Bayern Munich president Serge Gnabry described him as an “amateur” during his modeling trip

Bayern Munich sporting director Serge Gnabry has been described as an “amateur” after he was spotted at Paris Fashion Week between matches. The German club, which is four points clear of the Bundesliga lead, is yet to win in 2023 after three consecutive draws to start the new year. And after he was sent off in the first half during Bayern’s 1-1 home draw with Cologne, Gnabry was criticized by the club’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic. Gnabry was seen attending a fashion event in the French capital between the matches…

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Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer will miss the rest of the season after breaking his leg while skiing

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will be out for the rest of the season after breaking his leg while skiing. And the 36-year-old, who represented Germany at the World Cup in Qatar during their exit from the group stage, published the news of his injury on social media. Neuer confirmed that he will be out for the remainder of 2022-23 after undergoing fracture surgery. Go deeper A ‘party two nights a week’ clause, a space travel ban and a speculative England call-up bonus: What’s really written in a footballer’s contract?…

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Alphonso Davies delivered it for Canada again and again – a poor penalty that would send him forward

Alphonso Davies is the legitimate face of Canadian men’s soccer. The 22-year-old is an incredible talent, won the Champions League with Bayern Munich and has an inspiring and fascinating life story. Although he missed the last two qualifying windows this spring due to heart complications that arose after contracting COVID-19 in January, he played a huge part in his country’s unexpected road back to the World Cup. He led a skilled and diverse team as they finished the CONCACAF playoffs and returned to competition for the first time since 1986.…

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Leroy Sane has been ruled out of Germany’s match against Japan with a knee injury

Leory Sane sustained an injury in training and was ruled out of Germany’s opening World Cup match against Japan. Sane, 26, missed Germany’s last training session before facing Japan on Wednesday. A statement from the DFB on Tuesday morning read: “The German national team should be without Leroy Sane for their opening World Cup match against Japan on Wednesday. The 26-year-old attacking player from champions Bayern Munich is unavailable against the four-time Asian champions due to knee problems. The remaining 25 players from Germany’s World Cup squad took part in…

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Canada sweats on Alphonso Davies’ fitness after early Bayern Munich substitution

Canada is the latest World Cup nation to find itself sweating over the fitness of one of its key players after Alphonso Davies injured his hamstring while playing for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga on Saturday. Davies, 22, has been selected to start the Bayern Munich match at Hertha Berlin. But the left-back was forced out in the 64th minute of the match Bayern won 3-2, and was seen clutching his right hamstring as he left the pitch. He was replaced by Lucas Hernandez. Davies is one of Canada’s top…

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What is the date of the draw for the round of sixteen for the European Champions League?

After the intense Champions League group stage, the teams that qualified for the knockout stage will find out their fate in the Round of 16 next week. There are a few notable absentees from the lottery, with a few surprising additions taking their place. Here’s everything you need to know about the lottery. When and where is the Champions League round of 16 draw? The draw for the Round of 16 will take place at 11 AM GMT (12 PM CET, 6 AM EST) on Monday, 7 November. The UEFA…

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Mark Hughes on making sure the Bradford Fire is always remembered and played twice a day

Mark Hughes, as confirmed earlier this year by taking charge of a failing Bradford City in the bottom half of League Two, loves a challenge. This willingness to face anything that appears in front of him once led the 72-game Wales striker to agree to play twice on the same day at the height of his career. As if that wasn’t stressful enough, the two matches were in two different countries. “I just joined Bayern Munich,” Hughes told The Athletic. “My first appearance was on Saturday before and I was…

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Who can get out and out of the Champions League this week?

Teams reached the halfway point in the Champions League group stage after each played three matches at their tables. Some are stronger than others, and there’s still plenty to play for as we progress toward figuring out the ultimate winners and losers for each group. However, there are teams that can qualify for the knockout stages of the competition if certain results occur during the evening of Tuesday and Wednesday. Athletic took a look at who could qualify and exit the Champions League group stage this week. Group A Napoli…

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Bayern Munich set a new Champions League record by beating Viktoria Plzen

Bayern Munich crushed Victoria Plzen 5-0 on Tuesday evening to set a new Champions League record. The Bundesliga champions set a new record for the longest unbeaten streak in group matches, with a comfortable victory in Munich in their 31st unbeaten match. Their impressive walk makes them cross the mark already set by Real Madrid. Leroy Sane, Serge Gnabry and Sadio Mane all scored within the first 21 minutes on Tuesday to comfortably ease Bayern’s lead in the first half. Sane, the former Manchester City striker, added his second goal…

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Barcelona rejected 62 million euros for Badri, Jaffe: report

GT Pedri and Jaffe train with Barcelona. Barcelona’s young players have won admiration from across Europe in recent seasons, particularly German champions Bayern Munich who failed in their efforts to win over some of the best Catalan talent. Teenage midfielders Pedri and Jaffe were on the Bavarian giants’ radar after making their way into the first team at Camp Nou and impressed despite their lack of top-level experience. Bayern offered to sign Pedri shortly after his arrival in Barcelona from Las Palmas and after they crushed the Catalan German side…

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