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FIFA have announced contracts will be extended and transfer windows shift in line with the changing fixture list after the COVID-19 crisis. A decison that is sure to be met with lawsuits as FIFA does not have the power to unilaterally extend player contracts. Nobody knows when the current season will resume, or even if [...]

Hansi Flick Bayern Munich

Hansi Flick has signed a three-year contract as Bayern Munich’s head coach, the Bundesliga champions confirmed on Friday. Flick initially took over from Niko Kovac as interim manager in November, before Bayern announced the following month that the 55-year-old would stay on through the remainder of the 2019-20 season. After a successful run since then, [...]

Chelsea could be set for a sensational move for Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer this summer after appearing to finally lose patience with Kepa Arrizabalaga. World-record signing Kepa has come under pressure this season after recently losing his place to 38-year-old deputy Willy Caballero. The Spaniard was dropped after a series of error-strewn performances in [...]

Liverpool Has Most Valuable Squad In Europe

Liverpool World Champions

The research group CIES Football Observatory have just released its most valuable squads in the transfer market from Europe’s top-five leagues, and it is the current European and World Champions who now sit top the pile. The Liverpool squad is now worth a whopping €1.4 billion (£1.27 billion), which puts them ahead of every other club on [...]

Chelsea Exposed In Champions League Defeat

Champions League Trophy

Mateo Kovacic was the only Chelsea player manager Frank Lampard singled out for praise following their 3-0 Champions League last 16 defeat to Bayern Munich. The Blues have an uphill task to stay in the competition ahead of the second leg at the Allianz Arena in three weeks’ time after being humbled at Stamford Bridge. [...]

Champions League Knockout Draw Preview

Champions League Probability

Chelsea could well find themselves on a collision course with Barcelona in the last-16 of the Champions League with that the most likely outcome from Monday’s draw. A calculation of the probabilities of each pairing shows that Liverpool and Manchester City are most likely to face a trip to Madrid to play either Real or [...]

Bayern Munich USA Tour Details

Bayern Munich’s first pre-season game in the USA is just a week away as the Bundesliga side will start their tour against Arsenal in Los Angels on July 17 before facing Real Madrid in Houston three days later. In their stateside trip, Munich will take on Milan in Kansas City on July 23. The European giants [...]

Neuer

Bayern Munich legend Lothar Matthaus has hit back at Manuel Neuer after his agent questioned the club’s ambition when compared to the Premier League’s top teams. The German giants are undergoing a rebuild this summer as experienced stars Mats Hummels, Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben have all left the club. Bayern have already splashed the [...]

Champions League Trophy

Jurgen Klopp admitted Liverpool only had themselves to blame after their Champions League hopes were left hanging in the balance. Bayern Munich played with the composure of a team who have reached the Champions League semi-finals eight times in the last decade and they summoned an excellent defensive performance to secure a 0-0 draw. But [...]

Jurgen Klopp Liverpool

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is ready to play Fabinho in central defence alongside Joel Matip if Dejan Lovren fails to recover from a hamstring injury. Virgil van Dijk is suspended for the last-16 first-leg while Joe Gomez is sidelined with his recovery from a fractured leg. Klopp said that Lovren is touch-and-go to make Tuesday’s [...]