Germany

Hecking proud of Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg coach Dieter Hecking is wholly satisfied with the manner in which his team dismantled Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga on Friday.

Guardiola: We deserved to lose

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola does not think that his team deserved to collect any points during the Bundesliga fixture against Wolfsburg.

Olic returns to Hamburg

Wolfsburg striker Ivica Olic has returned to former side Hamburger SV on an 18-month contract.

Bayern duo out for a fortnight

Bayern Munich have announced that Franck Ribery and Rafinha will not be ready when the second half of the Bundesliga season resumes this weekend.

Ribery: No club after Bayern

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery insists he will never play for another European club when he calls time on his career at the Allianz Arena.

Bremen bring in Vestergaard

Werder Bremen have signed Danish defender Jannik Vestergaard from Hoffenheim on a three-year deal to help strengthen their back line.

Wolfsburg not hounding Schurrle

Wolfsburg sporting executive Klaus Allofs has emphatically denied claims that they are looking to bring Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle back to Germany.

Bayern chief hails Guardiola

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says that coach Pep Guardiola is a hard worker, and hopes to have the Spaniard around for a long time.

Hummels shrugs off transfer talk

Mats Hummels has once again dismissed any talk of a move to Manchester United, saying he can't envision leaving Borussia Dortmund.

Kroos: Madrid same as Bayern

Toni Kroos says Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are at the same "sporting level" and that sharing a dressing room with superstars isn't anything new to him.

BVB's Hummels in 'top shape'

Mats Hummels says he is eagerly anticipating the second half of the Bundesliga campaign as he looks to put aside his injury worries.

Ginter prepared to adapt

Dortmund midfielder Matthias Ginter is comfortable with the idea of fulfilling various roles within the squad this season, if it means securing a starting berth in 2015.

Casteels loaned to Bremen

Wolfsburg goalkeeper Koen Casteels will ply his trade at Werder Bremen for the remainder of the season, after the two clubs finalised a loan agreement this week.

Klopp: BVB on the right track

Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp says that his side is "on the right track" as they prepare for the second half of the Bundesliga season.

Voller: No catching Bayern

Bayer Leverkusen sporting director Rudi Voller believes the gap between Bayern Munich and the rest of the Bundesliga will never be breached.

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