Schalke's Max Meyer: Xabi Alonso's Royal Blue heir

If somebody had said at the start of the season that Schalke‘s Max Meyer would be the player to inherit recently retired Bayern Munich star Xabi Alonso’s title as the best deep-lying playmaker in the Bundesliga, they might have been laughed out of the room. Borussia Dortmund’s Julian Weigl was an obvious heir; the Schwarzgelbe midfield anchor who completed 90 ...

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Werder Bremen's American starlet Josh Sargent: "I feel like I belong here"

Fresh from signing his first professional contract on his 18th birthday recently, American striker Josh Sargent is enjoying life in Germany and is raring to go at Werder Bremen. Speaking exclusively to bundesliga.com, the O’Fallon, Missouri native opened up on his whirlwind past 12 months and his excitement at joining Bremen. Josh Sargent on… …his feelings of excitement “I’m just ...

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Bayern Munich vs. Hertha Berlin: Probable line-ups and stats

James Rodriguez and Jerome Boateng have both been ruled out as Bayern Munich – after a crushing Champions League win over Besiktas on Tuesday – return to Bundesliga action in search of a record 15th consecutive win, hosting Hertha Berlin on Saturday (kick-off 15:30 CET/14:30 GMT). Latest Bayern Munich’s five-star Champions League performance against Besiktas on Tuesday has the league ...

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