Xavi Hernandez (top r.) surrounded by Franck Ribery (top l.), Philipp Lahm (front l.) and Manuel Neuer - three of the Bayern stars he could well be calling his team-mates, the Catalan revealed
Xavi Hernandez (top r.) surrounded by Franck Ribery (top l.), Philipp Lahm (front l.) and Manuel Neuer - three of the Bayern stars he could well be calling his team-mates, the Catalan revealed
Bundesliga

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 sides.

Today, we find out which FC Barcelona star nearly joined FC Bayern München, discover which team has had its eye on Borussia Mönchengladbach's keeper, and catch up with 1. FC Nürnberg in Andalucia.