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Bayern Munich were held to a 1-1 home draw by Union Berlin in the Bundesliga on Saturday, three days before their crunch Champions League return leg at Paris Saint Germain.

Bundesliga: Union Berlin hold Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich were held to a 1-1 home draw by Union Berlin in the Bundesliga on Saturday, three days before their crunch Champions League return leg at Paris Saint Germain.
Bayern Munich aim to put their European heartbreak behind them when they host Union Berlin at the Allianz Arena on Saturday for a Bundesliga clash.

Union Berlin brace for Bayern backlash after PSG defeat

Union Berlin are steeling themselves for a challenging trip to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga on Saturday as the European champions look to shake off their midweek defeat by Paris Saint-Germain.
Jérôme Boateng says Hansi Flick ‘brought back the joy for us’ at Bayern Munich since replacing Niko Kovac in December. M Donato-FC Bayern-Getty Images

Jerome Boateng to leave Bayern Munich after 10 years

Jerome Boateng will leave Bundesliga and UEFA Champions League holders Bayern Munich in the summer after a decade at the club.
Jerome Boateng will stay at Bayern Munich

Tension at Bayern Munich over Jerome Boateng’s exit

Bayern Munich have confirmed 32-year-old centre-back Jerome Boateng will leave when his contract expires at the end of the season, but the decision has sparked obvious tensions behind the scenes.
Fulham manager Scott Parker is elated with the show of character from Ademola Lookman after his Panenka flop.

Ademola Lookman, Ovie Ejaria await FIFA clearance to play for Super Eagles

Ademola Lookman and Ovie Ejaria are hopeful football governing body FIFA will clear them to play for Nigeria before the end of the year.
Hansi Flick says defender Jerome Boateng will have the final say over his own future after falling out of favour at Bayern Munich.

Jerome Boateng ‘free to quit Bayern Munich this summer’

Bundesliga leaders, Bayern Munich, will reportedly let defender Jerome Boateng leave the club on a free transfer this summer.
Robert Lewandowski says Bayern Munich will complete “one of the biggest historical achievements” in world football if they lift the Club World Cup in Qatar this month.

RB Leipzig wary of Bayern Munich with or without Robert Lewandowski

RB Leipzig say they will not take Bayern Munich lightly in Saturday’s Bundesliga showdown despite the knee injury that threatens to sideline top-scoring striker Robert Lewandowski.
Jurgen Klopp would be a popular choice to succeed Joachim Low as Germany head coach, but Julian Nagelsmann cannot see it happening.

Liverpool boss: Our defence has improved

The Reds have struggled with an injury crisis at the back this term, losing Virgil Van Dijk and Joe Gomez to long-term problems.
Barcelona starlet Pedri has been handed a maiden call-up to the Spain national team for this month's 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

WCQ: Barcelona starlet gets maiden Spain call-up

Barcelona starlet Pedri has been handed a maiden call-up to the Spain national team for this month's 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
Mohamed Salah does not look “unhappy” at Liverpool, says Reds coach Gary O’Neil, with there seemingly little cause for concern when it comes to the Egyptian’s immediate future.

Mo Salah urges Liverpool to ignore ‘big picture’ of Premier League struggles

The Reds have booked a quarter-final spot in the Champions League, but their Egyptian forward admits domestic efforts in 2020-21 have been “tough”
Second-half goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane eased Liverpool into the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 2-0 win over RB Leipzig at the Puskas Arena on Wednesday.

Mo Salah, Sadio Mane fire Liverpool into Champions League quarters

Second-half goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane eased Liverpool into the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 2-0 win over RB Leipzig at the Puskas Arena on Wednesday.
Georginio Wijnaldum says Liverpool can only save their season by winning the Champions League following the collapse of their Premier League title defence.

Georginio Wijnaldum: Only Champions League glory can save Liverpool’s season

Georginio Wijnaldum says Liverpool can only save their season by winning the Champions League following the collapse of their Premier League title defence.
Jurgen Klopp would be a popular choice to succeed Joachim Low as Germany head coach, but Julian Nagelsmann cannot see it happening.

Julian Nagelsmann expects Jurgen Klopp to stay at Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp would be a popular choice to succeed Joachim Low as Germany head coach, but Julian Nagelsmann cannot see it happening.
Georginio Wijnaldum said he would be devastated if he had to leave Liverpool after entering the final few months of his contract with no new deal firmed up.

Georginio Wijnaldum would be ‘devastated’ to leave Liverpool

Georginio Wijnaldum said he would be "devastated" if he had to leave Liverpool after entering the final few months of his contract with no new deal firmed up.
Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has confessed that his boys were tired and not ready to play and paid dearly for the defeat against Brighton.

Jurgen Klopp rules out taking over from Joachim Loew as Germany boss

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on Tuesday ruled himself out of contention to replace Joachim Loew as Germany manager, saying he intended to see out his contract at the Premier League champions.
Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has confessed that his boys were tired and not ready to play and paid dearly for the defeat against Brighton.

Jurgen Klopp hopes for respite for struggling Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hopes a change of competition will give his side a break from their wretched Premier League form that has put their chances of a top-four finish in jeopardy.
Mauricio Pochettino has been appointed as the new coach of Paris Saint-Germain.

Mauricio Pochettino: PSG ‘will fight to the death’ to win the Champions League

Mauricio Pochettino has promised that Paris Saint-Germain "will fight to the death" to win the Champions League.
Paul Pogba admits playing for Manchester United “is not easy”, but he is keeping his sights set on “the big stuff” after enduring more semi-final heartache at the hands of rivals Manchester City.

Manchester United ‘in the dark’ over Paul Pogba’s intentions this summer

Manchester United are reportedly still unsure about Paul Pogba’s intentions this summer, the Frenchman’s current contract set to expire at the end of next season.
RB Leipzig climbed top of the Bundesliga on Saturday with a 3-0 romp at Freiburg to replace previous leaders Bayern Munich, who later host Dortmund in Germany’s ‘Klassiker’.

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig knock Bayern Munich from top after romp at Freiburg

RB Leipzig climbed top of the Bundesliga on Saturday with a 3-0 romp at Freiburg to replace previous leaders Bayern Munich, who later host Dortmund in Germany’s ‘Klassiker’.
Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Schalke loanee Ozan Kabak is a doubt for Liverpool’s home game against Fulham on Sunday.

Liverpool’s centre-back crisis worsens as manager confirms Ozan Kabak injury

The 20-year-old has not made an ideal start to life in the Premier League. His debut came against Leicester City, where his mix up with goalkeeper Alisson allowed Jamie Vardy to tap home to put the Foxes 2-1 ahead late on.
Fulham manager Scott Parker is elated with the show of character from Ademola Lookman after his Panenka flop.

Ademola Lookman thrilled to play for Fulham

Ademola Lookman says he is enjoying his time with Premier League club Fulham.
Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has confessed that his boys were tired and not ready to play and paid dearly for the defeat against Brighton.

Jurgen Klopp offers his take on Liverpool’s top-four chances

The Premier League title holders have endured an injury-ravaged 2020-21 campaign, with inability to name a settled starting XI leading to uncharacteristic, but not all that surprising, inconsistency.

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