The German club's chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has reiterated that the midfielder, whose contract expires in 2015, will not be allowed to leave at the end of the season
Monday, March 31, 2014
The BVB captain believes Los Blancos are one of the favorites to win the tournament this season but stressed his side are in great condition ahead of the first leg.
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Bayern, which has already won the Bundesliga, rested several key players ahead of the first leg at Old Trafford, while the hosts will be without Robin van Persie.
The Bayern Munich winger is wary of the Red Devils, despite their poor season, and does not think Robin van Persie's absence makes them any less dangerous.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
The winger says the Bavarians are an even better side than the one that won the treble under Jupp Heynckes, thanks to their Spanish boss.
Saturday, March 29, 2014
The Spaniard was not a happy man after watching his side blow the opportunity to rack up a 20th consecutive victory in the Bundesliga ahead of its midweek trip to Old Trafford.
The Bavarians have revealed that the Spain international has suffered a suspected partial ligament tear in Saturday's 3-3 draw with Hoffenheim.
Pep Guardiola's men looked to be heading for a 20th consecutive win after responding to Anthony Modeste's opener with three goals in nine minutes but the visitors had other ideas
The former Germany international says the Dutch winger deserves "the highest respect" for his current performance levels following his difficulties in the 2011-12 season.
With Sami Kedhira and Mesut Ozil sidelined and Bastian Schweinsteiger among those to have struggled for fitness, the former keeper is concerned for his side's chances in Brazil.
Friday, March 28, 2014
The Real Madrid forward says there is no pressure on Portugal to perform at the tournament as it is well down the pecking order of contenders.
The Spaniard is hoping his side takes its Bundesliga game with Hoffenheim seriously, despite the upcoming Champions League quarterfinal.
The Bavarians retained their league title in record time on Tuesday and their visitor may sense an opportunity to seize advantage of a post-celebration hangover.
Jurgen Klopp's side missed out on the chance to move four points clear of third-placed Schalke after drawing with its arch rival on Tuesday.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
The Borussia Dortmund manager feels that replacing friendly fixtures with competitive matches is only going to place an even greater strain on Europe's top players.
The former Bavarians boss believes the newly-crowned Bundesliga champion will be untouchable in the coming years, while Ottmar Hitzfeld thinks the league has been damaged.
The competition, which will replace the international friendly calendar and be linked to European Championship qualification, has been voted in by member associations.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Star man Robert Lewandowski will leave for Bayern Munich at the end of his contract in the summer - but he will be the only big name departure according to the club's chief.
The Argentina legend has shared his admiration for the Spaniard, Germany captain Philipp Lahm and the entertainment value of the Bundesliga.