Quartet working towards cup final

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Monday was free of training for the Bayern pros, but a number of players reported to the Säbener Strasse HQ. David Alaba and Kingsley Coman worked up a sweat performing running exercises and drills with the ball, whereas Juan Bernat and Arjen Robben turned in a number of laps. The convalescent foursome do everything to be fit for the last highlight of the season, the DFB Cup final against Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday. Jérôme Boateng, who had resumed running on Friday, worked towards his comeback too, completing a running session.

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After a one-year break FC Bayern were among the Champions League last four once again. The German record champions are one of Europe's top clubs in terms of finances too. With a brand valuation of €1.1 billion, FC Bayern are fourth behind Manchester United (€1.5 billion), Real Madrid and FC Barcelona (1.2 each), according to a study by the British institute Brand Finance. The four Premier League sides Manchester City (1.0), Liverpool (0.9), Chelsea (0.9) and Arsenal (0.8) are behind Bayern.