Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, a reported target for Louis van Gaal at Manchester United, appears to be a single man again with reports his relationship with German model Sarah Brandner is over.
How do we know this?
Well, the German international didn’t unfriend her on Facebook, didn’t send out a tweet confirming he was back on the market (love market that is, not transfer market) and he certainly wasn’t caught out with another female.
No, the midfielder went for the subtle erasing of Sarah’s name from his football boots – yes, you read that right.
Schweinsteiger had, had his girlfriend’s name embroided onto his football boots during Pep Guardiola’s side’s winter trip to Qatar:
Although, just a few days later, the Red Devils target was wearing the exact same boots only with an added black stripe where ol’ Sarah’s name used to be:
Let’s just hope that Bastian didn’t opt for a tattoo, as well…