Bayern Munich Rumors & News

  • Bayern Munich join Paris St-Germain in race for Everton ace Seamus Coleman

    Daily Star "Everton face a new fight to keep a top defender with Bayern Munich eyeing Republic of Ireland right-back Seamus Coleman. The Goodison club have been fighting off Chelsea’s attempt to sign John Stones, rejecting four bids – the last for £37 million. Now, German giants Bayern are set to join..." August 30

  • Leicester City eyeing audacious swoop for Bayern Munich and Brazil defender Dante

    Daily Mirror "Leicester are making an audacious bid to land Bayern Munich and Brazil defender Dante, writes Tom Hopkinson in the Sunday People. The 31-year-old centre-half has fallen behind Jerome Boateng and Mehdi Benatia in the pecking order at the Allianz Arena. And Foxes boss Claudio Ranieri reckons..." August 30

  • Report: Manchester United planning massive $112 million bid for Arjen Robben

    Pro Soccer Talk "Louis Van Gaal could be planning a monster move before the transfer window closes on September 1. According to Dutch news outlet De Telegraaf, United is preparing a massive bid of $112 million to bring Robben to Old Trafford, which would reunite LVG with one of his favorite players. Robben..." August 29

  • Thiago Alcantara extends Bayern Munich contract until 2019

    ESPN FC "Thiago Alcantara has signed a new four-year contract with Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. Thiago, 24, has made just 13 league starts since being signed from Barcelona in the summer of 2013 after being dogged by injuries. The midfielder has come off the bench in both of Bayern's opening..." August 27

  • Bayern Munich enter race to sign Kevin de Bruyne ahead of Manchester City

    The Telegraph "Bayern Munich have entered the race to sign Manchester City target Kevin De Bruyne by offering Wolfsburg the prospect of keeping the midfielder until next summer. Having abandoned attempts to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba earlier this summer due to the Italian club’s £71m price-tag, City..." August 25

  • Bayern Munich director slams door on Thomas Muller exit talk

    Daily Mirror "Bayern Munich sporting director Matthias Sammer has moved to quash speculation surrounding the future of striker Thomas Muller. Muller, 25, has been linked with a big money move to Manchester United this summer, with the Red Devils rumoured to be interested in a €100m deal. With skipper..." August 24

  • Willian ‘offered to Bayern Munich and PSG after Chelsea Pedro transfer’

    Metro "Chelsea have reportedly offered Brazilian winger Willian to European giants Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain. The 27-year-old has not impressed for the Blues this season, and now faces increased competition for a place in the team as the club near a deal for Barcelona star Pedro. " August 20

  • Everton ‘preparing transfer offer for £6.4m rated Bayern defender Dante’

    Metro "Everton are considering a shock move for Bayern Munich central defender Dante. The Toffees are preparing a £6.4million move for the Brazilian, according to German newspaper Bild, as Roberto Martinez looks to strengthen his defensive options before deadline day. The 31-year-old has spent..." August 20

  • Manchester United 'bid £60m for Thomas Muller' as Germans claim Louis van Gaal tables huge offer

    Daily Mail "Manchester United have bid £60million for Bayern Munich striker Thomas Muller, according to reports in Germany. The Red Devils have been linked with a move for the German star all summer with Muller admitting he has a special relationship with Louis van Gaal. And German daily Sport BILD..." August 20

  • Thomas Muller ‘desperate to make Manchester United transfer’

    Metro "Thomas Muller is desperate to seal a shock transfer to Manchester United, according to reports. United have apparently made two bids for Muller this summer – both of which have been rejected by Bayern Munich. The striker has been expected to stay put, but the Daily Express says Muller is now..." August 16

  • Thomas Muller not for sale at ANY price warns Bayern Munich chief

    Daily Mirror "Louis van Gaal has been told by Bayern Munich to keep away from Thomas Muller. Manchester United are desperate to make the forward their next big summer signing. They have already taken Bastian Schweinsteiger from Bayern as part of a £77million summer spree. The German club’s chief..." August 14

  • Man Utd and Arsenal ready to pounce as Bayern hero reveals 'unhappy' Gotze is unsettled

    The Express "Elber, who made 265 appearances for the club, believes Gotze has failed to live up to his reputation after earning a big-money move from rivals Borussia Dortmund in 2013. And the former Brazil international claims Guardiola could be the one to blame. "There is a huge difference between how..." August 13

  • Pellegrini admits Guardiola shadow looms large over Man City despite signing new contract

