Goalkeeper: Oliver Baumann (Hoffenheim) Ever since their promotion to the Bundesliga in 2008, Hoffenheim have held the reputation of a fun, attacking team, with flawed defense. This season, only Bayern Munich managed to concede fewer goals than they did, and Baumann, who is one of only six players to play every minute in the Bundesliga 

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Monaco has stunned Manchester United by demanding a £100 million fee for starlet Kylian Mbappe. The Guardian understand that the Red Devils had a transfer of £72 million rejected last week, rebuffing the offer and stating they wouldn’t part with their prodigy for less than a world-record fee. It also comes as a surprise for 

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Pep Guardiola and Manchester City officials have been put on red-alert as Bayern Munich’s Joshua Kimmich becomes restless at the German club, reports The Guardian.   Kimmich speaks out Kimmich had this to say of his current situation recently: “I’m not satisfied with it and I want to change it.” The 22 year-old has completed 

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Xabi Alonso announces his retirement from football, effective at the end of the season. “It wasn’t an easy decision to make, but I believe it’s the right time. I always thought it would be better to quit sooner rather than later. I still feel good, but I believe this is the right moment. I wanted 

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Today, Xabi Alonso‏ announces his retirement from the game. This season with Bayern Munich will be his last as a player: “Lived it. Loved it. Farewell beautiful game.” Not the conventional way of announcing the news but in this day and age, social media has replaced the press conference in some respects.   Illustrious The 35-year-old 

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Video uploaded by YouTube channel byShowtime showcases all the goals and highlights from Bayern Munich’s 5-1 away victory over Arsenal in the second leg of their Champions League encounter at the Emirates Stadium. Bayern’s goals were scored by Robert Lewandowski, Arjen Robben, Douglas Costa and a brace from Arturo Vidal, while Theo Walcott scored the 

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Many would tell you that the role of the central midfielder is the most important, or demanding of all of the positions on a football pitch. Of course, being in the central area, it insinuates a dedicated commitment to both halves of the field, with logically the greatest level of involvement in the alternative zones. 

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Video uploaded by YouTube channel Football Live showcases all the goals and highlights from Bayern Munich’s 5-1 thrashing of Arsenal at home at the Allianz Arena in their Champions League Round of 16 First Leg encounter. Bayern Munich’s goals were scored by Arjen Robben, Thomas Muller, Robert Lewandowski and a brace from Thiago Alcantara, while 

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Bundesliga is not a set of German football teams. It is a well-greased machine set for destruction, annihilation of the opponent. Probably the strongest gathering of players fueled by talent and powered by flawless strategy as well as superior management. Every footballer from the Bundesliga is not only a pro but also a bolt, a 

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Organised by FIFPro, the body that represents players’ associations from 69 countries, the world 11 is picked by fellow professional footballers, with 26,516 votes casted this year. Manuel Neuer Dani Alves, Gerard Pique, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Andres Iniesta Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Cristiano Ronaldo   Looking at this team, there are 

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In what seems to be official news, Bayern midfielder Xabi Alonso will retire at the end of this season. The Spanish midfielder, who is one of the most decorated players of his generation, has been among the best in his position for a number of years winning a host of admirers and fans. He’s most 

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In official news, highly-rated Hoffenheim defender Niklas Sule will join Bayern Munich next summer alongside club teammate Sebastian Rudy. The 21 year old has been heavily linked with a move to Chelsea. As reported by BBC: “Bayern Munich have signed Germany internationals Sebastian Rudy and Niklas Sule from Bundesliga rivals Hoffenheim. Both players will continue 

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Awesome video uploaded by YouTube channel WeSpeakFootball showcasing 2016’s best 100 goals. The list of course seems subjective, but it’s still a wonderful watch. Enjoy and we wish you all a happy new year.   Like O-Posts on Facebook You can also follow O-Posts on Twitter @OPosts

According to Sport, Valencia right-back Joao Cancelo will sign for Barcelona next summer. The reported fee is mooted at 30 million Euros, which is Valencia’s asking price for the Portugal international. As reported by the Metro: “Sport claim that the Spanish champions have reached an agreement with the Portugal international and are willing to pay 

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The Ballon d’Or is a prestigious award which illustrates the greatest player of the past 12 months. Surely an award any football player would like to win, this year’s Ballon d’Or is judged solely by a panel of journalists after FIFA and France Football parted ways. Cristiano Ronaldo is favourite to regain the title following 

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How far can RB Leipzig go? The Bundesliga new-boys’ spectacular start to the season has brought comparisons with last year’s Premier League champions, Leicester City. Though obvious differences (not least the level of fan support and financial backing), Leipzig sit comfortably at the top of the table heading into match day 12 after six straight 

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The debut installment of a new column about everything Bundesliga titled, “The Bundesliga Babbel”, by the insightful Victor Charnetsky. As World Cup Qualifying week ends, and Germany started qualifying with a clinical 3-0 win at Norway, die Mannschaft also bids farewell to one of their stalwarts, Bastian Schweinsteiger, last Wednesday winning a friendly match vs 

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Predicting the stars of the future has always been something I loved doing. Having talks with your friends at school to who will be the next great footballer was a fond memory. Telling people who had no idea about Neymar was when he was at Santos that he will be the next big thing and 

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For a while now Mario Gotze has been linked with a move back to his former club Borussia Dortmund, but the return now looks odds on to come to fruition sooner rather than later. Hans-Joachim Watzke – Dortmund’s Chief Executive – disclosed earlier in the week that no agreement had been arrived at, but his 

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Medhi Benatia has successfully completed a switch away from the Allianz Arena after agreeing personal terms with the Italian champions Juventus. The loan spell – which cost £2.5 million- will be for the entire season with the additional option of a permanent transfer for £14.3 million over the next two years. The Moroccan makes his 

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Southampton have completed the signing of Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg from Bayern Munich for a reported fee of £12.8 million. The news was revealed on Monday by Les Reeds- the Club’s Executive Director of Football- after the 20-year old midfielder finally put pen to paper, inexplicably ending all speculations. His move away from the Allianz Arena has 

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