Bayern Munich's Sporting Director Matthias Sammer declared on the eve of the new season: "Pep Guardiola is the conductor, the team is the orchestra." Undoubtedly, the Spanish maestro has Bayern's big band synchronised and working in almost complete harmony at the moment.
Treble-seeking Bayern sealed top spot in Champions League Group F with a routine 4-0 win over Greek champions Olympiakos on Tuesday. Goals from Douglas Costa, Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller settled the game as a contest within...
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes believes Barcelona would defeat Bayern Munich if they meet in the Champions League, although he says the current Blaugrana side would come up just short to Pep Guardiola's legendary team.
Scholes, who lost two Champions League finals with United against Guardiola's Barca in 2009 and 2011, says Bayern are a stronger team this season to last year.
Real Madrid dominate the FIFPro World XI shortlist with Cristiano Ronaldo facing a battle against Barcelona trio Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez as well as Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney for a place in attack.
FIFPro, the worldwide players' union, has announced a 55-man shortlist for the FIFA FIFPro World XI, with nearly 25,000 players from around the world voting in this year's ballot for their preferred players in a 4-3-3 formation.
Madrid lead the way with 12 representatives on the...