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Germany
How will Bayern Munich spend their summer?
08:00 Monday 10th June 2019

When it was announced that Niko Kovac will be taking over from Jupp Heynckes as Bayern Munich manager in April last year, many were sceptical about the Croatian’s appointment. Largely because he's inexperienced at the top level. Fast…

Spain
Equal Time: Gareth Bale is not done
09:00 Monday 27th May 2019

Sometimes a player develops an unfavourable reputation, deserved or unwarranted, that he just can’t shake. If this was Family Feud, you’d probably buzz in with ‘Paul Pogba’s lack of dedication’. Survey says……

Managerial News
Unhappy league champions face questions despite success
15:00 Sunday 26th May 2019

Europe's top five domestic leagues all were won by defending champions this season. Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Juventus each reaffirmed their domestic dominance. Despite these victories, none…

Bundesliga
Hakim Ziyech the ideal magician to solve Bayern Munich's attack
08:00 Tuesday 21st May 2019

Munich was the place to be on Saturday night. Bayern won their seventh Bundesliga title on the trot, capping off a troublesome season on a high note. An emotional farewell to club legends Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, dubbed "Robbery"…

Managerial News
Bundesliga title won't spare Nico Kovac from the sack
12:00 Sunday 19th May 2019

After a 5-1 victory over Europa League semifinalists Eintracht Frankfurt on the 2018/19 season's final day, Bayern Munich are Bundesliga champions for the seventh year running. The score reflected the Rekordmeister's traditional dominance.…

Bundesliga
Did Bayern Munich overpay for Lucas Hernandez?
08:00 Saturday 30th March 2019

These days only inflated commodities show in the transfer market. Each window outdoes the last. Bayern Munich’s record-breaking £65m purchase of Lucas Hernandez from Atletico Madrid ushers another extreme phase.  The Bavarians'…

Bundesliga
Four players Bayern Munich should sign next summer
09:00 Tuesday 26th March 2019

Bayern Munich exited the Champions League early this season but remain in control in the Bundesliga. If there's anything new, it's that they kicked it into gear much later than usual domestically. Niko Kovac's first half-season…

Germany
Niko Kovac proving the wrong man for Bayern Munich
12:00 Friday 15th March 2019

An uncharacteristic poor start to the season left many wondering if Niko Kovac was the right manager for Bayern Munich. The reigning Bundesliga champions have dominated German football for a long time now. Having become used to relatively easy…

Bundesliga
Can Marco Reus' return spark sputtering BVB?
09:00 Thursday 7th March 2019

Marco Reus’ return couldn’t come any sooner. Borussia Dortmund’s form underwent a landslide without him. BVB edge Bayern atop the Bundesliga only due to superior goal difference. No one else stepped up in Reus' absence…

Germany
Serge Gnabry: Arsenal's loss, Bayern's gain
17:00 Wednesday 6th March 2019

Arsene Wenger built a reputation for giving young players a chance during his Arsenal heydays. The likes of Alexandr Hleb, Alex Song, Theo Walcott and the popular Cesc Fabregas all made their name as youngsters filing out for the Gunners.…

Champions League
Will Bayern Munich deny Liverpool progress in the Champions League?
09:00 Tuesday 19th February 2019

Niko Kovac arrived at Bayern Munich in the summer as more or less the chosen one. A former player at the Allianz Arena and an up-and-coming manager with a Bayern scalp and complementary DFB Pokal in his back pocket as Eintracht Frankfurt…

Premier League
Ready or rusty? Liverpool idle 10 days before Champions League Round of 16
08:00 Tuesday 19th February 2019

Time can be a blessing and a curse. It may prove both for Liverpool ahead of their Champions League clash with Bayern Munich. Jurgen Klopp is a man who prefers to focus on the positives. Thus, it seems prudent to start there. The ten-day…

Bundesliga
Does Bayern Munich have enough firepower to compete on all fronts?
09:00 Thursday 14th February 2019

The winter break offered beleaguered Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovac some much-needed breathing room. He had time to reflect on his best XI and plan for the season's second half. The Bavarians set off on a dominant run when play resumed…

Tactical Analysis
Do some players just rub managers the wrong way?
08:00 Monday 28th January 2019

We all encounter people we just can't stand to be around. Take it from me, the worst thing you can do is marry them. When you and your partner have different ideas about everything, it's difficult to build a functional let alone lasting…

Germany
Can unpredictable RB Leipzig shock Bayern Munich at home?
12:00 Wednesday 19th December 2018

There was a time RB Leipzig dreaded Bayern Munich. The gulf in class, pedigree and affluence sent jitters. The Red Bulls gladly donated its best prospects to the Bavarian project. Not anymore, however. On Wednesday, Die Bullen visit Allianz…