Leverkusen 3 – 0 Bay Munich

Bayer Leverkusen landed a big blow in the Bundesliga title race by beating Bayern Munich 3-0 to move five points clear at the top of the table. Alejandro Grimaldo, the star of the show, struck the decisive goal for Leverkusen, the only unbeaten team left in Europe, shortly after half-time to double their lead following…

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Xabi Alonso: Ex-Liverpool player ‘really happy’ at Bayer Leverkusen after being made favourite to replace Jurgen Klopp | Football News

Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso says he is “really happy” at Bayer Leverkusen and is not thinking about his future after being installed by the bookmakers as the favourite to succeed Jurgen Klopp. The Spaniard, who won the Champions League at Liverpool in a five-year playing spell at Anfield, has emerged as the early frontrunner…

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Xabi Alonso’s Bayer Leverkusen can win the Bundesliga title, says Lothar Matthaus, and he might have a point | Football News

Ask Bayer Leverkusen’s sporting managing director Simon Rolfes about the club’s philosophy and he will tell you that the focus is on young and quick players with resale potential. But that was not the guiding principle of their recruitment in the summer. In came Granit Xhaka from Arsenal, now 31, to bring experience to the…

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Newcastle weighing up move for Bayer Leverkusen striker Victor Boniface – Paper Talk | Transfer Centre News

All the top stories and transfer rumours from Thursday’s newspapers… THE SUN Newcastle are weighing up a move for in-form Bayer Leverkusen striker Victor Boniface. Sofyan Amrabat has become the latest Manchester United star to suffer an injury. Controversial ex-referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz is reportedly set to replace disgraced Luis Rubiales as president of the…

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Xabi Alonso’s Bayer Leverkusen release clause could put Liverpool on alert – Paper Talk | Football News

All the top stories and transfer rumours from Thursday’s newspapers… THE SUN Bayer Leverkusen manager Xabi Alonso has a release clause in his contract that only three clubs can activate, according to reports – Liverpool, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid. Image: Bayer Leverkusen manager Xabi Alonso has a release clause in his contract that only…

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FREE STREAM: Watch Harry Kane’s Bayern Munich host Xabi Alonso’s Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga | Football News

Watch Harry Kane and his Bayern Munich team-mates host Xabi Alonso’s Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga (kick-off 7.30pm) with our free live stream or tune into Sky Sports Mix; Leverkusen lead Bayern at top of table on goal difference; both sides have won their opening three games

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Arsenal: Gunners agree deal with Bayer Leverkusen for Granit Xhaka sale, with Declan Rice and Jurrien Timber set for medicals

Bayer Leverkusen have agreed a deal to sign Granit Xhaka from Arsenal. The fee that will take the midfielder from north London to the Bundesliga is worth €25m. Xhaka – who made 297 appearances across seven seasons for the Gunners – had entered the final year of his contract at the Emirates Stadium and turns…

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