Monday, December 22, 2014

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The German side currently sit joint bottom of the Bundesliga having suffered a tenth domestic defeat on Saturday, but the sporting director has faith in the coach

Sunday, December 21, 2014

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The 24-year-old attacker was tipped for big things at Barcelona but failed to make the grade and is now resurrecting his career with Stoke, where he is "playing like an animal"

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The winger was fined over half a million euros for driving without a license last week but the star has been defended by the former Germany international striker

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Goals from Davie Selke and Fin Bartels gave the Bundesliga's bottom side a vital win over Die Schwarzgelben, with the hosts giving the perfect counter-attacking performance

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The 19-year-old opened the scoring at Weserstadion and then set up Fin Bartels for the crucial second as the hosts held on to three precious points - despite Mats Hummels' header

Saturday, December 20, 2014

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The Netherlands international looks set to remain at the Veltins Arena until at least 2017, with the Bundesliga club having an option to add another season to his contract

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The visitors are desperate to end their year on a high and will feel they have a great chance to do so when they take on the Bundesliga's basement boys

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The Germany international was grateful to his colleague for allowing him to strike the free-kick and grab his first league goal since April as Bayern saw off Mainz 2-1 on Friday

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The Dutchman netted with just a minute of normal time remaining at the Coface Arena, as the Bavarians broke their own points record for the halfway point of the Bundesliga season

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The Catalan coach paid tribute to his players for reaching the midway point of the 2014-15 campaign unbeaten - and with a historic tally of 45 points to their name

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COMMENT: The Bavarians were missing a number of stars and put in a lacklustre performance in the 2-1 victory over Mainz on Friday and will relish their five-week hiatus

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The Bavarians were pushed all the way but stole all three points thanks to Arjen Robben's last-gasp winner to go into the mid-season break with a record 45 points

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Elkin Soto opened the scoring at the Coface Arena but Bastian Schweinsteiger levelled matters with a fine free-kick before the visitors' Dutch winger struck in the dying seconds

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Pep Guardiola's side will look to extend their lead at the top of the Bundesliga table when they meet Kasper Hjulmand's men at the Coface Arena on Friday evening

Friday, December 19, 2014

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The Allianz Arena chief believes the manager is happy with his current terms and talks over a new contract are not imminent with 18 months still to run

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The Allianz Arena coach says the champions must strive to improve all the time if they are to avoid falling into the same trap as Jurgen Klopp's struggling side

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The hosts currently sit rock bottom while BVB occupy the relegation play-off spot, meaning both sides will be desperate for all three points

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Police found the 26-year-old had been driving without a valid licence since September 2011, despite him endorsing the club's car sponsor and featuring in a petrol advert

Thursday, December 18, 2014

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The winger was linked with a move to Liverpool over the summer, but his coach is keen for him to stay and says the only way he will depart is if he personally asks for a transfer