2015 Supercup runners-up FC Bayern München host the Audi Cup on Tuesday and Wednesday - © © gettyimages
2015 Supercup runners-up FC Bayern München host the Audi Cup on Tuesday and Wednesday - © © gettyimages

2015/16: Day 34 of pre-season

Cologne - VfL Wolfsburg took the first piece of silverware on offer this season in Saturday's German Supercup, but there's still plenty of time for FC Bayern München and the rest of the Bundesliga cast to iron out any kinks before the new campaign gets under way on 14 August.

Until then, bundesliga.com will be bringing you all the latest news from in and around the training grounds...

The early bird...

...catches the start of the bundesliga.com live updates, so don't forget to tune back in first thing tomorrow when we will keep you abreast of the latest developments at the 18 Bundesliga clubs with the season fast approaching. Auf wiedersehen!

Audi Cup press conference

The four participants in the 2015 Audi Cup are in Munich and a press conference took place today.

Purr, purr

Luca Caldirola is settling in to his new surroundings in Darmstadt, and he has just been reunited with a particularly special friend...

The start of something special

3 August 2003 was a very special day indeed...

Gladbach gearing up for Champions League

Lucien Favre's Borussia Mönchengladbach will make their UEFA Champions League debut next month, and they cannot wait...

Niemeyer joins Darmstadt 98

31-year-old defender Peter Niemeyer has left Hertha Berlin for SV Darmstadt 98 on a three-year deal.

Translation: The promotion-winning captain is on his way. We say: thanks for everything Peter and see you soon!

Geis delight

FC Schalke 04 fans will be hoping to see more goals from summer signing Johannes Geis when the season kicks off. The former 1. FSV Mainz 05 midfielder opened his account in a friendly against FC Twente yesterday - a game which ended 1-1.

Dante's back!

FC Bayern defender Dante is training again with the first team after recovering from a freak injury sustained whilst playing beach football in his native Brazil last month.

Rest and relaxation

Like TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, Hamburger SV also have a day off today. The Red Shorts hit the training pitches again tomorrow at 11.

Happy Birthday to me

SV Werder Bremen defender Jannik Vestergaard has a novel way of ensuring people don't forget his special day...

All systems go

Glorious conditions in the Bavarian capital as FC Bayern München hit the training pitches at Säbener Straße in preparation for the Audi Cup.

Darmstadt 98 limbering up

Co-ordination and speed exercises top the agenda for SV Darmstadt 98 at the Lillies' first training session of the day.

Like hotcakes

Tickets for Bundesliga newcomers FC Ingolstadt 04's first home game of the season against Borussia Dortmund sold out in just a few hours, according to this tweet...

Hoffenheim put their feet up

No training for TSG 1899 Hoffenheim today. The Sinsheim club return to action tomorrow.

Translation: Day off today. You can watch training on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10.

Bremen boost

A number of SV Werder Bremen players returned to first-team training this morning following injury...

Schalke legends

It was a great day for all concerned at FC Schalke 04's fan day yesterday. Appearances from Ebbe Sand and Gerald Asamoah only added to the occasion...

Sahin steps up recovery

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Nuri Sahin is up and running again after a persistent tendon injury.

Translation: Back in running training: Nuri Sahin. The other players' session has finished.

Alles Gute zum Geburtstag!

Safe to say new FC Bayern stopper Sven Ulreich will be hoping the celebrations continue in the Audi Cup this week.

Toprak blow

Bayer 04 Leverkusen's preparations for the new season have been dealt a blow with the news that defender Ömer Toprak "faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a thigh tear in yesterday's 3-1 friendly win over AC Chievo Verona".

Europa League adventure

Borussia Dortmund got their season of to a winning start thanks to a 1-0 victory away to Wolfsberger AC in their UEFA Europa League third-qualifying round tie last week. Thomas Tuchel's men will look to finish the job at the Signal Iduna Park on Thursday.

Audi Cup

It's going to be another busy week for reigning champions Bayern, who welcome Real Madrid CF, Tottenham Hotspur FC and AC Milan to the Allianz Arena for the Audi Cup tomorrow and Wednesday.