Kompany insists call from Bayern Munich was no surprise

Vincent Kompany was officially presented as Bayern Munich’s new coach on Thursday, insisting he did not share the football world’s surprise at his appointment. Bayern’s decision to take a gamble…

Bayern appoint Kompany to end long search for new coach

Bayern Munich’s long search to fill their vacant head coaching position is over with the German giants naming Vincent Kompany as manager in a shock move on Wednesday. The 38-year-old…

Dortmund, Bayern runs put Leverkusen title in perspective — Alonso

The success of Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in Europe this season highlights how impressive unbeaten Bundesliga champions Bayer Leverkusen have been, coach Xabi Alonso said Wednesday. Alonso, speaking with…

Vinicius hits two as Real Madrid eye final after snatching draw at Bayern

Real Madrid forward Vinicius Junior scored a double, including an 83rd-minute equalising penalty, to snatch a 2-2 draw at Bayern Munich on Tuesday that puts the Spanish side in the…

What they said after Bayern v Madrid Champions League semi-final

Key quotes after Bayern Munich and Real Madrid drew 2-2 in the Champions League semi-final first leg on Tuesday: Bayern Munich’s Harry Kane “I don’t know what he (Jude Bellingham)…

Rangnick confirms talks with Bayern over head coaching job

Austria manager Ralf Rangnick confirmed he was in talks with Bayern Munich to become the club’s head coach in the summer. The former Manchester United boss said “there has been…

Englishmen abroad: Kane relishes Champions League duel with Bellingham

Bayern Munich striker Harry Kane looked forward to the Champions League semi-final meeting with England teammate Jude Bellingham’s Real Madrid, saying it was “why we moved abroad.” Bayern beat Arsenal…

Arteta urges Arsenal to use Bayern ‘pain’ to fuel title bid

Mikel Arteta has urged Arsenal to use the “pain” of the Champions League quarter-final exit against Bayern Munich to fuel their Premier League title bid. Arteta’s side failed to clinch…

Bayern boss Tuchel hoping to echo Chelsea run before Arsenal clash

Bayern Munich manager Thomas Tuchel will seek to echo the spirit of 2021’s Champions League-winning run with Chelsea in Wednesday’s home quarter-final second leg against Arsenal. Bayern put aside their…

Trossard strikes late to rescue Arsenal in Bayern draw

Arsenal rescued a 2-2 draw against Bayern Munich as Leandro Trossard’s late leveller stopped Harry Kane making a triumphant return to north London in Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final first leg.…