Chelsea face Bayern battle for £88m rated Pulisic (Daily Mail)
Chelsea face fierce competition from Bayern Munich (of course) for Borussia Dortmund teenager Christian Pulisic, who is regarded as one of the brightest prospects in world football.
Matthaus reveals who should succeed Heynckes at Bayern (Calciomercato)
Former Bayern Munich star Lothar Matthaus is hopeful of Jupp Heynckes continuing as the club's manager beyond the current campaign before being. Well... we can all dream, right? Thanks for the support, Lothar.
A barb for Bayern: Watzke calls Hoeness a “sly dog” (Abendzeitung)
Dortmund’s boss had some choice words about Uli Hoeness on a recent television interview:
If you grapple with Bayern, Uli Hoeness will tear you apart. He’s a sly dog (ein Schlawiner). We’ve experienced that in the past. Then they take three people away from you.
Heynckes and Ribéry equal records (FCBayern.com)
Jupp Heynckes and Franck Ribery tied some impressive records after Bayern’s victory over Besiktas.
Brief brak in training for James Rodriguez (FCBayern.com)
The diagnosis has been confirmed: James is not seriously injured, but has minor muscle issues with his calf. He will rest for a few days.
Thomas Muller horsing around
Thomas’s wife Lisa says, “Filou gave Thomas valuable tips for the game.”