It’s early but signs of an actual title race in Italy are truly delightful. Juventus and Napoli remain perfect, with the latter above the former in the Serie A table this early season following Wednesday wins. [ MORE: Bundesliga wrap | La Liga | League
Chinese Super League outfit Tianjin Quanjian have denied reports they are set to renew their interest in Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Aubameyang was tipped to leave Dortmund in the off-season after considering an approach from China, while the Gabon international was also linked with AC Milan, before deciding to stay at the Bundesliga side. Quanjian – coached by former Italy, Juventus and Real Madrid defender Fabio Cannavaro – were keen on Aubameyang and came close to signing the 28-year-old, who has scored seven goals in all competitions this term, but the CSL club will not make another move in January.
It seems that another storm might be brewing at the Säbener Strasse, with Bayern Munich’s medical staff (once again) at the heart of it. The German champions have just lost Manuel Neuer to a recurrent foot injury — the same foot injury that he sustained back in April during Bayern’s Champions League clash against Real Madrid. Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness seems to be particularly unhappy with Neuer’s situation and according to Bild (via tz) has expressed criticism of team doctor Dr. Volker Braun. The 44-year-old has been in charge of the club’s medical team since the departure of Dr. Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Wohlfahrt in 2015 after a row with then Bayern coach Pep Guardiola. What went wrong