"The boss wants to play Champions League-eligible players against Marseille, Leroy" - Robert Lewandowski (l.) will feature sooner than Leroy Sane (r.) for Bayern Munich this summer. - © CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP via Getty Images
"The boss wants to play Champions League-eligible players against Marseille, Leroy" - Robert Lewandowski (l.) will feature sooner than Leroy Sane (r.) for Bayern Munich this summer. - © CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP via Getty Images
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Summer friendlies overview: What are Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and the rest up to in July and August?

While most of us are enjoying a well-earned break in July and August, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and the rest of the Bundesliga will be working hard to prepare for the 2020/21 season.

To let you know what all 18 clubs are getting up to this summer, bundesliga.com has compiled a handy overview of their plans.

For most it's a question of training camps and friendlies, but five teams – Bayern, RB Leipzig, Bayer Leverkusen, Wolfsburg and Eintracht Frankfurt – are still flying the Bundesliga flag in UEFA competition

Bayern Munich

First-team training resumed: 20 July
Summer training camp: 25 July-2 August (Audi Digital Summer Tour)
Friendly games: 1-0 vs. Olympique de Marseille (31 July), 3-0 vs. Bayern XI (1 August)
European ties: 4-1 vs. Chelsea (8 August, UEFA Champions League last 16 second leg), 8-2 vs. Barcelona (14 August, UEFA Champions League quarter-final), 3-0 vs. Lyon (19 August, Champions League semi-final), 1-0 vs. Paris Saint-Germain (23 August, UEFA Champions League final)

Borussia Dortmund

First-team training resumes: 3 August
Summer training camp: 10-17 August in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland
Friendly games: 6-0 vs. SC Altach (12 August), 11-2 vs. Austria Vienna (16 August), 5-1 vs. MSV Duisburg, 1-3 vs. Feyenoord (22 August), 1-1 vs. SC Paderborn, 1-3 vs. VfL Bochum (28 August), Sparta Rotterdam (7 September)
European ties: n/a

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RB Leipzig

First-team training resumed: 22 July
Summer training camp: n/a
Friendly games: 1-1 Wolfsburg 30 July
European ties: 2-1 vs. Atletico Madrid (13 August, UEFA Champions League quarter-final), vs. Paris Saint-Germain (18 August, 9pm CEST/8pm BST/3pm ET, UEFA Champions League semi-final)

Borussia Mönchengladbach

First-team training resumes: 4 August
Summer training camp: 17-23 August in Harsewinkel-Marienfeld, Germany
Friendly games: 4-0 vs. SC Verl (12 August), 4-0 vs. MSV Duisburg (15 August), 2-0 vs. SC Paderborn (22 August)
European ties: n/a

Bayer Leverkusen

First-team training resumed: 23 July
Summer training camp: n/a
Friendly games: n/a
European ties: 1-0 vs. Rangers (6 August, UEFA Europa League last 16 second leg (Leverkusen won the first leg in Scotland 3-1), 1-2 vs. Inter Milan (10 August), 1-1 vs. Anderlecht (4 September)

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Hoffenheim

First-team training resumes: 5 August
Summer training camp: 16-23 August in Rottach-Egern, Germany
Friendly games: 7-1 vs. SV Wehen Wiesbaden (13 August), 2-1 vs. Mainz, 2-1 vs. Mainz (two games on 29 August)
European ties: n/a

Wolfsburg

First-team training resumed: 25 July
Summer training camp: n/a
Friendly games: 1-1 RB Leipzig 30 July, 0-1 vs. Eintracht Braunschweig (15 August), 2-0 vs. Holstein Kiel (22 August)
European ties: 0-3 vs. Shakhtar Donetsk (5 August, UEFA Europa League last 16 second leg), 0-1 vs. Eintracht Braunschweig (15 August), 3-0 vs. Cologne (29 August), 4-1 vs. Magdeburg (5 September)

Freiburg

First-team training resumes: 10 August
Summer training camp: 20-29 August in Schruns, Austria
Friendly games: 1-1 vs. Karlsruher (15 August), 8-1 vs FC Dornbirn (22 August), 3-1 vs. St. Gallen (29 August)
European ties: n/a

Eintracht Frankfurt

First-team training resumed: 27 July
Summer training camp: n/a
Friendly games: 1-1 AS Monaco (1 August), 2-1 vs. PSV Eindhoven (22 August), 1-2 vs. Ajax (29 August), Mainz (5 September - CANCELLED)
European ties: 0-1 vs. Basel (6 August, UEFA Europa League last 16 second leg)

