Jerome Boateng has enhanced his reputation at Euro 2016, while Mario Gotze is seeing his shredded.
Will Joachim Löw regret staying loyal to his old stager?
The news that representatives of Robert Lewandowski have been in talks with Real Madrid did not go down well with Bayern Munich.
Regarded as a cold fish by the German press, Pep Guardiola showed his emotional side after Bayern Munich's Cup final win.
The signings of Mats Hummels and Renato Sanches show the scope of Bayern Munich's ambition.
The German media are treating him harshly, but Pep Guardiola's time at Bayern will be remembered for more than his failure to land the Champions League.
Borussia Dortmund were more forgiving of the defender's decision to join Bayern Munich than many of the club's fans.
Borussa Dortmund's Thomas Tuchel has succeeded where many thought he might fail.
Germany has its dream cup final, but the antics of Arturo Vidal in Bayern Munich's semi-final did not go down well.
Vidal a vital force for Bayern, German keeper on Liverpool radar and Oasis provide boost for Werder Bremen.