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Five things to look out for in the Bundesliga

Bayern Munich travel to Stuttgart on Saturday for their final match before the Bundesliga’s winter break with a nine-point lead and on a run of 13 wins in 14 games in all competitions.

Tottenham are missing Victor Wanyama – Thierry Henry

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry believes that Victor Wanyama’s long-term lay-off has contributed to Tottenham Hotspur’s slump in form this season.

Real Madrid passed up Kylian Mbappe signing because of Cristiano Ronaldo – Diego Maradona

Real Madrid passed up the opportunity to sign Kylian Mbappe ahead of PSG because of Cristiano Ronaldo's presence at the club, Diego Maradona claims.

Arsene Wenger desperate for win in race for Champions League places

Arsene Wenger knows Arsenal cannot afford another slip-up when they face Newcastle at the Emirates Stadium aiming to end a damaging run of three Premier League games without a win.

In Manchester City’s shadow, top-four scrap begins

With Pep Guardiola's record-breaking Manchester City team galloping away towards the Premier League title, attention is starting to shift to the jostling for Champions League positions.

Record-breaker Pep Guardiola relishes Tottenham test

Pep Guardiola’s hunger to make history with Manchester City remains undiminished after his side became the first in the history of the English top flight to win 15 successive games.

Oliver Kahn regrets not signing for Manchester United from Bayern Munich

Former Bayern Munich goalkeeper Oliver Kahn has said he turned down Manchester United in the early-2000s, adding that he regrets not joining the Premier League side.

Mauricio Pochettino spies good omens for Manchester City trip

Mauricio Pochettino reflected with satisfaction on Tottenham Hotspur's 2-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion despite the slightly fortunate nature of his side's goals.

I never had confidence in Peter Bosz – Hans-Joachim Watzke

Hans-Joachim Watzke has admitted he was never convinced that Peter Bosz was the right coach for Borussia Dortmund, even during their bright start to the season.

Andres Iniesta savours Barca’s Stamford Bridge return

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta admitted his late goal to knock Chelsea out in the Champions League semi-finals in 2009 is one of his best memories ahead of his club's return to Stamford Bridge.

AC Milan’s Gennaro Gattuso plays down Gianluigi Donnarumma exit talk

AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso has shrugged off speculation that Gianluigi Donnarumma wants to leave the club by saying the goalkeeper looks as committed as ever to the side.

Top-four finish was Arsenal’s aim, not winning title – Alexandre Lacazette

Alexandre Lacazette says Arsenal need a "miracle" if they are to win the Premier League this season, but added a return to the Champions League was always the club's main aim this term.

I knew Neymar was in a ‘difficult moment’ after Barca fight – Nelson Semedo

Barcelona's Nelson Semedo says he understood Neymar was going through a "difficult moment" when the two clashed in preseason, but adds he was annoyed by the incident at the time.

CAF Champions League: Nigeria put faith in MFM FC, Plateau United

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Football Club from Nigeria are unlikely to win the 2018 CAF Champions League, but they boast the most eye-catching name among the 58 contenders.

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