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Football: Kroos to stay at Bayern until 2015

Bayern Munich's Germany midfielder Toni Kroos will stay with the Bavarian giants until at least 2015, despite a reported huge offer from Manchester United, his agent said. According to British newspaper The Guardian, Premier League giants United are prepared to offer Kroos a contract worth £260,000 per week (315,000 euros, $437,000) for him to play at Old Trafford next season. That would give Kroos an annual salary of 16 million euros, around four times what he earns at Bayern, where he is under contract until June 2015.

Football: Dortmund out to add Wolves to Real, Bayern scalps

After claiming impressive wins over Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund are eyeing a German Cup final berth in Berlin when they host VfL Wolfsburg in Tuesday's semi-final. Dortmund bowed out of the Champions League last Tuesday despite a stunning 2-0 win at home to Real Madrid, losing the quarter-final 3-2 on aggregate, then they shocked Bundesliga champions Bayern 3-0 in Munich on Saturday.

Football: Bayern in league slump, admits Guardiola

Coach Pep Guardiola admits champions Bayern Munich are suffering a Bundesliga slump after they suffered a second shock league defeat in their 3-0 thrashing at home to Borussia Dortmund. The reigning European champions have failed to win any of their three league matches since wrapping up the German title last month with a record seven games to spare and were humbled by Dortmund in the top of the table clash. Goals by Borussia's Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Marco Reus and Jonas Hofmann condemned ten-man Bayern to their first home league defeat since October 2012.

Football: Ex-Real boss Schuster slams "dreary" Bayern

Former Real Madrid coach Bernd Schuster has branded holders Bayern Munich "uninspired and dreary" ahead of their Champions League semi-final clash with the Spanish giants in a little over a fortnight. "What Bayern have recently offered in the Bundesliga and against Manchester United was uninspired and so dreary," Schuster, who coached Real from 1988-1990, told German daily Bild.

Football: Ex-Real boss Schuster slams "dreary" Bayern

Former Real Madrid coach Bernd Schuster has branded holders Bayern Munich "uninspired and dreary" ahead of their Champions League semi-final clash with the Spanish giants in a little over a fortnight. "What Bayern have recently offered in the Bundesliga and against Manchester United was uninspired and so dreary," Schuster, who coached Real from 1988-1990, told German daily Bild.

Football: Bayern, Dortmund clash for bragging rights

Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich face arch rivals Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, but the eagerly anticipated league clash of Germany's powerhouses is for little more than bragging rights. Bayern were crowned German league champions a fortnight ago and are 20 points clear of second-placed Dortmund in the table. Both sides come to the Allianz Arena clash openly admitting they have other priorities. Bayern are into the semi-finals of the Champions League and have made no secret of their desire to become the first team to defend the title.

Football: Holders Bayern brush aside United to reach semis

Holders Bayern Munich romped into the Champions League semi-finals with a 3-1 victory at home to Manchester United in Wednesday's quarter-final, second-leg to win 4-2 on aggregate. Having drawn 1-1 at Old Trafford in last week's first-leg, Bayern had to come from behind after United's left-back Patrice Evra put the guests ahead with a superb second-half strike at Munich's Allianz Arena. But Bayern equalised just 69 seconds later through a diving Mario Mandzukic header, the first of their three goals in the final half an hour.

Football: Holders Bayern brush aside United to reach semis

Holders Bayern Munich romped into the Champions League semi-finals with a 3-1 victory at home to Manchester United in Wednesday's quarter-final, second-leg to win 4-2 on aggregate. Having drawn 1-1 at Old Trafford in last week's first-leg, Bayern had to come from behind after United's left-back Patrice Evra put the guests ahead with a superb second-half strike at Munich's Allianz Arena. But Bayern equalised almost immediately through a diving Mario Mandzukic header, the first of their three goals in the final half an hour.

Football: Holders Bayern brush aside United to reach semis

Holders Bayern Munich romped into the Champions League semi-finals with a 3-1 victory at home to Manchester United in Wednesday's quarter-final, second-leg to win 4-2 on aggregate. Having drawn 1-1 at Old Trafford in last week's first-leg, Bayern had to come from behind after United's left-back Patrice Evra put the guests ahead with a superb second-half strike at Munich's Allianz Arena. But Bayern equalised almost immediately through a diving Mario Mandzukic header, the first of their three goals in the final half an hour.

Football: Bayern Munich v Manchester United factfile

Factfile on holders Bayern Munich and Manchester United ahead of the Champions League quarter-final second leg between the clubs at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday:
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