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Bayern Munich celebrated their 115th birthday with some Friday fireworks as they cantered past Koln 4-1 for a fourth league win in a row.
Captain Bastian Schweinsteiger and Franck Ribery got Bayern off to a blitz start with two goals inside the opening 10 minutes, but the Bavarians eased off, and Anthony Ujah brought the visitors back into the game with a deft header past Manuel Neuer on the stroke of halftime. Neuer made a double save after the break to keep the champions ahead before Arjen Robben...
As I was researching a story last year on Robert Lewandowski's protracted transfer from Borussia Dortmund to Bayern Munich, I asked a well-placed source about rumours that Pep Guardiola didn't actually want the Polish striker.
"I can't tell you anything about that," came the answer. "Can't tell" because he didn't know, or "can't tell" because he didn't want to tell? You have to be careful about jumping to conclusions when faced with such ambivalence. I ignored the reply for the purpose of the...