While Bayern Munich's Ballon d'Or contenders are unlikely to topple Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi, here's a look at where they rank at their club.
Thomas Tuchel said it's "dangerous" to be linked with a move to Real Madrid after reports emerged that the Borussia Dortmund boss was being monitored.
Sportowe Fakty claims the Poland international has agreed to extend his deal until 2021, which will earn him an annual salary of €15 million.
ESPN FC's club and national correspondents run down the players who may consider themselves unfortunate not to be in the running.
East Germany and Dynamo Dresden legend Reinhard Hafner has died at the age of 64.
Alen Halilovic has not been included in Hamburg's DFB Pokal squad as the Bundesliga strugglers seek to avoid an upset at third-tier side Halle.