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Mats Hummels Rejected Man United Because They Are In The Europa League

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Mats Hummels re-joined Borussia Dortmund earlier this week. The German defender left Bayern Munich after three seasons with the Bundesliga champions in a transfer worth €38m. Hummels played for Dortmund between 2008 and 2016, making 309 appearances and scoring 25 goals, and was a key part of the club’s title-winning seasons in 2011 and 2012. “We are very happy that …

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Greenlight: Bayern’s Ryan Johansson: “My Heart Was Drawn To Ireland”

“It’s an unusual position to be in,” says 18-year-old Bayern Munich prospect Ryan Johansson of his multi-national eligibility. “The biggest thing in all of this is that it’s not really that relatable.” _____ To suggest that 2018 was a sombre year for Irish football would be putting it mildly. One win, four goals, Nations League relegation, a managerial sacking, and …

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Ryan Johansson: All You Need To Know About The Bayern Wonderkid

On Saturday evening, news broke that Bayern Munich’s 17-year old wonderkid Ryan Johansson would be committing his international future to Ireland. Johansson is highly rated at the Bundesliga giants and has featured for Bayern in their pre-season games against the likes of PSG, Manchester City and Juventus. After featuring for Ireland, Luxembourg and Sweden at underage level Johansson has finally decided …

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Bayern Wonderkid Ryan Johansson Pledges Future To Ireland

Ireland have received a huge boost with the news that Bayern Munich wonderkid Ryan Johansson has pledged his international future to the Boys in Green. The 17-year old is eligible to play for both Sweden and Luxembourg but according to the Irish Independent, Johansson informed Irish U19s manager Tom Mohan of his decision on Saturday evening. Johansson had previously featured in …

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Sarri Blasts ‘Unprofessional’ Bayern Over Hudson-Odoi Interest

Maurizio Sarri has lashed out at Bayern Munich for their “unprofessional” behaviour after the Bundesliga club publicly expressed their interest in Chelsea starlet Callum Hudson-Odoi. Chelsea boss Sarri is furious that Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said this week that they “definitely” want to sign Hudson-Odoi during the January transfer window as he “has the qualities which would fit very …

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Franck Ribery Handed ‘Heavy Fine’ After Obscene Twitter Tirade

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Bayern Munich will impose “a heavy fine” on Franck Ribery for his obscenity-laced outburst on social media, the club’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said on Sunday. The French striker put a string of angry posts on Twitter and Instagram on Saturday aimed at those who had criticised him for eating a gold-coated steak. “I had a long talk with Franck …

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Ribery Apologises For Reportedly Slapping A TV Pundit

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Former France international Franck Ribery has issued a public apology to French television pundit Patrick Guillou, who he reportedly insulted and assaulted following Bayern Munich’s away defeat to Borussia Dortmund at the weekend. “I had a meeting with Patrick Guillou yesterday in Munich,” Ribery said in a video posted on Bayern’s website in German. “We spoke for a long time …

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Dortmund See Off Bayern In Five-Goal Der Klassiker

Paco Alcacer scored the winner as Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund twice came from behind to beat defending champions Bayern Munich 3-2 on Saturday and move seven points clear of their third-placed rivals. The result piles added pressure on Bayern head coach Niko Kovac, as his side’s chances of winning a seventh straight title in his first season in charge took …

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Ten-Man Bayern End Winless Streak As Alcacer Keeps Dortmund Top

Ten-man Bayern Munich ended their four-match winless streak on Saturday while Borussia Dortmund routed Stuggart 4-0 to stay top of the Bundesliga. Robert Lewandowski scored twice in a 3-1 win at Wolfsburg as Bayern bounced back from back-to-back league defeats. Bayern leapt from sixth to second in the Bundesliga the day after chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and president Uli Hoeness slammed …

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Rising Bayern Star Johansson Uncertain On Irish Commitment

Bayern Munich starlet and recent Irish U19s call-up Ryan Johansson has stalled on committing to Ireland and has opted to continue his international career with Luxembourg. Johansson will choose Luxembourg, where he was born, over Ireland, a country that could perhaps fast track him to a senior call-up quicker than O’Neill’s side. The 17-year old had appeared for the Irish …

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Cheat Sheet: A Roundup Of This Weekend’s European Action

Pundit Arena’s Cheat Sheet summarises the weekend action from Spain, Italy, Germany and France, including a thriller at Camp Nou. Spain  Gerard Piqué salvaged a point for 10-man Barcelona after clearing one shot off the line and making mistakes for each of Girona’s goals in an enthralling 2-2 draw at the Camp Nou on Sunday. Ben Yedder scored a hat-trick as …

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17-Year-Old Vancouver Star Davies Joins Bayern Munich In Record Deal

Vancouver Whitecaps starlet Alphonso Davies has joined Bayern Munich in a record-breaking $13 million deal, the highest transfer fee ever paid for a Major League Soccer player, it was confirmed on Wednesday. Davies, who turns 18 in November, has signed a contract which runs from January 2019 until June 2023, the two clubs confirmed. The Whitecaps said the deal could …

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Mesut Ozil’s Agent Issues Fiery Response In Row With Bayern’s Uli Hoeness

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Oezil of Germany looks on prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images)

The agent of Mesut Ozil has given a strong response to Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness’ scathing reaction to his client’s international retirement. The Arsenal playmaker called time on his Germany career in a strongly-worded statement at the weekend – citing, in particular, a racist undercurrent towards him in the guise of actual criticism of his performances. Hoeness, however, believes …

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