Bundesliga

Boost for Manchester United? Hummels refuses to deny he will leave Dortmund

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Mats Hummels is refusing to be drawn on his future – but admits he is considering quitting Borussia Dortmund. The German World Cup-winning defender is known to want the Bundesliga outfit to strengthen their squad in the summer following a disappointing campaign, but he denied he had ‘promised’ to join Manchester United, with whom he has been strongly linked. But ...

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Lewandowski strikes as Bayern edge BVB in ‘Klasikker’

Bayern's Robert Lewandowski, center, scores the opening goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in Dortmund, Germany, Saturday, April 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Dortmund – Robert Lewandowski scored the only goal of the game as FC Bayern München edged Borussia Dortmund 1-0 in Der Klassiker at the Signal Iduna Park. The Pole’s 37th-minute strike against his former club rewarded a dominant first-half display from Pep Guardiola’s side, who controlled possession after weathering an early BVB storm. Marco Reus came closest to an equaliser ...

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Nuri Sahin:I turned down Arsenal move due to family issues

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Borussia Dortmund’s Nuri Sahin claims Arsenal tried to lure him from the Bundesliga with a ‘great bid’ but the Turkey international didn’t go because his family wanted to stay in Germany. The former Real Madrid and Liverpool midfielder, now back at Dortmund, attracted interest from the Gunners back in 2005 when he was playing in the under 17s. ‘Arsenal wanted ...

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Bayern Munich defender David Alaba ruled out for seven weeks

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Bayern Munich defender David Alaba has possibly been ruled out for the rest of the season after tearing ligaments in his left knee while on international duty with Austria. The 22-year-old was replaced at half-time of Austria’s 1-1 draw with Bosnia-Herzegovina on Tuesday night and tests performed back in Munich confirmed the worst fears. Alaba will need a seven-week break ...

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Alaba dismisses rumours of Real Madrid meeting

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The defender has been linked with a move to the Santiago Bernabeu in recent months but has made it clear he is happy with life in Bavaria. David Alaba‘s father and representative George has dismissed suggestions that Real Madrid have approached the Bayern Munich star over a potential transfer. Reports from Spain suggested that the Champions League holders had travelled ...

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Augsburg coach laments Rahman injury

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Augsburg coach Markus Weinzier is facing a difficult time with his time as his defender Baba Rahman will miss weeks of action following a toe injury. The player tore ligaments in his toe during Augsburg’s last league match away at Freiburg and that has prevented him from playing for the Black Stars in the upcoming friendlies against Senegal and Mali on ...

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Bundesliga: Robben injured as Bayern suffer home defeat

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Bayern Munich suffered a first home defeat in 11 months as two mistakes from goalkeeper Manuel Neuer helped Borussia Monchengladbach to a 2-0 win at the Allianz Arena. Neuer, nominated for the Ballon d’Or in January, allowed shots from Raffael to slip past him either side of half-time. A disappointing day for Bayern was compounded as Arjen Robben was ruled ...

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Leaders Bayern stunned at home by Monchengladbach

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Bayern Munich suffered a first home defeat in 11 months as two mistakes from goalkeeper Manuel Neuer helped Borussia Monchengladbach to a 2-0 win at the Allianz Arena. Neuer, nominated for the Ballon d’Or in January, allowed shots from Raffael to slip past him either side of half-time. A disappointing day for Bayern was compounded as Arjen Robben was ruled ...

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