    The Express "And Pellegrini, who had a season left on his old deal, says the extension will not save him from the sack if City fail to win a trophy for the second season running. He knows the fact that City's chief executive Ferran Soriano and Txiki Begiristain know Guardiola so well from their days at..." August 08

  • Man United favourites to beat Arsenal to complete huge move for Robert Lewandowski

    Daily Star "The Red Devils are desperate to sign a striker having failed with moves for Harry Kane and Edinson Cavani. Lewandowski scored a stunning volley against AC Milan yesterday and Bayern Munich have no intention of letting him go. But if they do, the bookmakers reckon United are best-placed to..." August 06

  • Mario Gotze 'very happy' at Bayern Munich despite Juventus interest

    ESPN FC "Bayern Munich attacker Mario Gotze has said he is "very happy" at the Allianz Arena despite interest from Juventus. This week, Gotze, 23, said "we will see what happens" with his Bayern future, leading to suggestions a summer exit could be in the offing. However, speaking to ZDF after..." August 06

  • Jay Z signs huge soccer star Jerome Boateng

    TMZ "Another HUGE move for Jay Z's sports agency -- which just signed one of the biggest soccer stars in the world ... opening the door to HUGE CASH for Roc Nation Sports in the world of international soccer. Jay just locked up Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng -- a World Cup champion who..." July 30

  • Liverpool and Arsenal join Bayern Munich in the race to sign Juventus star Kingsley Coman

    talkSport "The 19-year-old Juventus star is billed as one of the hottest properties in European football but has reportedly revealed his frustration at a lack of game time in Turin. Speculation is mounting that Germany World Cup winner Mario Gotze could join the Italian double winners this summer, opening..." July 27

  • Bayern Munich turn down record Manchester United bid for Muller

    ESPN FC "Here's something massive (well, potentially) via Sport1 in Germany... Manchester United have reportedly had a record bid turned down by Bayern Munich for their 25-year-old, do-it-all forward, Thomas Muller. The paper is claiming that Louis van Gaal and Co. have offered €one hundred million..." July 21

  • Bayern Munich agree $43.2 million deal with Juventus for Arturo Vidal

    Pro Soccer Talk "Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal is closing in on a move to Bayern Munich. Vidal, 28, starred for Chile as they won the Copa America for the first-time ever this summer, but the man they call “King Arthur” has told Juventus he wants to leave the reigning Italian champions and head back to the..." July 20

  • Louis Van Gaal wants two more signings for Manchester United with Bayern duo top of list

    The Express "MANCHESTER UNITED boss Louis Van Gaal is looking for two more players to complete his summer shopping spree after warning that the club must never again finish outside the top three. Van Gaal is irked that United face a potentially hazardous two legged play off next month to qualify for the..." July 19

  • Arturo Vidal close to £28m Bayern Munich move with Mario Gotze heading to Juventus

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich are moving quickly to replace Bastian Schweinsteiger as they close in on a move for Arturo Vidal, according to reports in Italy. The Juventus star is thought to be nearing a move to the Bundesliga champions in a deal worth £28million. This will be a hammer blow for some of the..." July 16

  • Manchester United warned Robert Lewandowski would cost over £35m

    Sky Sports "Manchester United would have to fork out over £35m if they wanted to prise striker Robert Lewandowski away from Bayern Munich, his agent has warned. It has been suggested that United boss Louis van Gaal could try to sign the Polish striker as a replacement for Robin van Persie who has signed a..." July 15

  • Report: Manchester United to sign Bayern's Bastian Schweinsteiger

    The Guardian "Manchester United have had a bid accepted by Bayern Munich for the midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, according to reports in Germany. The 30-year-old has been offered a three-year contract worth £140,000 a week according to Bild and would become Louis van Gaal’s third signing of the summer for..." July 11

  • Stoke agree £12m deal for Inter Milan star Xherdan Shaqiri

    The Express "The Swiss midfielder has struggled to make his mark in Serie A after signing from Inter Milan last January. And Stoke are believed to have offered the former Bayern Munich man a quick escape route, making a £12m offer for the 23-year-old. Italian publication Calciomercato claims the Potters..." July 09

  • Chelsea boost as Juve look to beat Arsenal and Man Utd to Mario Gotze

    The Express "Gotze's agent hit out at Pep Guardiola this week, claiming the Spaniard had 'ruined' his client. Reports this morning claimed that Manchester United had discussed a swap deal that would see Gotze arrive at Old Trafford in exchange for Angel Di Maria. Arsenal are also thought to be keen on..." July 08

