Germany

Friday 22 August 2014

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The Croatia international is full of confidence ahead of his side's daunting trip to the Allianz Arena to take on the reigning German champions

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Jurgen Klopp, who is set to become his club's longest-serving coach, could be without 10 first-team players for the game at Signal Iduna Park

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The defender is closing in on a return to full fitness but may not be risked for the opening Bundesliga game of the season

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The Germany forward says he is still eager to win trophies after adding the World Cup to his impressive list of honours

Thursday 21 August 2014

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The striker is happy with the signings the Serie A side have made this summer and believes their lack of European football this term will help them reach the top six

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The influential midfielder will be out of action for up to six weeks but he insists the problem is being handled well and will not affect him in the long term

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The prolific attacker claims the new Italy boss was keen to take him back to Turin before he joined Borussia Dortmund and the 45-year-old stepped down

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Germany's top flight has been a hotbed of fresh young stars in recent years and the coming campaign is set to see many others follow in their footsteps

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The centre-back believes Dieter Hecking's men will prove to be a tough opponent in their opening match on Friday and is delighted to be on the verge of his Bundesliga comeback

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The Bavarians' head coach will have to make do without a host of first-team players through a combination of fitness problems and suspensions

Wednesday 20 August 2014

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The Chile international has been heavily linked with both Manchester United and Bayern Munich but the Bianconeri are adamant that the 27-year-old is going nowhere

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The coach announced his first squad since replacing Alejandro Sabella at the helm of the national team ahead of their friendly against the World champions

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The dynamic midfielder has been linked with a move away from Madrid and the ex-Germany star would welcome him with open arms at the Allianz Arena

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The Bavarians are not overly concerned about the midfielder's fitness and continue to monitor the transfer market as speculation over the signing of a defender continues