What the papers say
Niko Kovac was full of praise for his side’s “sensational” first-half performance as they closed the gap with table-toppers Borussia Dortmund to three points following a 3-1 win at Hoffenheim.
Bayern Munich closed the gap at the top of the Bundesliga to three points after beating Hoffenheim 3-1 at the Rhein-Neckar Arena.
Bayern Munich will hope to cut the gap to Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund as their season resumes at Hoffenheim on Friday.
Bayern Munich say they are “in talks” with Chelsea about Callum Hudson-Odoi.
What the papers say David De Gea looks keen to cement his long-term future at Manchester United as talks continue over the terms of a fresh deal, the Mail says. After an outstanding performance against Tottenham, the goalkeeper is looking to make Old Trafford his home for the foreseeable future but will be hoping for a boost to his current £200,000-a-week contract, the paper says.
Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic believes Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has the qualities the Bundesliga outfit are looking for as they continue their pursuit of the teenager.
What the papers say Chelsea are reportedly close to a deal to bring Gonzalo Higuain to the club for the rest of the season. The Daily Mail says reports in Spain suggest the 31-year-old striker has accepted an offer to join on loan, with AC Milan willing to let him end his temporary stay from Juventus after just eight months.
Maurizio Sarri wants a new midfielder for Chelsea after advising Cesc Fabregas to leave the club for the good of his career.
Bayern Munich have issued Franck Ribery with a “hefty fine” for a foul-mouthed tirade at his critics on social media following his visit to a steak restaurant in Dubai during the club’s winter break.
Niko Kovac hailed Bayern Munich’s 3-0 victory at Eintracht Frankfurt as they closed the gap to Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund back to six points.
Frank Ribery proved the difference as Bayern Munich finished the year on a high by beating Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0 at the Commerzbank-Arena.
Niko Kovac is demanding his players capitalise on any slip-ups by the Bundesliga leaders when his Bayern Munich side travel to Eintracht Frankfurt for their final game before the winter break.
Franck Ribery’s late goal made it four successive Bundesliga victories for Bayern Munich as they battled to a 1-0 win over RB Leipzig.
Niko Kovac has refused to be drawn on whether Bayern Munich will make a winter-break swoop for RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner.
Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac praised his players after the 4-0 win at Hannover kept the pressure on the top two in the Bundesliga.
Joshua Kimmich inspired Bayern Munich to a 4-0 victory at struggling Hannover 96 that sees the defending champions keep the pressure on the Bundesliga’s top two.
Serge Gnabry’s brace gave Bayern Munich their first win in four Bundesliga matches as they beat Werder Bremen 2-1 at the Weser-Stadion.
Bayern Munich goalscorer Serge Gnabry described his “relief” as the team recorded their first win in four Bundesliga matches by beating Werder Bremen 2-1 at the Weser-Stadion.
Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac declared himself “very angry” after his side squandered a two-goal lead to draw 3-3 against Fortuna Dusseldorf.
A last-gasp equaliser from Dodi Lukebakio to complete his hat-trick extended Bayern Munich’s poor run as they surrendered a two-goal advantage to draw 3-3 with Fortuna Dusseldorf.
Niko Kovac admits he is feeling the pressure to deliver a Bayern Munich victory against second-bottom Fortuna Dusseldorf on Saturday.
Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre hailed the “fantastic” belief of his side after the Bundesliga leaders fought back to beat Bayern Munich 3-2 in a thrilling Der Klassiker showdown.
English winger Jadon Sancho continued his impressive season as Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund came from behind to beat Bayern Munich 3-2 in Der Klassiker at Signal Iduna Park clash.
Marco Reus scored twice as Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund came from behind to beat Bayern Munich 3-2 in a thrilling Der Klassiker showdown at Signal Iduna Park.
Robert Lewandowski feels Bayern Munich must offer “something new” to close the gap on Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund.
Niko Kovac has urged his Bayern Munich players to cut out late lapses in concentration after conceding an 89th-minute equaliser in the 1-1 draw with Freiburg.
Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac appeared to be publicly criticised by Thomas Muller’s wife during the 1-1 draw with Freiburg.
Bayern Munich’s struggles at the Allianz Arena continued after they conceded an 89th-minute equaliser in the 1-1 draw with Freiburg.
A convincing display from Bayern Munich saw them come though 2-1 against the solid defence of a Mainz side with a good home record.