Around 45,000 fans are expected to attend an opening training session today as Germany prepare for their first competitive match since winning the World Cup.
Liverpool will have a glamorous return to the Champions League after being drawn against holders Real Madrid in the group stage.
ANGEL Di Maria is close to completing a move from Real Madrid to Manchester United, it was claimed last night.
Manchester United have completed the signing of defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon with winger Nani heading in the opposite direction on a season-long loan.
THE shift in power within European football was underlined yesterday when two Bayern Munich players were among the nominees to be named the continent's top-three players, with Lionel Messi left out for the first time in eight years.