  • Mehdi Benatia fuels Bayern exit talk by claiming everybody "dreams" of playing for Real Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Bayern Munich defender Mehdi Benatia has fuelled speculation that he could be on his way out of the club after just one season with the Bundesliga giants. The defender made just 24 appearances for Pep Guardiola's side last season following his big money move from Italian side Roma. Benatia..." July 08

  • Mario Gotze's agent says he needs more support at Bayern Munich

    ESPN FC "Mario Gotze's agent has criticised Bayern Munich for not giving the Germany international enough support last season. Gotze, who threw a bad first pitch at a Los Angeles Dodgers game on Friday, failed to set the Bundesliga alight in his first full campaign after his World Cup-winning goal and..." July 05

  • Bastian Schweinsteiger told to make up his mind over Bayern Munich future

    Daily Mirror "Pep Guardiola has piled the pressure on Manchester United target Bastian Schweinsteiger to decide on his future. United want to sign the Germany World Cup-winning midfielder in what would be a stunning coup for Louis van Gaal's side. Van Gaal, who converted Schweinsteiger from a wide player..." July 02

  • Manchester United boosted as Bayern Munich rule out move for Angel Di Maria

    Daily Star "Recent reports have suggested the Bundesliga club giants are eager to sign the 27-year-old as cover for Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery. But according to Guardiola, the Bavarians are not interested in landing the former Real Madrid star, who moved to Old Trafford last summer for a record British..." July 02

  • Brazil’s Douglas Costa confirms Bayern Munich interest but no deal yet

    The Guardian "The Brazil international Douglas Costa has confirmed that the German champions, Bayern Munich, are interested in signing him but that no deal was yet on the table. The 24-year-old attacking midfielder, who plays for Shakhtar Donetsk, said talks had taken place between the Ukrainian club and the..." June 30

  • Man United dealt massive blow in race for Bayern Munich ace Jerome Boateng

    Daily Star "United are being strongly linked in Germany with Bayern Munich’s World Cup-winning defender. But Sherin Senler, mother of Boateng’s twin children, was understood to be miserable in Manchester four years ago when he was at City. Sherin was pregnant at the time and was delighted to return to..." June 21

  • Manchester United confident on transfer of Bastian Schweinsteiger as his Bayern deal enters final year

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are nearing a £7.5million deal for Bayern Munich star Bastian Schweinsteiger, writes Steve Bates in the Sunday People. Old Trafford boss Louis van Gaal is confident he can lure his former player away from the Allianz Arena and transfer negotiator Ed Woodward has been tasked..." June 21

  • Bastian Schweinsteiger told to "seriously consider" Old Trafford switch

    Daily Mirror "German legend Lothar Matthaus says the Bayern Munich midfielder should think about joining the Red Devils this summer Bastian Schweinsteiger has been told to give "serious consideration" to a summer switch to Manchester United. The Bayern Munich midfielder has just a year remaining on his..." June 17

  • Bayern Munich will only sell Bastian Schweinsteiger to Manchester United if star asks to leave this summer

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich will only countenance selling Bastian Schweinsteiger if the German World Cup winner asks to leave the club this summer. The 31-year-old has been linked with a move to Manchester United, with Louis van Gaal identifying him as a possible transfer target. But Bayern chief..." June 11

  • Bayern want Bastian Schweinsteiger stay but could sell Mario Gotze

    ESPN FC "Bayern Munich will only sell Bastian Schweinsteiger if the midfielder asks to leave, according to CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, but he did not rule out a transfer for Mario Gotze. Sources told ESPN FC last month that Manchester United are keen to sign Schweinsteiger, and the 30-year-old was coy..." June 10

  • Bayern Munich end talks with Liverpool ace Raheem Sterling offering Chelsea boost in chase

    The Express "According to German news outlet Bild, discussions between Bayern and Liverpool have fallen through. Sterling's agent Aidy Ward and the club have agreed that a move to the Bundesliga champions would not be suitable for either party. " May 31

  • Angel Di Maria wanted by Bayern Munich as Manchester United dig their heels in over fee

    Daily Mirror "Bayern Munich want Angel Di Maria - but Manchester United will demand most of his record £59.7million fee. Bayern have joined Paris St Germain in vying for Di Maria and it is believed the Bundesliga giants have discussed signing the Argentina forward. Bayern can offer more cash than PSG, who..." May 28

  • Louis van Gaal keen on signing Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger

