Premier League heavyweights Arsenal might lose one of their star players Mesut Ozil to German giants Bayern Munich, according to reports.
The Gunners have not been able to convince the German to renew his contract with the club with 18 months left. They could as well lose him to Bayern as Ozil remains far from agreeing to a new deal with the North London side.
Ozil has given the excuse of waiting for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to agree to an extension with the club before he decides his future. With a string of failure to lift the Premier League, there are speculations that Wenger might resign his role at the club at the end of the season. The manager would decide on his future at the end of the season. With the campaign not exactly going smoothly, Wenger could leave for a change so Ozil is waiting until then to decide. Continue reading
Franck Ribery, Arjen Robben, and Javi Martinez all missed Bayern Munich’s Thursday training session due to physical discomfort and could miss this weekend encounter against Darmstadt.
It has been confirmed that the club will do without the trio in this weekend’s Bundesliga trip to Darmstadt after they missed the training session due to minor injury setback.
Robben, Ribery, and Martinez were all training alone in the performance centre, with the Dutchman and Frenchman working on specific programmes as a result of slight muscle injuries, while the former Athletic Bilbao man was concentrating on recovery training.
The 32-year-old Dutch man, Robben has been sidelined by a series of injuries in the first half of this season, and he has only made just nine Bundesliga appearances in 2016-17. The prolific striker already has five goals, three assists, and twenty-two shots to his name so far in the league this season. Continue reading
The England national football team is searching for a manager that can succeed Sam Allardyce who was recently removed from the coaching role of the England national side and the head coach of Bayern Munich, Carlo Ancelotti has recently stated that he would be interested in taking up the position if the opportunity would arise.
Gareth Southgate is the man that was selected as an interim manager and it remains uncertain as to how long he will remain in that position and the English Football Association are looking for a more permanent option with a manager that has proved his worth and Ancelotti can fulfill those requirements. Continue reading
Bayern Munich should be grateful to their goalkeeper Manuel Neuer for helping them win a difficult game against Ingolstadt.
Indeed the German team was far from being at their best and was second best for most of the game. Bayern Munich was missing several players, and this showed on their performance against Ingolstadt.
The match started poorly for the German champion as they fail behind just after 8 minutes. This was a shocked for the Bayern Munich team that was expecting an easier game. However, they managed to come back into the game through Lewandowski just after 4 minutes.
Many people were hoping that the equalizing goal will motivate the Bayern Munich team, but nothing happened. Ingolstadt was keen to get a result in the derby match and played well defensively. Their defense was organized well and denied Bayern Munich time and space on the ball.
Ingolstadt was not just happy to sit back however and created chances on their own especially on counter-attacks. With Bayern Munich pressing to take the lead, they left plenty of spaces at the back and many times they were helped by Manuel Neuer who prevented them from conceding.
Former Manchester United and South Korea midfielder has been giving his opinion on Manchester United new signings ahead of the new season.
He believes that his old side has made some significant signings and that they will be helpful for the team to challenge for trophies.
Park Ji Sung believes that the most significant signing that Manchester United has made is Zlatan Ibrahimovic. He said that the Swedish striker is not only a skillful player but also a leader. Park Ji Sung believes that the player will be able to inspire the other players and lead them by example.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic joined Manchester United last month after having spent three seasons in France with Paris Saint-Germain. During his time in France, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has managed to win the title in each of the three seasons. The Swedish striker has left after his contract expired as he was looking for a new challenge.
Jose Mourinho, who was looking for a new striker, eized the opportunity to sign Ibrahimovic as he believes that the player can still contribute a lot to the team despite reaching his 34th birthday.