Reports in the German media today are indicating that Leipzig are also interested in signing the services of the Brazilian. With his flair and astute awareness of space in attack, Pereira would be an excellent addition for the Red Bulls.
Despite being one of the best footballing nations in the history of the game, there are currently only eight German footballers plying their trade in the Premier League. Can you name every single one of them to make a Premier League appearance in 2020-21?
Matchday 32 in the Bundesliga was full of excitement and intrigue, as Dortmund and Frankfurt swapped places in the top four race, Bayern sealed the league and Hertha moved away from the drop. Here is Rhys Desmond’s Team of the Week for Matchday 32!
Hansi Flick’s time in charge of Bayern Munich may have been short-lived, but the former and future national team coach will go down as one of the team’s all-time greatest managers. Hansi Flick eased to a second Bundesliga title in charge of Bayern Munich on Saturday, after a smashing 6-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach. For all of their fantastic exploits this season, we analyze how Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga title.
After a solid season in the Bundesliga with Hertha BSC, Matteo Guendouzi looks set to return to Arsenal, after fracturing his metatarsal on Friday. Hertha sporting director Arne Friedrich confirmed Guendouzi’s departure following their 3-0 win over SC Freiburg, and the club will certainly miss his influence in central midfield for the remainder of the season. But as the 22-year-old now returns to Arsenal, a question remains – is Guendouzi the right fit for Arteta?
On May 8th, 2021, Bayern Munich claimed their ninth successive Bundesliga title, and their second in two seasons under the influence of Hansi Flick. The Germans technically snatched the title even before they kicked off on Saturday, with Leipzig losing to Borussia Dortmund to seal the deal. However, they celebrated their title win in style, with a 6-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach.
Borussia Dortmund have spent the vast majority of the second-half of the season outside the top four, but their recent four game-win streak has set Edin Terzic’s team within touching distance of the top four. This past weekend they extended that win streak to five games, securing an important 2-1 win over RB Leipzig.
When Bo Svensson took over at Mainz 05, Die Nullfünfer were in the relegation zone. Now, 4 months on, Mainz sit in 12th, currently on a 8 match unbeaten run in the league. Here is a tactical analysis of how Bo Svensson turned FSV Mainz 05 around.
After two weeks with no action due to a COVID-outbreak at the club, Hertha BSC are back, and firing on all cylinders. Their first performance back was a shaky defensive performance against in-form Mainz 05, but still a formidable one nonetheless. Svensson’s Mainz were on a three-game win streak, and holding the 05’ers to a 1-1 draw would have felt like a victory for Die Alte Dame. Now after a 3-0 victory over top-half SC Freiburg yesterday, Hertha Berlin have pulled themselves out of relegation danger.
With Joshua Kimmich now firmly a midfielder and Trent Alexander-Arnold not in the best form this season, many regard Hakimi as the best right-back in the world. So even though he’s just moved to Inter, Achraf Hakimi would be the perfect fit for a Julian Nagelsmann styled Bayern Munich.