    The Telegraph "Louis van Gaal is ready to exploit Bastian Schweinsteiger’s contract stand-off with Bayern Munich by offering the World Cup winner a summer opportunity to move to Manchester United. Van Gaal, who retains an interest in Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels, despite claims from the German club..." May 23

  • Bastian Schweinsteiger must decide own future - Pep Guardiola

    ESPN FC "Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said Manchester United target Bastian Schweinsteiger is a part of his plans for next season but added: "He has to decide." Sources have told ESPN FC that United are keen to sign Schweinsteiger this summer as Louis van Gaal looks to bolster his midfield..." May 23

  • Report: Manchester United interested in Bayern Munich's Schweinsteiger

    The Score "Manchester United appear to be focusing their attention on yet another World Cup-winning German. Following reports that the Premier League team will miss out on Borussia Dortmund centre back Mats Hummels, United have set their sights on Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, sources..." May 21

  • Manchester City's transfer swoop for Kevin De Bruyne edging nearer despite Bayern and PSG interest

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City are closing in on a sensational £35million deal for Wolfsburg midfielder Kevin De Bruyne. And they could help pay for the deal by offloading misfit striker Stevan Jovetic to Inter Milan. Former Chelsea midfielder De Bruyne is also a target Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern..." May 16

  • Guardiola reacts sharply to City rumors: “I will stay here at Bayern, that is all”

    Pro Soccer Talk "Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola is leaving little room for debate when it comes to the rumors linking him with a move to Manchester City. “I’ve already said it 200 million times. I have a contract and I will stay here at Bayern, that is all,” Guardiola said. Saturday brought reports of..." May 11

  • Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery set to miss rest of Bundesliga season

    ESPN FC "Franck Ribery is set to be ruled out for the rest of the Bundesliga season after being told by Bayern Munich club medics that he must rest his injured ankle for another two weeks. Ribery, 32, sustained the injury during the 7-0 Champions League win over Shakhtar Donetsk on March 11. The winger..." May 07

  • Man Utd target Robert Lewandowski to wear MASK in Champions League semi-final

    The Express "Bayern take on Pep Guardiola's old side at the Nou Camp for the first leg of their semi-final tomorrow night (7.45pm). And Lewandowski could play with a protective face mask after fracturing his nose, upper jaw and suffering a concussion in Bayern's German Cup loss on penalties to Borussia..." May 05

  • Bayern Munich join United, City and Chelsea in race to sign Real star Bale

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich are set to add a fourth dimension to the race for Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale this summer. As reported in the Football Grapevine last week, a three-way battle between Premier League clubs Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City is set to start as soon as the Spanish season..." May 03

  • Bayern Munich sign 10-year adidas kit deal worth £645m

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich have extended their kit sponsorship with adidas until 2030 in a deal believed to be worth up to £645million. Adidas' current deal with Pep Guardiola's side had another five years left, but the German kit manufacturer moved to extend the deal by a further 10 years on Tuesday...." April 30

  • Blow for Bayern Munich after Arjen Robben is ruled out for rest of season

    The Guardian "Bayern Munich’s Arjen Robben is out for the rest of the season after tearing a muscle during his side’s German Cup semi-final loss to Borussia Dortmund – while the striker Robert Lewandowski broke his jaw and nose and suffered concussion. Bayern, who face Barcelona in the Champions League..." April 29

  • Bayern Munich set to battle Manchester United for Ilkay Gundogan as Borussia Dortmund

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich have shown interest in signing Manchester United target Ilkay Gundogan. The Borussia Dortmund midfielder is expected to make a decision about his future on Friday as Dortmund press for answers with one year left to run on his current contract. Arsenal and Atletico Madrid have..." April 29

  • Pep Guardiola charged for wearing shirt in support of deceased soccer writer Jorge “El Topo” Lopez

    Pro Soccer Talk "It’s mission accomplished for Pep Guardiola despite being charged for the tee shirt he wore to his post-match press conference on Tuesday. We’re not referring to the mission of Bayern Munich overcoming its 3-1 first leg deficit to eliminate FC Porto by a 7-4 aggregate score, rather the..." April 23

  • Bayern Munich and Germany star Mario Gotze lands Game of Thrones role

    The Express "WINTER may have come and gone in Germany, but that hasn't stopped Bayern Munich star Mario Gotze from joining the Games of Thrones craze sweeping the nation. The World Cup winner will be appearing on a post-episode talk show in his homeland this evening in order to discuss the latest twists and..." April 23