Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola knows his side are in for a tough start to the defence of their Bundesliga title on Friday night when they host Wolfsburg at the Allianz Arena.
The Bavarian club are bidding for a third successive league trophy but Wolfsburg, who finished fifth last season, are out to throw an early spanner in the works.
``It's not going to be easy for us,'' Guardiola said at a press conference in Munich on Thursday.
``We're immediately up against one of the best teams in the Bunde...
Nicklas Bendtner has to take his opportunity at Wolfsburg, Denmark coach Morten Olsen has told kicker.
Bendtner, 26, was released from his contract at Arsenal earlier this summer, and on Friday the Dane joined Wolfsburg on a free transfer.
The attacker put pen to paper on a performance-based three-year-deal, with a clause allowing Wolfsburg to terminate the contract without any redundancy payment should he be involved in any off the pitch scandals, according to kicker.
Olsen told kicker that Wol...
Wolfsburg coach Dieter Hecking has welcomed "colourful bird" Nicklas Bendtner to the club, claiming the striker is "exactly the character we have been looking for."
Bendtner, 26, had been a free agent after being released by the Gunners at the end of last season but had failed to find a club, with a number of deals falling through.
But Wolfsburg have now swooped for the Denmark international, having been thwarted in their attempts to sign more high-profile forwards including Mario Mandzukic and...