6:20 PM ET Danny Lewis The summer transfer window is into its final month for the major European leagues, which means the biggest clubs are looking to make a splash in the market before the new season begins. Check out the latest gossip below, and see all official deals here. TOP STORY: Bayern keen on
12:18 PM ET If you want to outrun the sunset, head to Bayern Munich. With eight straight Bundesliga titles, the club’s thirst for success is undeniable and while recruitment has been astute over the years, they have also had to adapt, changing on-pitch tactics and transfer window styles to stay ahead of the chasing pack.
6:11 AM ET Bayern Munich have confirmed the signing of RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano. The 22-year-old, who was linked with Manchester United and Liverpool, will officially join Bayern on July 1 and has signed a five-year contract. Bayern Munich director Hasan Salihamidzic said: “We’re happy that we’ve been able to sign Dayot Upamecano. We’re
2:52 PM ET Bundesliga side Bayern Munich beat Liga MX’s Tigres to win the Club World Cup in Qatar on Thursday and secure their sixth trophy in the last 12 months. Bayern looked to have scored in the 18th minute through a powerful Joshua Kimmich strike from outside the area, but VAR ruled that Robert
10:26 AM ET Bayern Munich fined France midfielder Corentin Tolisso an unspecified amount and dropped him from Saturday’s Bundesliga game against Hoffenheim after the World Cup winner broke the league’s health measures by getting a tattoo. – Stream Bundesliga on ESPN+ The 26-year-old had briefly posted on social media a video of him getting a
2:23 AM ET Bayern Munich are no longer prepared to negotiate a new contract with defender David Alaba, club president Herbert Hainer said on Sunday. Alaba, 28, now looks set to leave the Champions League winners on a free transfer next summer, with Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus among the clubs reportedly interested. He can
4:50 PM ET Two goals from Robert Lewandowski and one from Thomas Muller propelled Bayern Munich to a 3-0 win at Barcelona in their opening Champions League game on Tuesday in another brutal demonstration of the gulf in class between the two sides. – ESPN+ guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, more (U.S.)– Stream ESPN
5:19 PM ET Live to fight another day. That was likely what Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was thinking around the hour mark on Tuesday when, 2-0 down at home and on the way to defeat against Bayern Munich, he hooked veterans Sergio Busquets and Sergi Roberto and did the football equivalent of a bedraggled basketball
3:00 PM ET Between May 2013 and early December 2020, seven-and-a-half long years, Barcelona went a record 38 games unbeaten at home in the Champions League, winning 34, drawing four and scoring 112 times. Indomitable form. Between December 2020 and the beginning of Tuesday’s Camp Nou meeting with Bayern Munich, a span of nine months,
6:41 PM ET Bayern Munich and their counterparts in the Premier League are monitoring Bayer Leverkusen prodigy Florian Wirtz. Alex Gottschalk/DeFodi Images via Getty Images The summer transfer window is closed for the top leagues in Europe! After a summer full of international football, countless clubs waited until the last minute to pull off their transfers.
Sep 8, 2021 ESPN’s lead Bundesliga commentator Derek Rae returns with his regular column, this week looking ahead to a back-to-back Saturday treat for all German football fans. Super-Samstag is almost upon us. There was a certain eeriness about that train journey from Cologne to Munich on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. My colleagues at the
Sep 9, 2021 RB Leipzig are familiar with Bayern Munich, their opponents on Saturday (12:20 p.m. ET, stream live on ESPN+), and not just in the sense of competing in the same league. Defender Dayot Upamecano and playmaker Marcel Sabitzer both left Leipzig for Bayern in the offseason, as did their former manager, Julian Nagelsmann.
6:46 PM ET Adam Brown The summer transfer window is closed for the top leagues in Europe! After a summer full of international football, countless clubs waited until the last minute to pull off their transfers. See all the major deals here and check out how we graded the biggest signings. But just because the
4:36 PM ET Bayern Munich beat fifth-tier side Bremer SV 12-0 to advance to the second round of the German Cup. The result was Bayern’s largest win since a 16-1 victory over DJK Waldberg in Aug. 1997. It is the fifth time that the Bavarians have won a competitive match by 10+ goals. – Bundesliga
6:45 AM ET Bayern Munich have released their new third kit for the 2021-22 season, and while it will be worn on their travels, it’s most definitely a slice of home for the Bundesliga giants. 2 Related This is because Bayern’s new jersey is a love letter to Bavaria, the southeastern region of Germany from
4:38 PM ET Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich beat Borussia Dortmund 3-1 to win the German Super Cup on Tuesday, continuing a superb run of form that saw him score 41 goals last season in the Bundesliga. Bayern keeper Manuel Neuer pulled off two great saves to deny Marco Reus and Erling Haaland
5:00 AM ET Believe it or not, it has been three months since Bayern Munich were crowned Bundesliga champions for the ninth successive season. It has been 10 weeks since FC Koln finalised the 2021-22 Bundesliga table by winning the relegation playoff. In the time since, there has been the Euros, the Copa America, the
7:16 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens United States international Sergino Dest has turned down approaches from Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal because he wants to stay at Barcelona, sources have told ESPN. Monaco also sounded out a move for Dest but all four clubs were knocked back by both the player and Barca.
1:10 PM ET Taylor Booth in action for Bayern Munich II. Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images U.S. youth international Taylor Booth is in talks with club side Bayern Munich about a new contract, and could be loaned out to a club in either Austria or Portugal sources have told ESPN. Booth, 20, already has experience in the Austrian
8:15 AM ET Rodrigo Faez Alex Kirkland Sergio Ramos is assessing approaches he has received from Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich before taking a decision on his future, multiple sources have told ESPN. The three European giants have all taken an interest in Ramos’ situation after it was confirmed that the veteran defender