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Thiago Alcantara may be an “unbelievable” player, concedes Jose Enrique, but that does not make the Bayern Munich midfielder the “best fit” for Liverpool.

PSG join race to sign Bayern Munich star

Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly set to challenge Liverpool in their pursuit of Bayern Munich star Thiago Alcantara.
Kai Havertz is reportedly dreaming of a move to the Premier League according to Bayer Leverkusen team-mate Wendell, handing Chelsea a boost in securing a potential transfer for the German this summer.

Chelsea in pole position to sign €100 million Kai Havertz as clubs pull out...

Chelsea are in pole position to sign Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz after a number of rival suitors were put off by the €100 million (£90m/$112m) price tag being placed on him this summer.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 21, 2020 Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp wearing a face mask comes out for the warm up during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England. – The delay to Liverpool’s title celebrations caused by the coronavirus was just the latest twist in the tale of the Reds’ 30-year wait to be crowned champions of England. A stunning run of 26 wins and one draw from their opening 27 games of the Premier League season ensured Jurgen Klopp’s men were champions-elect long before football was shut down in March. (Photo by PETER POWELL / POOL / AFP)

Jurgen Klopp coy on Thiago Alcantara speculation as Bayern Munich admit he could be...

Liverpool have been strongly linked with a move for the Spain international who has been tipped to leave the Bundesliga champions this summer, the 29-year-old entering the final year of his contract and reportedly keen on a new challenge after seven seasons in Munich.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 02, 2018 Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara walks at the field during the UEFA Champions League Group E football match between Bayern Munich and Ajax Amsterdam in Munich, southern Germany. - Thiago Alcantara suffers from an ankle injury since the narrow German cup win against SV Roedinghausen on October 31, 2018 in Osnabrueck, western Germany. Despite starting with 11 internationals, Bayern scraped past fourth-tier Roedinghausen 2-1 in the second round tie as Thiago was carried off late on. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)

Report: Manchester United join the race for Liverpool target Thiago Alcantara

The Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has showered praise on the former Barcelona midfielder after Liverpool’s Premier League win against Aston Villa.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 02, 2018 Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara walks at the field during the UEFA Champions League Group E football match between Bayern Munich and Ajax Amsterdam in Munich, southern Germany. - Thiago Alcantara suffers from an ankle injury since the narrow German cup win against SV Roedinghausen on October 31, 2018 in Osnabrueck, western Germany. Despite starting with 11 internationals, Bayern scraped past fourth-tier Roedinghausen 2-1 in the second round tie as Thiago was carried off late on. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)

Fabrizio Romano: Thiago would love to join Liverpool

Bayern’s chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has admitted the player is seeking a new challenge, and therefore he could leave the German giants.
Leroy Sane will wear the number 10 shirt, previously belonging to Philippe Coutinho, when he plays for Bayern Munich next season.

Leroy Sane takes Philippe Coutinho’s number 10 shirt at Bayern Munich

Leroy Sane will wear the number 10 shirt, previously belonging to Philippe Coutinho, when he plays for Bayern Munich next season.
Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick has said that attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho is trying too hard to impress and ends up making the wrong decision at times as a result.

Bayern Munich confirm €120 million Philippe Coutinho purchase option has expired

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has revealed that the Bundesliga champions have not activated their purchase option for Philippe Coutinho.
Reigning Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have reportedly agreed a transfer with Manchester City winger Leroy Sane on a five-year deal, according to a report.

Bayern Munich reserve shirt number for Leroy Sane ahead transfer

Manchester City’s Leroy Sane has the No.10 shirt reserved for him at German giants Bayern Munich next season.
Former Germany international striker Miroslav Klose has been confirmed as Hansi Flick's assistant coach at Bayern Munich.

Miroslav Klose announced as Bayern Munich assistant coach

Former Germany international striker Miroslav Klose has been confirmed as Hansi Flick's assistant coach at Bayern Munich.
Chancellor Angela Merkel

German chancellor gives go-ahead for Bundesliga to restart May 15

The Bundesliga will resume on May 15, the German league confirmed Wednesday, after Chancellor Angela Merkel and state leaders gave the green light to restart behind closed doors following weeks of shutdown imposed to control the spread of the coronavirus.
FIFA Vice President Victor Montagliani has said that moving the European soccer season to the calendar year is a “possibility to be discussed” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

FIFA vice president ponders calendar-year season in Europe

FIFA Vice President Victor Montagliani has said that moving the European soccer season to the calendar year is a “possibility to be discussed” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
DFL CEO Christian Seifert holds a speech during the 2018 DFL New Year Reception at Thurn & Taxis Palais on January 16, 2018 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Simon Hofmann-Bongarts-Getty Images

German football ‘must repay trust’ – Bundesliga chief

The boss of the Bundesliga says the German league must repay the trust shown by Angela Merkel’s government if football returns, as expected on May 9, despite 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.

German premiers claim Bundesliga could return on May 9

Markus Soder, the Prime Minister of Bavaria and Armin Laschet, the Prime Minister of Nordrhein-Westfalen, suggested football could be back sooner than many have expected as long as restrictions are followed and safeguarding is in place.
Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has described Manuel Neuer as the best goalkeeper the world has ever had, and hopes he will extend his stay at the club beyond 2021.

Bayern Munich confident Manuel Neuer will sign new contract – chief

Bayern Munich remain confident Manuel Neuer will sign a contract extension at the club, according to CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.
Bayern Munich should be considered one of the favourites to win the Champions League this season amid their turnaround under coach Hansi Flick, Lothar Matthaus says.

Jupp Heynckes: Hansi Flick is the ideal coach for Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich have made "a wise decision" by appointing Hansi Flick on a permanent basis, says former manager Jupp Heynckes.
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge: Coronavirus crisis to end ‘unhealthy’ spending in football

The crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic will stop the “unhealthy” inflation of player wages and transfer fees in football, Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge wrote in an editorial published on Thursday.
Uli Hoeness

Uli Hoeness: Bayern to make managerial decision soon

Bayern Munich are close to making a decision on whether to offer Hansi Flick the permanent job of head coach at the Allianz Arena.
Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke believes German football is facing the greatest crisis in its history as it attempts to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

German football facing its biggest ever crisis – Dortmund chief

Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke believes German football is facing "the greatest crisis in its history" as it attempts to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

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