Adidas CEO has been named the new head of German soccer club Bayern Munich. He replaces Uli Hoeness, who resigned after being convicted of tax evasion.
They may be Germany's biggest club but Bayern Munich have been reluctant to compete at the top end of the transfer market in recent years. The champions are instead investing in the long-term and hoping that bears fruit.
It wasn't quite the celebration they wanted, but Bayern Munich fans lined the city's streets to wave goodbye to the retiring Jupp Heynckes on Sunday. Amid the farewells, there was talk of next season's transfer plans.
Bayern Munich can win their 28th German championship this weekend, if results go their way. DW asks what needs to happen in the other games and why the Bavarians are so far ahead of the competition.
Defeat at the hands of the Spanish club in last year's quarterfinal still stings and vengeance will be top of the agenda when the sides meet on Wednesday. Win, and a second treble is within touching distance for Bayern.
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