Javi Martinez insists there is no better number nine in the world at the moment, while defender David Alaba has backed his teammate Robert Lewandowski to break Gerd Muller’s record of most Bundesliga goals in a season. Robert Lewandowski is in the form of his life, having already netted 19 times this season, for both club and country. Javi Martinez believes the 27-year-old stands head and shoulders above anyone playing in that central position, and understandably so. “Lewandowski is the best striker in the world right now,” the Spaniard said at a press conference, as reported by goal.com “He really is unbelievable. But that hasn’t just started. He was already superb while he was still with Borussia Dortmund and in his first season at Bayern as well. “He scores a lot of goals at the moment and is incredibly important for Bayern. He does not only score a lot of goals, but always helps the team defensively as well.” The eulogizing did […]

Bayern Munich’s versatile midfielder Javi Martinez sounded warning before their crucial UEFA Champions League semi-final encounter against FC Barcelona on Wednesday. The Spaniard hailed his club manager as the ‘best coach in the world’. The Spanish midfielder admitted that they are facing several injury-related problems and that their opponents are one of the best teams currently in the world. Bayern Munich have lost their previous two encounters against Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen while FC Barcelona have scored 14 goals in their last two matches against Getafe and CF Cordoba. Speaking to Marca, the midfielder said, “Our run of injuries has been incredible. We’ve had them all year, but a lot, too many, have come all at once at a decisive juncture in which we’ve got everything at stake. “These sorts of situations are when it’s important to have a squad like Bayern’s. It showed against Porto when, despite all the absentees, we put out a line-up capable of challenging and […]