German Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich are eyeing a fourth win from four games in all competitions in the new season ahead of their trip to face newly promoted VFL Bochum in the league this weekend. The Bavarian giants have a record of three victories from three games ahead of the Bochum game. It must be pointed out that Bayern Munich are massive favourites at the expense of their opponents Bochum.
According to L’Equipe, as relayed by Sport Witness, Benjamin Pavard is starting at an uncertain future at Bayern Munich following their capture of Matthijs de Ligt. Many expect the Frenchman to leave the club this summer, which has put top clubs such as Manchester United and Chelsea on alert. Manchester United have already included Pavard in their transfer wishlist, while Chelsea are naturally included in the mix, as they are currently on the lookout for defensive reinforcements, in light of the expected departures of many star players.
According to a report by German publication BILD, Bayern Munich are exploring the possibility of signing Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane in the 2023 summer transfer window. The England captain will have just a year remaining on his contract with the north London outfit after this season if he decides against signing a renewal this season. Bayern Munich have signed Sadio Mane from Liverpool and Matthijs de Ligt from Juventus in two blockbuster deals this summer. While the Senegalese international cost them €41 million, they paid €70 million plus €10 million in add-ons to sign the Dutch defender.
According to journalist Rudy Galetti, Manchester United are not ready to give up on the chase of RB Leipzig midfielder Konrad Laimer as Bayern Munich push for a move as well. The Austrian international has a €25 million price tag, which should not be a problem for either of the interested clubs. Ralf Rangnick, who managed Manchester United on an interim basis, suggested Laimer’s name to the club’s board, who are now eager to complete a move for the 25-year-old. The Red Devils need reinforcements in the midfield, having lost both Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba this summer.
Serge Gnabry has reportedly handed Real Madrid a major boost in his pursuit, with the 26-year-old German international intent on joining Los Blancos. According to a report by Spanish outlet Fichajes, Serge Gnabry wishes to move to La Liga if he leaves Bayern Munich in the summer transfer window. And the 26-year-old German international is prioritising a move to Real Madrid over his other prospective suitors.
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly set to leapfrog Bayern Munich in the race to sign Liverpool forward Sadio Mane. According to Christian Falk, Sadio Mane’s spell at Liverpool could soon come to an end, with Paris Saint-Germain emerging as the firm favourites to secure his services. The Parisian juggernaut are ready to offer the winger a lucrative salary in an attempt to lure him to the French capital.
La Liga champions Atletico Madrid and Premier League club Arsenal are interested in signing Bayern Munich midfielder Marcel Sabitzeraccording to the latest reports coming out of the German media. Austrian international Sabitzer has not been able to establish himself at Bayern Munich and he could leave the German champions after one season.
28-year-old Sabitzer has scored just once in 27 appearances at Bayern Munich in all competitions this season following his transfer from fellow German Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig last summer. He has been restricted to just seven starts in the German Bundesliga this season and one start in the Champions League.
Seeking to bounce back from their midweek Champions League defeat, Bayern Munich play host to Bavarian rivals Augsburg at the Allianz Arena on Saturday afternoon. Die Fuggerstadter claimed a surprise triumph in the reverse fixture against the perennial Bundesliga winners, securing a 2-1 victory in November last year.
Bayern Munich are set to join the race to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland, if Robert Lewandowski leaves, according to a report. The Norwegian forward is currently linked with a variety of teams around Europe, from Manchester City to Real Madrid, as he is expected to leave the German club this summer.
Manchester City may be studded in their squad and have a star player for every position on the pitch, but that has not stopped them from being linked to signing more players, especially with the summer transfer window coming so fast. The Cityzens have reportedly joined a list of Premier League clubs, Borussia Dortmund, and Bayern Munich in the pursuit of on-loan Middlesborough right-back, Djed Spence. It has been a long time since Manchester City were linked with a full-back.