Germany

Alonso happy to play in defence

Xabi Alonso says that he is willing and able to play a more defensive role for Bayern Munich if he is needed to slot in at the back.

Bayern impressed by English youth

Bayern Munich chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge admits English clubs have some of the best youth academies in world football, none more so than Manchester City.

Hummels wary of Scotland threat

Mats Hummels is confident of a positive result against Scotland in Euro 2016 qualifying action at Hampden on Monday, but knows Germany cannot take anything for granted.

Robben facing lengthy lay-off

Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben is facing up to a month on the sidelines after suffering a groin injury during the Netherlands' clash with Iceland on Thursday.

Costa disregards Robben jibe

Douglas Costa has no intention of shelving his bag of tricks after coming in for criticism from Bayern Munich team-mate Arjen Robben over his antics.

Matthaus: England will ruin them

Former Bundesliga talents such as Kevin De Bruyne, Roberto Firmino and Baba Rahman could regret their transfers to the Premier League, according to Lothar Matthaus.

Rummenigge reveals Muller bid

Bayern president Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has revealed the club turned down a "very high" offer for Thomas Muller from an English team during the transfer window.

Robben blasts 'stupid' Martins Indi

Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has snapped at Netherlands team-mate Bruno Martins Indi for his red card in the 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifying loss to Iceland.

Gotze: Bayern exit never an option

Mario Gotze insists he never considered leaving Bayern Munich during the transfer window, despite the speculation surrounding his future.

BVB reveal Grosskreutz setback

Kevin Grosskreutz won't play competitive football until January after Dortmund revealed that his proposed transfer to Galatasaray fell through due to a 'paperwork issue'.

Kuranyi to make use of break

Hoffenheim striker Kevin Kuranyi is targeting a return to goal-scoring form when the Bundesliga season resumes after the international break.

Dortmund hopeful over Reus

Borussia Dortmund head coach Thomas Tuchel will be keeping his fingers crossed that the toe injury suffered by Marco Reus will not keep him out of action for long.

Marotta slams 'mysterious' Schalke

Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta has called Schalke 'a mysterious club' after failing to sign winger Julian Draxler during the transfer window.

Howedes back in Schalke training

Schalke have been boosted by the return of skipper Benedikt Howedes, who was back in training for the first time since May on Wednesday.

Alonso unsure of Bayern future

Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso has admitted that he is unsure whether he will remain at the club beyond the end of the season.

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