Liverpool – Shaqiri allowed to leave Bayern Munich

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Liverpool fans will be delighted to hear that their long term target Xherdan Shaqiri will be available for transfer in January after the club announced that he is free to leave. The Daily Mail carry the quotes from Bayern Munich’s club president Franz Beckenbauer. Shaqiri, 23-years-old, began his career at FC Basel and worked his way through the youth academy …

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“Aguero is the best finisher in the world” – Hoddle

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Former Spurs boss, Glenn Hoddle has hailed Manchester City’ Sergio Aguero as the “best finisher in the world” after his sensational hat-trick against Bayern Munich in yesterday’s Champions League clash. City found themselves 2-1 down despite Bayern reduced to 10 men. However, a late surge from City and the Argentine saw the Premier League champions take all 3 points against …

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Xherdan Shaqiri to Liverpool, Chelsea or Tottenham?

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Bayern Munich’s 5ft 6 1/2in winger Xherdan Shaqiri has been linked to the Premier League heavily over the past few months and now it is understood by the Daily Star that either Chelsea, Liverpool or Tottenham Hotspur are his potential destinations in January. Shaqiri joined FC Basel in 2001 and worked through the Swiss club’s youth academy before reaching the …

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Arsenal or Manchester United – Hummels has chosen

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Mats Hummels is one of the hottest defensive properties in world football, Arsenal and Manchester United both desperately seeking to bring the German to the Premier League. The Daily Express believe he has made his choice… Arsene Wenger will be happy! Hummel began his career at Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and worked through their youth academy before appearing for the …

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Manchester United – Move for Coentrao on the rocks

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Manchester United’s planned move for Real Madrid left-back Fabio Coentrao is on the ropes this evening because of an injury to Bayern Munich left-back David Alaba. Why does Alaba matter I hear you ask? Well the Daily Express detail how Madrid sought out the Austrian defender to replace Coentrao should he make a Premier League move. Fabio Coentrao began his career …

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Tottenham update – Shaqiri a target for January?

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Tottenham Hotspur managed to recover from falling 1-0 behind to Aston Villa this weekend and won their match. However, Mauricio Pochettino’s men are still struggling to find form and talk of reinforcements in January have already begun. Goal.com reckon Bayern Munich’s winger Xherdan Shaqiri, who is currently surplus to requirements at the German giants, could be on his way to White …

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Liverpool update – Marco Reus to make sensational move?

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Speculation around the future of German international Marco Reus has been rumbling on for months, now The Metro believe that Liverpool are favourites to land his signature. The Daily Express understand Arsenal and Manchester United are also interested in Reus. Marco Reus has been in contract talks with his current employers Borussia Dortmund for a few months now but it appears …

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Arsenal update – Hummels close to Arsenal switch?

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Manchester United were linked heavily linked to Mats Hummels over the summer as the club were desperate for a new centre-back. The move didn’t materialise and so Hummels would remain at Borussia Dortmund but now the Daily Star link the defender to Arsenal. The 25-year-old German international has been rumoured to fancy a Premier League move for a number of …

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Manchester United – Would Marcelo be a good signing?

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Manchester United have had well documented defensive problems so far in Louis Van Gaal’s reign, the club failed to sign a world class centre-back and new boy Luke Shaw has struggled to get fit meaning most games have seen make-shift back lines. On Monday the Daily Express reported that Manchester United were set to launch a bid to sign Brazil left-back …

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Bayern Munich meet the Pope following 7-1 win!

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Bayern Munich were today rewarded for their phenomenal dismantling of AS Roma last night by meeting the Pope in the Italian capital. Bayern Munich tore apart Roma 7-1 away from home to send out a strong message to the rest of Europe whose attention may have previously been focused on Barcelona or Real Madrid. Pope Francis, known as the Bishop …

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Pep Guardiola will manage Manchester United one day

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43-year-old Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has admitted that one day he would love to manage Premier League club Manchester United. The Daily Telegraph carries the quotes from a new book that has been released documenting his new season at the Bundesliga side. Pep Guardiola began his playing career with Barcelona and played 263 La Liga games for the first team …

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Arsenal Update – Ozil wants to leave

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Arsenal’s Mesult Ozil wants to leave the club. That is the latest news to come out of the Daily Mail who have suggested that Ozil is unhappy at the Emirates. Additionally, the German has caught wind that Bayern Munich are reportedly set to place a £30m bid to prize away the Arsenal play-maker from England. A player who has failed to be …

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Champions League preview: featuring Man City, Chelsea and Barcelona

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The Champions League is back this week! As ever the biggest club competition in the world throws up some fantastic ties and tonight is no different with Barcelona, PSG, Chelsea, Manchester City and Bayern Munich all in action. There are 8 games on offer and all will be incredibly important as match-day 2 sees 3 more vital points on offer. Here is …

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Champions League preview: featuring Chelsea and Manchester City

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  Last night the Champions League of 2014/15 kicked off in style with Premier League clubs Liverpool and Arsenal in action. Tonight though, we have plenty more fixtures to look forward to as Manchester City travel to 2013 winners Bayern Munich, Chelsea host German side Schalke and Barcelona get ready for the visit of Cypriot team Apoel Nicosia. Here is …

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Luiz Gustavo rules out move to Manchester United or Arsenal

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Defensive midfielder Luiz Gustavo has ruled out a move to Manchester United or Arsenal in January, according to the Daily Star. The 27-year-old is currently at German club Wolfsburg and speculation plagued his summer. Gustavo has 27 caps for Brazil and has played in the World Cup, his ability to break up play and start attacking moves has led to …

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Bayern Munich in shock Mesut Ozil move?!

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Mesut Ozil joined Arsenal from Real Madird for a fee of £42.5m in the summer of 2013. The fee made him the most expensive German player of all time and he came with heavy expectations following a phenomenal assist record in Spain. However, caughtoffside.com believe that Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich could be set to make a shock move for the midfielder. …

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Bayern Munich’s Mario Gotze open to move abroad

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Bayern Munich and Germany superstar Mario Gotze would be open to a move abroad. He told German newspaper Bild: “I am very happy to play for Bayern and Germany … but could play for another 14 years, and going abroad would be nice.” Mario Gotze started his professional football career with Borussia Dortmund, making his debut in November 2009. He would …

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Alonso completes switch to Bayern Munich

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Xabi Alonso has completed his transfer from Real Madrid to German giants Bayern Munich. The former Liverpool midfielder has been in Germany to complete a medical and today, BBC Sport announced that a deal has been reached between the two clubs. £8m is the figure being thrown about between Madrid and Bayern and the 32-year-old will give a press conference later this …

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Bayern Munich about to sign Xabi Alonso

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Twitter was inundated with a mass of Tweets insisting that Xabi Alonso was Bayern Munich bound this morning: BREAKING: Xabi Alonso to have medical at Bayern Munich today. #SSNHQ — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) August 28, 2014 #BayernMunich closing in on #XabiAlonso — Faith & Footy (@Faith_Footy) August 28, 2014 Xabi Alonso is due to undergo a medical at …

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Thomas Müller turned down Manchester United?

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Thomas Müller has been with Bayern Munich since his youth career began at the club in the year 2000. The German international has now claimed that he turned down an “astronomical” offer from Manchester United to move to the Premier League. Müller was vital in Germany’ 2014 World Cup win and has scored 10 goals in 13 tournament appearances over …

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