Nico Kovac: among the candidates to take over at Bayern Munich are Ralf Rangnick, Erik ten Hag, Arsène Wenger and Max Allegri.  Photograph: Getty Images

Ralf Rangnick, Erik ten Hag, Arsène Wenger and Max Allegri are on Bayern Munich’s list of candidates to replace Niko Kovac, who left the club after th(...)

Philippe Coutinho is on the verge of joining Bayern Munich on a season-long loan. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

The former Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho is on the verge of joining Bayern Munich on a season-long loan. The Brazil international, who was le(...)

 Bayern Munich have announced that Stuttgart’s Benjamin Pavard will join the club at the end of the season. Photograph: PA

Bayern Munich have reached an agreement to sign French defender Benjamin Pavard, who will join the German champions on a five-year deal from next sea(...)

Eintracht Frankfurt coach Niko Kovac will become the new Bayern Munich manager. Photograph: Reuters

Bayern Munich have confirmed that Niko Kovac will take over as the club’s new manager in July. The 46-year-old former Croatia midfielder will succeed(...)

Ernie Els is congratulated by Thomas Bjorn on Eichenried’s  18th. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

If you follow a gruelling test of your golfing skills with a less stringent examination, the chances are you will find the challenge a lot less stress(...)