Previous
Chelsea
Watford
4
2
FT
Game Details
Huddersfield Town
Manchester United
2
0
LIVE 45' +3'
Game Details
Manchester City
Burnley
1
0
LIVE 45' +2'
Game Details
Eintracht Frankfurt
Borussia Dortmund
0
2
LIVE 59'
Game Details
Hamburg SV
Bayern Munich
4:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Barcelona
Málaga
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
United States U17
England U17
0
2
LIVE 18'
Game Details
Napoli
Internazionale
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
U.A.N.L
Toluca
ESPN3 12:00 AM UTC Oct 22, 2017
Game Details
América
Necaxa
2:00 AM UTC Oct 22, 2017
Game Details
Next

Transfer Rater: Woodburn to Barcelona

Transfers
Read

Transfer Rater: Benteke to Chelsea

Transfers
Read

Transfer Rater: Rashford to Real Madrid

Transfers
Read

Transfer Rater: Alonso to Barca, Vardy to Chelsea

Transfers
Read

Bayern defender search 'at standstill'

Bayern Munich's chase for a new defender has come to a halt, German paper Bild has reported, quoting CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge as saying he would not talk about a potential deal for Roma centre-back Medhi Benatia because "every word could drive up the price."

- Lovell: Familiar refrain in Bayern's opening win
- Guardiola satisfied with victory

Bundesliga champions Bayern began their new campaign with a 2-1 win at home to Wolfsburg on Friday, a game in which coach Pep Guardiola largely played four at the back despite having experimented with a three-man backline in preseason.

But the ligament tear suffered by Javi Martinez in the German Super Cup defeat to Borussia Dortmund earlier this month has limited his options in central defence, and Bayern have been on the lookout for a new right-footed centre-back.

Roma's Benatia, 27, has emerged as the favourite in the past couple of days, and a Gazzetta dello Sport report on Sunday claimed a 30 million euro deal had been agreed for the Morocco international.

However, on Monday Bild reported that no agreement had been reached, with negotiations deadlocked. "Please understand that I will not comment on it, because every word could drive up the price," the paper quoted Rummenigge as saying.

The Bild report was backed by football weekly kicker, which also said no deal had been done and that Bayern were not willing to meet the asking price.

"The Italians want to cash in on their defender," the paper said. "But the question is -- where?"

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.