Last weekend featured several goodbyes and Bayern Munich lost two modern-day greats, as Philipp Lahm and Xabi Alonso played their final games before retirement. Both will be difficult to replace in what could be an off-season of much change for the German champions.
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Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka has said reports in the German media that he has already agreed to join Bayern Munich either this summer or on a free transfer in 12 months are wrong.
Goretzka, 22, has been one of the few players to play a solid season at Schalke, who missed out on qualifying for European competition following seven consecutive campaigns in the Europa League or Champions League.
The Germany midfielder is under contract at Schalke until 2018 but has yet to agree an extension, meaning...
In the end, FC Bayern Munich's Bundesliga campaign, a fifth title in a row, left no question unanswered. That's apart from the most important one of all: How much is this Meisterschaft really worth? Nobody seems entirely sure in Bavaria. Executive chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has been at pains to point out that winning the league was still "the most honest title," and that the team's achievement wasn't being adequately recognised. President Uli Hoeness, on the other hand, is of the opinion that...
Bayern Munich have handed Felix Gotze, the younger brother of Germany and Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario, a first professional contract.
The 19-year-old, who has been with Bayern since 2014, has committed his future to the Bundesliga champions until June 2019.
The centre-back told the club's official website: "I am delighted to have the chance at Bayern as a professional.