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German Cup final preview: Can Serge Gnabry and Bayern complete the double, defeat RB Leipzig?

Serge Gnabry speaks to ESPN about absorbing knowledge from Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, who he feels were key in Bayern's dominance over the last decade.
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge pays tribute to Arjen Robben, Franck Ribery and Rafinha as the three Bayern Munich stars prepare to leave the club. Via Bayern
Leipzig and Bayern do battle in Berlin this Saturday. Will the giants complete a league/cup double or will the Bundesliga's third-best team this season finally grab a trophy?

The final game of the 2018-19 season in Germany is Saturday's DFB Pokal (German Cup) final between Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig. Will the Bavarians complete a memorable league/cup double, or will the fledgling side from Saxony upset Niko Kovac & Co.?

Here's what you need to know ahead of the game in Berlin -- live on ESPNEWS, 5/25, 2 p.m. ET -- and an exclusive interview with Bayern winger Serge Gnabry.

German Cup final preview

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Alaba's title-winning showing tops Player Power Rankings ahead of Sterling

Following a fairy tale ending to their Bayern Munich careers, ESPN FC's Steve Nicol chimes on the departing Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery.
ESPN FC's Craig Burley can't hold in his excitement after watching Manchester City's dominant FA Cup victory over Watford.

David Alaba excelled in Bayern's title-winning victory, while Raheem Sterling's performance in Man City's FA Cup triumph fell short with our panel. Our global editors pick their top 10 performers from the weekend.

Also receiving votes: Jean-Paul Boetius (Mainz).

Let us know what you think of the countdown by commenting on Twitter using #ESPNFCrankings.

Robben and Ribery's status as Bayern legends assured, but are they irreplaceable?

Following a fairy tale ending to their Bayern Munich careers, ESPN FC's Steve Nicol chimes on the departing Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery.

For one final time, the most important duo of wingers in Bayern Munich's history graced the Allianz Arena pitch and scored as second-half substitutes in a 5-1 win over Frankfurt to help the club to a seventh consecutive Bundesliga title. Then they showed everyone how much they differed as characters after the game.

Whereas Franck Ribery was overcome with emotions and broke down in tears in front of the Sudkurve stand, Arjen Robben bemoaned not finding the net for a second time in a TV interview...

Bayern boss Kovac faces uncertain future even if Bundesliga title is sealed

The FC crew assess the penultimate matchday for the two Bundesliga title contenders Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund.

Mathematically, it's quite straightforward. Bayern Munich will be champions for a seventh consecutive time on Saturday afternoon unless they lose at home to Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Dortmund win at Borussia Monchengladbach. According to the implied probability of the bookmakers' odds, the chances of both of these things happening are slim: 3.3 percent.

Dortmund need another one of those minor football miracles, Bayern only a draw due to their vastly superior goal difference. In light of...

Bayern Munich new shirt is red again but has an Allianz feel

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Looks like David Alaba won't be going anywhere this summer then.

Bayern Munich have revealed their new home kit for the 2019-20 season and in a fairly predictable turn of events, the club have opted for a red approach.

While the colourway might be traditional, the shirt is emblazoned with an interesting motif inspired by the angular architecture of the Allianz Arena.

Much like Chelsea's new home shirt, the Bayern jersey features a stylish digitalised "remix" of their stadium's diamond-shaped exterior panels.

When it opened in 2005, the Allianz was the first...

LIVE Transfer Talk: Bayern Munich want Sane as Pepe interest cools

With the transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs set to open soon -- find out when the transfer window opens and closes across Europe's top leagues -- rest assured that Transfer Talk is scouring the world's media and setting correspondents loose to see what is on the agenda. You can click here to review all the latest transfers.

TOP STORY: Bayern make move for City's Sane

Bayern Munich are in talks with Manchester City to sign Leroy Sane, according to the Daily Record.

They're reporting...