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Hertha Berlin

First-team training resumed: 28 July
Summer training camp: n/a
Friendly games: 2-1 vs. Hertha XI (1 August), St. Etienne (7 August, CANCELLED), 2-0 vs. Viktoria Köln (14 August), 0-1 vs. Ajax, 0-4 vs. PSV Eindhoven (29 August), 0-2 vs. Hamburg (5 September)
European ties: n/a

Union Berlin

First-team training resumed: 27 July
Summer training camps: 30 July-2 August in Bad Saarow, Germany & 17-25 August in Bad Wörishofen, Germany
Friendly games: 3-1 Energie Cottbus (8 August), 2-0 vs. Würzburger Kickers (12 August), 2-0 vs. Dynamo Dresden (15 August), 1-2 vs. Cologne (22 August), 2-1 vs. Nuremberg (5 September)
European ties: n/a

Schalke

First-team training resumes: 3 August
Summer training camps: 7-10 August in Herzlake, Germany & 21-29 August in Längenfeld, Austria
Friendly games: 5-1 vs. VfL Osnabrück (9 August), 4-5 vs. SC Verl (15 August), 2-4 vs. Viktoria Köln (2 September), 3-0 vs. VfL Bochum (5 September)
European ties: n/a

Mainz

First-team training resumes: 4 August
Summer training camp: 17-22 August in Mainz, Germany
Friendly games: 6-0 vs. Würzburger Kickers (15 August), VfB Stuttgart (19 August, 4pm CEST/3pm BST/10am ET), 0-1 vs. SV Sandhausen (22 August), 1-2 vs. Hoffenheim. 1-2 vs. Hoffenheim (two games on 29 August), vs. Eintracht Frankfurt (5 September - CANCELLED)
European ties: n/a

Cologne

First-team training resumes: 5 August
Summer training camp: 20-29 August in Donaueschingen, Germany
Friendly games: 5-0 vs. SpVg. Porz (11 August), 2-1 vs. Blau-Weiß Lohne, 5-0 vs. SV Deutz 05 (both 15 August), 2-0 vs. VfL Bochum (18 August,), 2-1 vs. Union Berlin (22 August), 0-3 vs. Wolfsburg (29 August), FC Utrecht (5 September, 3.30pm CEST/2.30pm BST/9.30am ET)
European ties: n/a

Augsburg

First-team training resumes: 3 August
Summer training camp: TBA
Friendly games: 9-0 vs. SV Heimstetten (8 August), 0-0 vs. SpVgg Unterhaching (12 August), 2-1 vs. Nuremberg (15 August), 1-1 Jahn Regensburg, 5-2 vs. SCR Altach (two games on 29 August), 0-1 vs. Ajax (5 September)
European ties: n/a

Werder Bremen

First-team training resumes: 3 August
Summer training camp: 15-25 August in Zillertal, Austria
Friendly games: 2-0 vs. Eintracht Braunschweig (9 August), 4-1 vs. Linzer ASK (19 August), SC Austria Lustenau (24 August, 1pm CEST/12pm BST/7am ET), 4-0 vs. FC Groningen, 1-0 vs. St. Pauli (two games on 29 August), 2-0 vs. Hannover, 7-0 vs. Rehden (both on 5 September)
European ties: n/a

Werder Bremen will be back in the Bundesliga in 2020/21 after beating Heidenheim in the play-off - and giving veteran Claudio Pizarro the perfect send-off. - Pressefoto Rudel/Robin Rudel/Poo/Pressefoto Rudel/gumzmedia/nordp

Arminia Bielefeld

First-team training resumes: 6 August
Summer training camp: 23-30 August in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, Austria
Friendly games: 5-0 vs. FC Preußen Espelkamp (9 August), 1-1 vs. VfL Osnabrück (15 August), 2-1 vs. SC Verl (18 August), 0-2 vs. Stuttgart (29 August), 3-2 MSV Duisburg (5 September)
European ties: n/a

VfB Stuttgart

First-team training resumes: 3 August
Summer training camp: 22-29 August in Kitzbühel, Austria
Friendly games: 6-1 vs. SV Sandhausen (8 August), Olympique de Marseille (14 August, CANCELLED), 0-3 vs. Liverpool (22 August), 2-0 vs. Bielefeld (29 August), 4-2 vs. Racing Strasbourg (5 September)
European ties: n/a