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Bayern Munich defender David Alaba says recent his top-class displays in an unfamiliar role at center-back are partly down to the long-lasting effects of advice from former coach Pep Guardiola.

Premier League clubs linked with David Alaba after rejecting Bayern contract offer

Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea are reportedly considering moves for David Alaba following the defender’s decision to reject a new contract at Bayern Munich.
Former Nigerian international Austine Jay Jay Okocha once said he never knew he is a black footballer until he got to, where he suffered racial abuse while playing in the German Bundesliga.

Jurgen Klopp: Jay Jay Okocha’s goal against Oliver Kahn most spectacular in German football...

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has picked Jay-Jay Okocha’s sizzling goal scored against Oliver Kahn as the most spectacular in the history of German football.
Jürgen Klopp relished the reaction of his players as Liverpool produced a comeback to beat Bournemouth 2-1 after two successive defeats.

Jurgen Klopp shocked over calls to cancel Premier League season

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has expressed shock over calls for the cancelation of the 2019/20 Premier League season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
As things stand, the DFL have insisted Bundesliga games will go ahead this weekend before play is stopped on Tuesday until April.

Bundesliga closing in on green light for 15 May restart

On Wednesday, German chancellor Angela Merkel will speak with the prime ministers of Germany’s 16 states about a potential loosening of restrictions implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
As things stand, the DFL have insisted Bundesliga games will go ahead this weekend before play is stopped on Tuesday until April.

Bundesliga warned games behind closed doors would be ‘irresponsible’

The Bundesliga has been warned that playing games behind closed doors could pose a public-health risk because fans will gather in front of stadiums.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr confirms receipt of NFF contract offer

Gernot Rohr has confirmed that he has received a contract offer with conditions attached from the Nigeria Football Federation to remain as coach of the Super Eagles.
As things stand, the DFL have insisted Bundesliga games will go ahead this weekend before play is stopped on Tuesday until April.

Coronavirus: Bundesliga set to resume season in early May

The Bundesliga are aiming to become the first major European league to resume action – with a return set for early May amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Manchester United are finally set to appoint a director of football, according to The Independent.

Manchester United set to name Antero Henrique as director of football

The welcome news comes after another painful transfer window that featured missing out on top target Erling Braut Haaland, weeks of wrangling over Bruno Fernandes before meeting Sporting’s original asking price and a deadline day scramble involving bids for a reported eleven different players before finally bagging Odion Ighalo on loan at the eleventh hour.
Jordan Torunarigha has lodged a complaint with police after the Germany Under-21 defender was allegedly subjected to racist abuse during a German Cup game at Schalke, his club Hertha Berlin confirmed Friday.

German Cup: Torunarigha lodges police complaint over racist abuse

The visibly upset Torunarigha was sent off for a second yellow card during extra time in Hertha’s 3-2 extra-time defeat on Tuesday after allegedly hearing monkey chants and other racist abuse in Gelsenkirchen.
Liverpool’s controversial application to trademark the name ‘Liverpool’ has been unsuccessful.

Liverpool hold discussions with agent of Bundesliga talent

The report claims that Havertz’s agent has spoken to the Reds while the other clubs contacted include Manchester United, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Manchester City.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

NFF offers Gernot Rohr condition on new deal

President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has hinted that the Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr, would be offered a new deal next summer.
Nigeria born Red Bull Salzburg striker Karim Adeyemi is in the middle of a triple tug of war involving Arsenal, Liverpool and La liga giants Barcelona.

Arsenal, Liverpool eye Karim Adeyemi as Redbull rejects Barcelona bid

Nigeria born Red Bull Salzburg striker Karim Adeyemi is in the middle of a triple tug of war involving Arsenal, Liverpool and La liga giants Barcelona.
Maduka Okoye

Super Eagles invitee Maduka Okoye concedes four

Super Eagles invitee Maduka Okoye conceded four goal in Sunday’s Regionalliga division (a fourth-tier league in German football) while in action for Fortuna Dusseldorf II, who lost 4-2 to Borussia Dortmund II, according to reports.
Robert Lewandowski has urged Bayern Munich to make three new signings as he vented his frustrations at a lack of arrivals at the Bundesliga champions.

Robert Lewandowski confirms contract extension “95 per cent” done

Poland striker Lewandowski played a starring role as Bayern rolled Schalke aside with minimal fuss in Gelsenkirchen on Saturday, scoring a hat-trick in the 3-0 win.
Phillipe Coutinho 'has balls' and celebrated his goal in Barcelona's win over Manchester United with 'anger and desire', according to his team-mates Clement Lenglet and Sergio Busquets.

Bayern Munich confirm Philippe Coutinho loan deal with option to buy

Bayern Munich are set to sign Philippe Coutinho on a season-long loan from Barcelona and the deal includes an option to buy the playmaker, Hasan Salihamidzic has confirmed.
Ottmar Hitzfeld

Ottmar Hitzfeld: German football is still first class

Bayern Munich legend Ottmar Hitzfeld defended German football in the wake of criticism from within its ranks, expressing his belief that the Bundesliga "is still first class".
Bayern Munich's Niko Kovac

Uli Hoeness: Niko Kovac has ‘neck on line’ for rotating Bayern players

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness suggested that coach Niko Kovac's decision to rotate players is behind the club's recent struggles and that he is risking his job by doing so.

Germany coach Loew surprised by Ozil’s resignation

Mesut Ozil’s shock retirement from international football caught Germany head coach Joachim Loew by surprise, it emerged on Tuesday.

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