- Jose Mourinho tells Talksport he was ‘inches away’ from signing Thierry Henry – for Barça!
- Spurs’ Emmanuel Adebayor posts tribute to Thierry Henry with picture of pair from Arsenal days
- David De Gea has turned down Real Madrid, set to sign new 5-year Man United contract [Express]
- Chelsea’s Fernando Torres could move to Atletico Madrid on loan in January [Chiringuito]
- Arsenal lining up £26m January bid for Barcelona’s Pedro [Express]
Munich Massacre: Bayern put 9 (!) past Hamburg
Bayern Munich 9 – Hamburg 2 (Bundesliga, March 30, 2013) (Alternative highlights) Bayern burst out the traps against Hamburg as Xherdan Shaqiri drilled home a low strike in the 4th minute, while Bastian Schweinsteiger headed in a second goal in the 19th. Bayern moved three clear when Claudio Pizarro headed in a 31st minute corner, and Hamburg were dead and buried when Arjen Robben slammed in a fourth two minutes later. Hamburg shocking first half ended with Claudio Pizarro’s bagged a fifth on the stroke of halftime. Bayern continued to pile on the goals after the break as Claudio Pizarro completed his hat-trick with a neat backheel while Arjen Robben made it 7-0 a minute later. Claudio Pizarro bagged his 4th of the game in the 68th, Jeffrey Bruma scored a consolation in the 75th, before Franck Ribery slammed in a ninth for Bayern in the 76th. Heiko Westermann scored a second for Hamburg four minutes from time.
- Updated: March 30, 2013