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Benatia resumes team training

Mehdi Benatia took the next step towards a comeback from injury on Thursday when the Morocco captain resumed team training at FC Bayern. Benatia has missed the club’s last four games with muscular problems in his back and thigh. The 27-year-old centre-back last featured in mid-February in the 8-0 victory over Hamburger SV.

FCB’s possible quarter-final opponents

After back-to-back DFB Cup triumphs in the last two seasons, FC Bayern are through to the last eight of this term’s competition. The quarter-final ties, to be played on 7 and 8 April, will be drawn on the ARD Sportschau magazine show from 18:00 CET on Sunday evening. The strong quarter-final line-up features FCB, VfL Wolfsburg, Borussia Mönchengladbach and Bayer Leverkusen – the current top four in the Bundesliga - plus Borussia Dortmund, Hoffenheim, SC Freiburg, and the one remaining non-top flight team, third division leaders Arminia Bielefeld. Women’s World Cup winner Nia Künzer will make the draw.

300,000 YouTube subscribers

The FCB YouTube channel was relaunched in April 2014 with a new design, revised concept, fresh faces and revamped content. The changes continue to pay off handsomely as the club recently passed the milestone figure of 300,000 subscribers on the world’s leading social sharing platform. Popular new features include FCB Explained, FCB Top 5, Player Portraits and Move of the Week. The programme includes regular live streams from training sessions and the best goals and tricks. So why not subscribe to the FC Bayern YouTube Channel and make sure you don’t miss a thing!