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Daily Schmankerl: Bayern Munich loanee Adrian Fein is struggling; Weston McKennie suspended for partying; Manchester United target Erling Haaland’s immediate future tied to Jadon Sancho?; and MORE!

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It’s game day! Bayern Munich vs. RB Leipzig!!!

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Fein’s career is in limbo (@Plettigoal)

We had heard that Bayern Munich loanee Adrian Fein’s loan was not going all that well — and we had also heard that Hansi Flick was not necessarily a huge fan of the 22-year-old.

Now, though, with his loan stint at PSV Eindhoven coming to end shortly, Fein is really at a crossroads and it appears that he will have to find a new place of employment for the 2021/2022 season.

According to Sport1 reporter Florian Plettenberg, Fein is all dressed up, but might have nowhere to go:

The defensive midfielder has one goal and three assists in 17 games across all competitions for PSV Eindhoven this season. Fein has not gotten off the bench in six of his last eight games and almost assuredly will not have the purchase option on his loan agreement exercised.

It would appear that the youngster will need a fresh start to get his career back on track.

One of the best efforts you’ll ever see (@433)

This goal was fantastic and driven by the pure will of Arjen Robben:

This still ranks as one of my all-time favorite goals to watch live.

Lahm consider Leipzig serious long-term contender for Bayern (Bundesliga.com)

Bayern Munich legend Philipp Lahm thinks RB Leipzig could be a viable challenger to Bayern Munich for the long run.

“It’s definitely possible. They’ll definitely be there or thereabouts in the second, third or fourth spot. I think they have the opportunity to keep reaching the Champions League because, like I said, they have the structure, they’re financially solid,” Lahm said. “So, I think they have the right structure to do so and an academy that continues to bring players through. I think they definitely have the potential in the coming years to challenge at the top of the Bundesliga. Whether or not they’re able to challenge Bayern’s dominance at the top of the league is something I’m less certain on because Bayern always have a special status in Germany.”

Dortmund doesn’t want to lose Haaland and Sancho in the same summer (Sky)

Borussia Dortmund has two young stars that are coveted by other club in Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho. Per Sky, BVB wants to avoid losing both players this summer:

Dharmesh Sheth reports the latest surrounding the future of Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland, and says an exit for Jadon Sancho could see the Norwegian stay in Germany for another season.

Things might be getting a little tight at Signal Iduna Park, however. With Haaland’s dad Alfie and his agent Mino Raiola off gallivanting through Spain, Borussia Dortmund could be feeling the heat — even if they insist that they do not want to sell the Norwegian star (per Sport1’s Patrick Berger):

Meanwhile, Manchester United is going to keep all of its communications with Haaland’s camp on the “down low”:

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United will keep their transfer dealings private as he refused to be drawn into the public battle for Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland’s signature.

Solskjaer coached the striker at Molde and talk of a summer departure from BVB has intensified after the player’s agent Mino Raiola and father Alf-Inge Haaland were pictured in Spain.

Asked if he can afford to miss out on Haaland again, the United boss said: “Well, I’m focusing on the next two months and whatever happens in the world of football… there’s only so many places anyone can go to. I just focus on the ones who are here and even though I’ve worked with Erling it’s not right for me as a Man United manager (to be) talking about Erling. I can talk about him as an ex coach of his but he will make his own mind up.”

Bayern’s big April (@FCBayernUS)

Bayern Munich has a massive slate of games ahead of it during April....good luck boys:

McKennie suspended for non-sanctioned party (@ESPNFC)

Weston McKennie is getting his wrist slapped for the first time:

Good Boys Gone Wild (@ozkom_a)

There a few things that always making me laugh:

  1. Guys getting hit in the junk.
  2. People falling.
  3. Dogs messing with people.

It’s safe to say...this made me laugh.