Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The coach announced his first squad since replacing Alejandro Sabella at the helm of the national team ahead of its friendly against the world champions
The dynamic midfielder has been linked with a move away from Madrid and the former Germany star would welcome him with open arms at the Allianz Arena.
Germany's top teams have been busy strengthening over the summer and Goal takes a look at how they will compete over the next nine months.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Bavarians have been heavily linked with Roma's Mehdi Benatia, but the ex-Barcelona coach has stressed a new center back is not a necessity despite Javi Martinez's injury.
Goal takes a look at the attackers who are likely to dominate the goalscoring charts in Germany in 2014-15.
Monday, August 18, 2014
The out-of-favor 25-year-old will spend the season with Vincenzo Montella in Florence after helping Sevilla win the Europa League last season.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Goals from Mario Gotze, Thomas Muller, David Alaba and Claudio Pizarro secured the Bavarians' passage into the second round of the DFB-Pokal
The Germany international, who had been out of action since December 2012, started Sunday's DFB-Pokal win at Preussen Munster.
Mario Gotze, Thomas Muller, David Alaba and Claudio Pizarro were all on target for Pep Guardiola's side — but Robert Lewandowski missed an injury-time penalty.
Following a string of big-money moves this summer, Goal takes a look at how a team with the priciest players in each position would look.
Friday, August 15, 2014
The defender, who earned his 100th cap during the World Cup, says the national team is "in better shape than ever" heading into the future.
The Dutchman says he is raring to go for the new season but warns that he needs more time before he is in peak condition after the World Cup.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The 10-man shortlist has been reduced to three, with Cristiano Ronaldo set to battle it out with Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben and Manuel Neuer.
Bayern Munich has confirmed the player will have an operation on a knee injury suffered in the DFL-Supercup defeat to Borussia Dortmund.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The club captain pointed to the number of players still working their way to full fitness as the reason behind the surprise defeat on Tuesday.
COMMENT: The Boulogne-born star may have established himself as one of the best players in the world for nearly a decade, but his quality was all too fleeting with les Bleus.
The Spain midfielder suffered a suspected anterior cruciate knee ligament injury, which could rule him out for much of the season
The Bavarians lost the season's curtain raiser, lost a key member of the squad and seemed to struggle with Pep Guardiola's latest tactical changes
Goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wrapped up the German Super Cup for Dortmund, as Klopp's counterattacking system wreaked havoc against Die Roten.
The forward celebrated with a Spiderman mask after heading in his side's second goal to seal a comfortable victory over Pep Guardiola's men.