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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Marco Reus linked with shock Man United move?

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Marco Reus is hot property in world football and despite links to many clubs this summer, Bayern Munich President Franz Beckenbauer believes Manchester United could tempted the player. He told German newspaper Bild that Borussia Dortmund will struggle to hold onto their man next summer and if Bayern don’t get him then Real Madrid or Manchester United will. Franz Beckenbauer continues …

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Has Real Madrid’s Di Maria moved club already? Man United?

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Reports from AS have suggested that Real Madrid winger Angel Di Maria has already chosen his new club. Photo’s have been leaked across social media revealing the Argentinian wearing the PSG kit stating he is poised to sign for the French outfit next Monday. Manchester United and Bayern Munich have been heavily linked with the winger and both have been reported …

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Another German league player on Arsenal’s radar. Trio depart

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Yesterday we reported that Arsene Wenger was mulling over a move for Bayern Munich’s Austrian David Alaba. The player allegedly wants to play in central midfield and with Bastian Schweinsteiger and Javi Martinez already in the team that isn’t looking too likely. Today though there are reports that Arsenal are in for another Bundesliga player, According to The Mirror Wenger …

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Are Arsenal about to move for a Bayern Munich star?

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This could be interesting, very interesting. Austrian site Salzburg.com has suggested that Arsenal have put Bayern Munich star David Alaba on their wish list. The site suggests that Arsene Wenger is hoping to lure the 20 year old who played in the Champions League final, to The Emirates by offering a central midfield position. For Bayern he has largely been …

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Arsenal fans – what would be a good result tonight? Can we scrape a win?

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There were a few brief moments a couple of days back when I saw a glimmer of hope. I looked at that Bayern team sheet and thought, well no Ribery, Robben or Schweinsteiger. Several of the players that inflicted so much damage at The Emirates are missing. If only Giroud could oblige us with an early goal, then maybe just …

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Arsenal update – How bad is the Wilshere injury? Bayern team news and more

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Worrying times for Gunners fans as Arsene Wenger admits that his star midfielder could face a longer lay off than the three weeks that were discused yesterday. Wilshere’s injury is alarmingly similar to the one that kept him out of football for the best part of a year and a half and Wenger suggested yesterday that the England player could …

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Nightmare for Arsenal: BBC confirm that Jack Wilshere will be out for three weeks

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Not good news for The Gunners as they bid to recover their Champions League tie against Bayern while pressing for fourth place in the Premiership. The BBC (Radio Five Live) has confirmed that the club’s key midfielder, Jack Wilshere, will be out of action for at least three weeks. There’s more here. As the player has stayed in Dubai it …

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Arsenal update: Wilshere out, Podolski to Juve? And Raul Albiol targeted

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The big news today focuses on the upcoming Champions League game against Bayern on Wednesday. And what looked like just about possible for Arsenal, now looks like impossible. After a series of injuries dogged the German side, the Gunners now have to deal with the absence of their talismanic midfielder Jack Wilshere. According to The Guardian Wilshere is still in …

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Arsenal update: Ribery out, Robben iffy, Schweinsteiger suspended – could the Gunners have a chance?

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So good news for Arsenal as they prepare to face Bayern Munich in the second leg of their Champions League tie. Bayern are going to be without key players – quite a lot of them. The man who was the architect of the Bayern win in North London, central midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, is suspended as is defender Jerome Boateng. Bayern …

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Five things Arsenal fans were thinking at the final whistle last night

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A few things that Arsenal fans were thinking at the end of the game last night. 1 That this was their last European home game for a while – Many Gunners aren’t confident that Arsenal will over haul Spurs and/or Chelsea and secure a Champions League place next year. So last night could be the last Champions League night at …

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Arsenal update: Tracking Lyon’s Gonalons and Grenier and Bayern’s Gustavo

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Arsene has probably got other things on his mind tonight, but maybe tomorrow he will be back to planning on how he will re-shape his squad in the summer. That’s actually assuming he is still holding the reins at the Emirates – you can now get 12-1 from Ladbrokes on the Frenchman leaving or getting sacked. Caught Offside have picked …

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Arsenal update: Season ticket weirdness, Wenger does Taxi Driver, but Bayern boss backs him

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Phew – what a day. It sounds like one that Arsene Wenger won’t want to remember. In case you missed it, earlier in the day Wenger had a bit of an incident that the Arsenal press conference. There’s a blow by blow account at The Guardian, but the fury appears to have been sparked by what Wenger called ‘wrong information; …

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Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny misses training – who might Arsene play tomorrow?

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Some very worrying news for Gunners fans on the eve Arsenal’s games against Bayern Munich. There are reports that French centre back Laurent Koscielny missed training this morning because of ongoing problems with a calf injury. It has to be said that Koscielny looked fine against Blackburn (fitness-wise) and that this might just be a precautionary move by the Arsenal …

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Arsenal update: Goalkeeper gossip, Wilshere on Chelsea and why Wenger might drop Giroud

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There’s lot of Arsenal news this morning with the papers dominated by recriminations over the defeat to Blackburn and previews of the game on Tuesday against Bayern Munich. Jack Wilshere has been talking eloquently about both subjects. On the Blackburn game Wilshere said “It’s obviously disappointing to go out of the FA Cup. We know what this trophy means in …

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Guardiola wants Spurs’ Gareth Bale for Bayern Munich

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Gareth Bale’s sensational season hasn’t gone un-noticed in Germany. According to today’s Daily Mail Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola is lining up a bid to rival the one that which is expected to come from Real Madrid in the summer. The paper reckons that the ex Barca boss has a transfer war chest of £100 million and that he is …

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Arsenal update: Wenger’s press conference has injury news (Gibbs/Wilshere), update on Villa and more

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Arsene Wenger had a pretty busy time of it this morning at the Arsenal press conference fielding questions about upcoming games against Blackburn and Bayern as well as the future of Santos, Villa and more. Firstly on the injuries, Wenger revealed there was a possibility that Kieran Gibbs could be back in time for the game against Bayern ‘Kieran has …

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