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Mountain bikes after climb to summit

On the day after climbing to the summit of the Bundesliga standings for the first time this season, the Bayern stars took to their mountain bikes. Pep Guardiola changed Wednesday’s regeneration session to a cycling drill at short notice, meaning most of the squad put in a few kilometres in the saddle. Javi Martínez also broke sweat on a bike, although he was on the stationary ergometer in the performance centre as he continues his sports rehab programme.

Lahm looking forward to Paulaner Cup 2014

Prior to the next international break, the FCB players will contest an unusual but attractive match. On 6 October, Philipp Lahm and Co play the final of the Paulaner Cup 2014 against the Paulaner Dream Team, with the German World Cup winners set to take part. “Playing our own fans is very special for us,” the club captain said on Wednesday. “The point is to give the amateur players a game to remember.” This year’s edition of the match takes place at Unterhaching Sports Park. “We’d be delighted if the stadium was full,” Lahm added. Buy tickets for the game at:

DFB delegation visits Munich

A German FA (DFB) coaching delegation visited Bayern’s Säbener Strasse facility on Wednesday. The group, including former Bayern youth coach and current Germany U-19 national coach Marcus Sorg, was headed by Hansi Flick. “I think it’s wonderful that the new DFB sporting director has called by to see our people and discuss what’s going well and what could be changed,” Karl-Heinz Rummenigge exclusively told “As our former player, Hansi Flick is always warmly welcome.”