Germany

Tuesday 9 September 2014

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EXCLUSIVE: The 23-year-old midfielder says that the Spaniard's record commands respect from all around him, and that coach Pep Guardiola has "solutions for everything"

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Uefa president Michel Platini said the winger would be banned for three games if he rejected a France call-up but the Bavarian chief says the matter has been resolved

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The 25-year-old, who has only just returned to action after missing the World Cup, was left in agony after being felled by Charlie Mulgrew in his country's 2-1 win over Scotland

Monday 8 September 2014

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The 25-year-old has damaged the same ankle that kept him out of the World Cup and could miss as many as nine matches

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The former Bayer Leverkusen man is yet to play a competitive game in front of the home crowd but has hailed the atmosphere of the historic stadium

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The centre-back revealed that that he could also have continued his career in La Liga or the Premier League but that he did not want to leave the Stadio Olimpico

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COMMENT: The Switzerland international is widely regarded as one of the most exciting young players in the world - but he continues to struggle for game time at the Allianz Arena

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The national team coach has acknowledged that his troops could easily have been held at home and was relieved they eventually emerged victorious

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Two goals from Thomas Muller gave the hosts a hard-fought victory in Dortmund but the former Celtic boss was delighted that his men pushed the world champions so hard

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The Bayern Munich star provided for his country once more during the victory over Scotland and must be considered Joachim Low's top attacking option

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Two goals from Thomas Muller was enough to secure Joachim Low's side their first three points of the qualifying campaign, despite Ikechi Anya briefly looking to complicate things

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Gordon Strachan's men made Joachim Low's men work hard for three points but two clinical goals from the Bayern Munich star made the decisive difference

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The reigning world champions were humbled by Argentina in a friendly in midweek but the will be confident of overcoming Gordon Strachan's men in Dortmund

Sunday 7 September 2014

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The Germany coach feels that Vicente del Bosque's side are showing signs of recovery and will be competing in France in two summers' time

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COMMENT: The midfielder has recovered from his illness and returns to the national team desperate to qualify for a major international tournament for the first time in his career

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The midfielder admitted that realigning Germany's focus after their win in Brazil has been hard but is determined to add Euro 2016 to his list of honours

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COMMENT: Joachim Low's men begin their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign on Sunday and are fresh from their World Cup victory, but can they repeat their double of the 1970s?

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As the long qualifying campaign gets under way, we ask which team you think is currently most likely to secure victory - have your say!