The arrival of FC Bayern head coach Pep Guardiola (2nd l.) went down very well with the Kuwati Emirs
The arrival of FC Bayern head coach Pep Guardiola (2nd l.) went down very well with the Kuwati Emirs
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Off the Ball

Munich - Off the Ball, bundesliga.com's weekday feature, casts an eye over some of the offbeat and occasionally controversial tales to have emerged from Germany's top flight.

Today we check in with jetsetters FC Bayern München, touch base with Borussia Dortmund's Jonas Hofmann and find out what Raul makes of FC Schalke 04's chances against Real Madrid CF in the UEFA Champions League…

FIFA Club World Cup champions

FC Bayern München are on the move again as they gear up for the Bundesliga restart later this month. Following a thorough workout under the Doha sun, Pep Guardiola and Co. hopped across the border to be greeted by Kuwaiti royalty on arrival in the Gulf state, where

die Münchner

face Kuwait SC in a friendly later today.

The sun’s not been out quite as much as Borussia Dortmund might have expected at their winter training camp in La Manga, Spain, but when the rays finally broke through the clouds, young midfielder

Jonas Hofmann

jumped at the chance to work on his handicap on the golf course. Judging by this snap on the club’s official Twitter page, though, it looks like he needs the practice…