Bayern Munich sign Hoffenheim duo Rudy and Sule


Bayern Munich have signed Germany internationals Sebastian Rudy and Niklas Sule from Bundesliga rivals Hoffenheim. Both players will continue to play for Hoffenheim, who are fifth in the table, before moving to Bayern in the summer. Defender Sule, 21, has signed a five-year deal for an undisclosed fee. Free agent Rudy, 26, who captains Hoffenheim from midfield, will join Carlo ...

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Arjen Robben: Bayern Munich winger signs one-year extension


Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has extended his stay with the German champions until the summer of 2018. The former Chelsea player’s current deal was due to expire at the end of the season but he is now tied to the club until he is 34. “In his position Arjen is one of the best players in the world,” Bayern ...

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Daniel Opare joins RC Lens on loan


Ghanaian fullback Daniel Opare has completed a loan move to French second tier side RC Lens from his parent club Augsburg. The former product of the Real Madrid Castilla signed a 3 year deal with the German top tier side in 2015 but a mixture of discipline and injury issues have limited him to only 4 appearances for the club ...

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Dieter Hecking named new Borussia Monchengladbach manager


Dieter Hecking has been named as the new coach of Borussia Monchengladbach, the former Wolfsburg manager’s arrival coming 24 hours after the sacking of Andre Schubert. Hecking, dismissed by Wolfsburg in October, has signed a deal with the struggling Bundesliga side until 2019. Schubert on Wednesday became the seventh Bundesliga coach fired since September when Monchengladbach dismissed him in the ...

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Wolfsburg’s Draxler set for PSG move


Paris Saint-Germain are set to announce the signing of Julian Draxler from Wolfsburg, ending any hopes Arsenal and Liverpool had of signing the Germany international. Sky Sports understands negotiations will be concluded on Friday morning, with a source saying it is “99 per cent certain to happen today.” The German international will join PSG in January for a fee of around ...

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Bayern Munich thrash 10-man RB Leipzig


Robert Lewandowski converted a first-half penalty as Bayern Munich romped to a 3-0 win in Wednesday’s Bundesliga showdown against 10-man RB Leipzig. Thiago Alcantara and Xabi Alonso scored early goals before Leipzig winger Emil Forsberg was shown a straight red card, leaving the visitors to play an hour at Munich’s Allianz Arena a man down. Leipzig goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi then ...

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Bundesliga Matchday 12 – round-up: Munich chase Leipzig, Dortmund lose


Summary Leipzig stay top after thrashing Freiburg. Bayern beat Leverkusen, but Dortmund lose in Frankfurt. Hamburg and Bremen share Nordderby spoils. RB Leipzig cement their place at the top of the Bundesliga, but FC Bayern München are in hot pursuit. Read on for our round-up of a captivating Matchday 12. Hertha Berlin 2-1 1. FSV Mainz 05 Vedad Ibisevic scored ...

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Leipzig go top after Leverkusen win


RB Leipzig moved to the top of the Bundesliga courtesy of a 3-2 win away at Bayer Leverkusen. With Bayern Munich travelling to Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, Leipzig only needed a draw to move top but took all three points courtesy of Willi Orban’s 81st minute winner. Kevin Kampl gave Leverkusen a first minute lead but Leipzig struck straight back when Julian Baumgartlinger turned a corner into ...

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Coman out for two months


German league leaders Bayern Munich on Friday confirmed Kingsley Coman will miss the rest of 2016 after injuring his knee and ankle on duty with France. The 20-year-old was injured at the French training camp in Clairfontaine while preparing for Friday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier at Paris’ Stade de France against Sweden. Bayern say a medical examination in Munich on ...

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RB Leipzig join Bayern Munich at top of Bundesliga


RB Leipzig have joined Bayern Munich at the top of the Bundesliga after a record-equalling start to the season. The newly promoted side beat Mainz 3-1 at the Red Bull Arena on Sunday thanks two goals from Timo Werner and a Emil Forsberg strike, to stretch their unbeaten run to 10 games. Only Duisburg in 1993 started their first season ...

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