Philipp Lahm is behaving like a five-year-old, Thomas Müller hasn't scored a single goal: Bayern are in crisis and World Cup-winner Thomas Berthold knows how to solve their problems.
Another English talent has arrived in the Bundesliga after Augsburg signed Reece Oxford on loan. Elsewhere, Shinji Kagawa has departed Borussia Dortmund for Besiktas in a loan deal that runs until the end of the season.
The biggest football clubs enjoy consistent success partly because they adapt. After the team started to look a little stale, Bayern Munich have been quick to change, with teenager Jann-Fiete Arp the latest to sign up.
It's not too long ago that RB Leipzig looked like Bayern Munich's biggest challengers. Now, ahead of their clash on Wednesday, the two sides are both trying to cling on to Borussia Dortmund's coattails.
With progress in both German Cup and Champions League on the line and a deficit in the Bundesliga, the next month looks key to Bayern Munich's season. Niko Kovac thinks some of his star men should return just in time.
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