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Javi Martinez & Bayern

Bayern Munich – Javi Martinez Shows Pep Guardiola Makes Mistakes

Posted on 30 Aug, 2013, by in Soccer

The arrival of Pep Guardiola to Bayern Munich placed him as some sort of genius arriving into a difficult situation, trying to change too much of a perfect thing. Javi Martinez being left out early on might have been his biggest mistake, but a manager like Guardiola realizes at some point that despite all of his ego, there are some things he shouldn’t let his pride decide on. More

Mario Mandzukic

Bayern Munich – Mario Mandzukic Proves This Team Does Need a Striker

Posted on 18 Aug, 2013, by in Soccer

Very few are actually pleased with what Pep Guardiola is doing at the moment with Bayern Munich, but so far, the streak of winning and remaining undefeated lives on, as Mario Mandzukic, with so many questions about his new role in a possible ‘no-striker’ formation proved his value with the goal and being the offensive pivot for a team still trying to sort its way through a new identity. More

Arjen Robben

Bayern Munich – Arjen Robben is the Only Thing Pep Guardiola Didn’t Change

Posted on 28 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

After conquering Europe last season, opening the next one with a loss in the German Supercup was less than ideal, as the changes both forced and unforced on Pep Guardiola seemed to take a lot out of the Bayern Munich we got to know last season, while Arjen Robben, one of the few players without a positional or role change, seemed to be the only one finding life comfortable under the new manager. More

Xherdan Shaqiri

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Liverpool Interested in Signing Xherdan Shaqiri

Posted on 14 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

With more and more additions to the Bayern Munich squad, Xherdan Shaqiri feels his future might be elsewhere, and Liverpool is a team that would love to take advantage of that situation. More

Götze, Kroos

Bayern Munich – Mario Götze Creates a Complicated Situation

Posted on 30 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

Last season’s Bayern Munich looked as close as possible to a perfect, or complete team. The arrival of Mario Götze certainly makes them stronger, but the position he plays in sure makes it quite difficult to predict how Bayern will line up next season, and what players will be the ones paying the price for the expensive new arrival. More

Lewandowski, Mandzukic

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Borussia Dortmund & Bayern Munich in Robert Lewandowski & Mario Mandzukic Deal

Posted on 30 May, 2013, by in Soccer

It seems Bayern Munich are really interested in adding Robert Lewandowski to their all-conquering side, which doesn’t seem to need anymore players. Yet dismantling Borussia Dortmund and adding another quality striker isn’t too bad of an idea, but in return, they might have to give up on Mario Mandzukic or Xherdan Shaqiri. More

Franck Ribery Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich – The Cost of Building the Current Squad

Posted on 25 Apr, 2013, by in Featured

Building a dominant side such as Bayern Munich have been in 2013 takes more than just an excellent youth system, which is apparent in this squad, but also making quite a few expensive signings over the years, unlike other Bundesliga sides, bringing players like Franck Ribery, Javi Martinez and Arjen Robben for huge sums, totaling at €235.3 million. More

Xherdan Shaqiri & Stefano Mauri With Two Brilliant Scissor Kick Goals

Posted on 8 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Xherdan Shaqiri might just be Bayern Munich’s next big star, but he’s still scoring big goals for FC Basel en route to another league title in Switzerland. Stefano Mauri won’t be winning any league titles this season, but his goal for Lazio in their 3-1 win over Napoli was equally impressive. More