Italian football federation chief Carlo Tavecchio became the latest victim of the Azzurri's World Cup qualifying disaster falling on his sword Monday, days after the sacking of coach Gian Piero Ventura.
Bayer Munich are six points clear in the Bundesliga after Robert Lewandowski struck twice in a 3-0 victory against Augsburg as Jupp Heynckes chalked up his 500th league win.
Goals by strikers Franco di Santo and Guido Burgstaller sealed Schalke 04's 2-0 win over Hamburg on Sunday as the Royal Blues climbed to second place in the Bundesliga.
Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann has confirmed Bayern Munich's interest in signing Sandro Wagner by telling the Bundesliga leaders to name their price for the Germany striker.
Robert Lewandowski reached 17 goals for Bayern Munich this season as his brace lifted the Bundesliga leaders six points clear with a 3-0 thumping of Augsburg on Saturday.
Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Bosz admitted their third straight defeat in the Bundesliga "hurts" as the club's dire form continued ahead of Tuesday's Champions League clash against Tottenham Hotspur.
Robert Lewandowski has now netted 17 goals for Bayern Munich this season after his double left the Bundesliga leaders six points clear with a 3-0 thumping of Augsburg on Saturday.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has called on his players to not let their record-breaking start to the Premier League season stop them from aiming for even higher heights.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang said that he did not understand why his club, Borussia Dortmund, had suspended him for turning up late for training.
Thomas Mueller should return to action for Bayern Munich against Augsburg this weekend after three weeks on the treatment table.