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Sat, 06/01/18, 13:01
One more friendly before Bundesliga resumption
Three days ahead of the resumption of Bundesliga action against Bayer Leverkusen next Friday evening, FC Bayern will have one more friendly match to prepare themselves. The record German champions will host third-division side SG Sonnenhof Großaspach at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday evening (9 January, 17:00 CET). For anyone in Munich that day, entrance to the ground is free with doors opening at 16:30. Highlights of the match will be available to view shortly after the final whistle.
Tosun joins Everton
Besiktas will contest their Champions League last 16 tie with Bayern without their top scorer Cenk Tosun. The 26-year-old striker has joined English side Everton from the Turkish champions. German-born Tosun scored 14 goals in 24 competitive appearances for Besiktas this season, including four in the Champions League. The fee of €30 million makes Tosun the most expensive in Turkish footballing history.