticised his style of management. The Argentinian spent more than seven years at the club playing almost 250 games but fell..." September 19

  • Yaya Toure facing Manchester City fan backlash after Champions League Pep Guardiola embrace

    Daily Mirror "Yaya Toure is at the centre of a backlash from Manchester City fans for embracing Pep Guardiola following his side's Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich. TV cameras picked out Toure and Guardiola, who managed the City midfielder at Barcelona, smiling and talking in the immediate aftermath..." September 18

  • Pep Guardiola on Manchester United: ‘They don’t have enough money’

    Pro Soccer Talk "In an offseason that saw Manchester United splurge out over $240 million on transfers, one man believes they didn’t have quite enough. Pep Guardiola recently criticized United’s spending spree, which initially had targets from his Bayern Munich squad. Rumors linked Manchester United with..." September 17

  • Arsenal, Chelsea and Man Utd on RED ALERT as Mario Gotze admits he's open to a move abroad

    Daily Star "The German international, who scored the winning goal in the World Cup final, attracted interest from a host of Europe's top clubs while he was at Borussia Dortmund. Reports suggested that Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United were all interested in signing the 22-year-old, and made enquiries..." September 11

  • Liverpool could make fresh move for Bayern Munich’s Xherdan Shaqiri in January

    Metro "Liverpool could be ready to rekindle their interest in Xherdan Shaqiri during the January transfer window, after the player’s agent hinted at a possible exit from Bayern Munich. The midfielder, who played for Switzerland against England on Monday night, was strongly linked with a move to..." September 11

  • Pep Guardiola urged Bayern's Julian Green to join Hamburg on loan

    ESPN FC "U.S. international Julian Green says Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola encouraged him to join Hamburg on loan to prove his worth. Green, 19, joined Hamburg on a season-long loan on Monday and is set to link up with his new teammates at the end of the week after representing United States in a..." September 03

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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