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Daily Schmankerl: Timo Werner and Christian Pulisic power Chelsea, while Bayern Munich’s Fiete Arp captures a point in 3. Liga; Niklas Süle has tricks; Football’s best TikTok follows; AS Roma wants Marcel Sabitzer; and MORE!

I always knew this day would come...Timo Werner, Fiete Arp, and Christian Pulisic all were HUGE in one way or another on the day.

Chelsea v Real Madrid - UEFA Champions League Semi Final: Leg Two Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images

What a day for the #ArpTrain and #TimoTime folks out there (Bavarian Football Works)

Look, if you hang around Bavarian Football Works long enough you’ll run into a few things: Top-notch Bayern Munich coverage, bad takes about why Joachim Löw (*cough*Marcus*cough) is still good, exquisite grass manifestos, and maybe even some propaganda about why Bayern Munich’s Fiete Arp and Chelsea’s Timo Werner are good players.

Okay, okay...quiet down! I will not tolerate your laughter...not now...not after what happened on Wednesday!

Today is not the day to snicker at all of my #TimoTime and #ArpTrain is a day to sit back and let me savor the moment (just this one time!).

MSV Duisburg v Bayern München II - 3. Liga
Fiete Arp converted this penalty to help Bayern Munich II earn a draw.
Photo by Mario Hommes/DeFodi Images via Getty Images

Werner was an absolute handful for Real Madrid to handle and teamed with Mason Mount and Kai Havertz to put Los Blancos on their heels consistently. Werner, of course, had Chelsea’s first goal, but Mount and Havertz could have easily both converted chances and had Chelsea up at least 3-0.

It was a very impressive effort to say the least.

Moreover, when the Pride of Pennsylvania Christian Pulisic came on for Werner, the Hershey, PA (The Sweetest Place on Earth) native found Mount with a perfect pass, which the English youngster converted for a 2-0 lead that clinched a spot in the Champions League final.

As for Arp, the hard-luck striker finally got back on the score sheet when he converted a penalty to draw Bayern Munich II even with MSV Duisburg at 2-2. Arp’s goal helped the team get a very important point as they try to avoid relegation from 3. Liga.

I don’t get many days to celebrate my “movements”, so at least give me tonight/today.

(Throws Bob Seger on...grabs beer...nods in satisfaction)

We’ve got tonight, who needs tomorrow?

Werner? Arp? Pulisic?

(All players I have championed to come to Bayern Munich at one point or another by the way!)

It wasn’t was ME-DAY!

(I will promptly go back to wallowing in self-loathing soon enough...thank you for reading!)

Süle showing off his tricks (@FCBayernEN)

Niklas Süle got tricky on the training ground:

Lewy, Davies among TikTok heroes (

I am not a TikTokker (TikTocker? TikTok-er? Eh, whatever), but if you are, these are the football accounts you need to follow per (seriously):

  • Robert Lewandowski (@_rl9)
  • Ronaldinho (@ronaldinho)
  • Alphonso Davies (@alphonsodavies)
  • Mipo Odubeko (@mipoodubeko)
  • Sergio Ramos (@sergioramos)
  • Roberto Carlos (@oficialrc3)
  • Toni Kroos (@toni.kr8s)
  • Ian Wright (@wrightyofficial)
  • Leicester City FC (@lcfc)
  • Brentford FC (@brentfordfc)
  • Watford FC (@watfordfcofficial)
  • Spartak Moscow (@fcsm)
  • Bundesliga (@bundesliga)
  • Airtricity League (@leagueofirelandofficial)
  • Classic Football Shirts (@classicfootballshirts_)

Roma eyeing Sabitzer (Transfer Market Web)

AS Roma is reportedly looking to bring in RB Leipzig midfielder Marcel Sabitzer:

Already tracked by Liverpool, Manchester United, and Tottenham, Austrian international attacking midfielder and RB Leipzig captain Marcel Sabitzer (27), according to latest Italian news, has now been targeted by AS Roma, since José Mourinho demanded Giallorossi his signing. Currently on a deal with German giants until June 2022, Sabitzer’s roughly worth 28 million euros.

United to move on Kane? (Sport Bild)

Is Manchester United plotting to make a move on Tottenham Hotspur ace Harry Kane?

England’s record champions seem to be trying to smooth things over in a rather costly way. As the “Daily Mail” reports, Manchester is planning a 100 million offer for Tottenham striker Harry Kane (27). His contract runs until 2024, but Kane is willing to change and finally wants to play for the title. And that has not been possible in Tottenham for decades. The last title was won in 1992 (English Super Cup).

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