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How will Bayern Munich line up against Hoffenheim?

This is the first game of the year, so all we know is that Niko Kovac won’t rotate.

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Borussia Dortmund has reportedly decided to stop “handing over” players to Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich has been accused of poaching players from its Bundesliga rivals too many times in the past. It looks like that is set to change.

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Daily Schmankerl: Did Bayern Munich pull strings in VfB Stuttgart’s deal for Ozan Kabak? James Rodriguez-to-Arsenal rumors scoffed at and MORE!

Some reports think Bayern may have been involved with VfB Stuttgart’s deal for Galatasaray’s Ozan Kabak. Meanwhile, James Rodriguez-to-Arsenal rumors were downplayed and Jose Mourinho might enjoy a coaching stop in Munich (!?).

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Robert Lewandowski promoted to third captain

Niko Kovac has given Robert Lewandowski a position of authority on the team.

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