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Manchester United Transfer Rumours - Friday Round-up: Gaitan, Schweinsteiger, Bacca, van Persie

Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria has admitted he is frustrated at being stuck on the Manchester United bench but will not leave the club in the summer. - Read full article Manchester United are negotiating a deal to land Benfica winger Nico Gaitan. - Read full article Bayern Munich great Franz Beckenbauer says midfielder […]
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Beckenbauer advises Schweinsteiger to shun Premier League move

Franz Beckenbauer has advised Bastian Schweinsteiger to ignore a move to Manchester United this summer in favor of staying at Bayern Munich. Germany midfielder Schweinsteiger is on United's list of summer transfer targets along with Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos. The 30-year-old midfielder made just 15 starts for the Bundesliga champions last season and is believed to be interesting...
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Beckenbauer criticizes Bayern Munich; praises USA's Klinsmann

NEW YORK -- Bayern Munich honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is sharply critical of the team's performance in this week's 3-1 Champions League loss to Porto. During a news conference Friday at the club's U.S. office, the 69-year-old former star player and coach faulted players for Wednesday's effort in Portugal. ''They are far away, far, far, far away to win the Champions League...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Mats Hummels at the best age for England move, says Franz Beckenbauer

Franz Beckenbauer believes Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels is at the “best age” for a move to England. In 1977, after playing for Bayern Munich, Beckenbauer surprised the world when he accepted a lucrative contract to play in the North American Soccer League with the New York Cosmos. The former West Germany international was twice named European Football of the Year...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Beckenbauer calls for corruption report on 2018, 2022 World Cups to be published

LONDON (AP) Franz Beckenbauer called for the corruption report on the 2018 and 2022 World Cup host contests to be published, and said Tuesday that he took no bribes before voting. The former Germany great left FIFA's executive committee months after the vote in December 2010 gave Russia the 2018 event and Qatar the 2022 tournament. Beckenbauer remains active in FIFA but was briefly...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Beckenbauer risks Dortmund wrath by talking about Reus move

Honorary Bayern Munich president Franz Beckenbauer believes that Marco Reus will leave Borussia Dortmund in 2015 for either his side or "a big club" like Manchester United or Real Madrid. The Bavarians have been heavily linked with a move for the 25-year-old, with CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge strongly suggesting that the Bundesliga champions could look to activate his release...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany Midfielder Toni Kroos Will Join Real Madrid After World Cup Ends

Germany midfielder Toni Kroos will join Real Madrid after the World Cup is over, ending speculation regarding whether the player will remain with Bayern Munich or not. Bayern Munich Honorary President Franz Beckenbauer let the “cat out of the bag” when he disclosed: “In a career there is also a future. And if it is an experience abroad, going to a club like Real Madrid is priceless...
Via World Soccer Talk
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Beckenbauer issues Kroos warning

Franz Beckenbauer has warned Bayern Munich star Toni Kroos not to hold the club to ransom following reports linking him with a big-money move to Manchester United . Reports in the British media on Monday morning suggested United are prepared to pay the Germany international £250,000 a week if he moves to Old Trafford. Kroos would treble his wages if he moved to United, who would...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mandzukic could leave Bayern

Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer has admitted that Mario Mandzukic could leave the club this summer. Mandzukic has been subject to rumors linking him to Arsenal, and with Robert Lewandowski set to join Bayern in the summer, the Croat's position could be under threat. The 27-year-old has scored an impressive 12 goals in 20 appearances for the Bavarians, who are...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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