Saturday Aug 16
Bayern Munich eye Arsenal and Chelsea targets as Javi Martinez replacement
Bayern Munich have reportedly lined up a three-man shortlist consisting of Arsenal and Chelsea target Sami Khedira, Real Madrid's Raphael Varane plus Atletico Madrid's Diego Godin as a potential Javi Martinez replacement.
Arsenal transfer news and rumours: Man United and Bayern join Gunners in Kostas Manolas race
The Gunners have already splashed over 60m this summer but boss Arsene Wenger is keen on further additions ahead of the window closing Arsenal's hopes of securing Greek defender Kostas Manolas have taken a hit, after both Manchester United and Bayern Munich entered the race for his signature.
Bayern Munich's Javi Martinez out until...
Bayern Munich's Spanish international Javi Martinez was ruled out until 2015 on Thursday after rupturing knee ligaments in the German SuperCup defeat to Borussia Dortmund, the champions announced.
Martinez stretchered off in Dortmund clash
The Spaniard collided with Marcel Schmelzer in the first half of the DFL-Supercup match and initial reports claim he has ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament Bayern Munich have been dealt an early-season injury blow after Javi Martinez was stretchered off in the DFL-Supercup clash with Borussia Dortmund .
Javi Martinez Injury: Updates on Bayern Munich Star's Knee and Return
The centre-back picked up a knee injury in the club's Super Cup match against Borussia Dortmund, as noted by GOLTV: The 25-year-old defender came to Bayern Munich from Athletic Bilbao in 2012 and has been a consistent contributor on the defensive end of the pitch.