✅ Breaking News – Premier League, you’re playing 40 matches while Alaba feeds a bear

When you're hard at work the last thing you want to see is your mates showing off how much fun they're having in the sun That's exactly what the Bundesliga stars have been doing during their winter break whilst the Premier League endure a busy festive period The Premier League will play 40 matches during the German league's break which started on December 23 and finishes on January 18 The Austria international captioned the photo on Instagram: 'Let me introduce you to my friend Teddy ' Just to rub it in a bit more, Alaba was seen sitting on top of a vehicle in a desert in Dubai World Cup winner Mario Gotze celebrated the New Year with his wife Ann-Kathrin Gotze Reiss Nelson, who has been thriving at Hoffenheim since his loan move from Arsenal in the summer, looked to be having a relaxing holiday in the sun The Gunners winger has scored six goals in 13 appearances for the Bundesliga club this season Real Madrid loanee James Rodriguez spent his time off shooting some hoops The Bayern Munich midfielder looked like he could be a professional basketball player as well as a football player too Rodriguez got the ball in the basket five times in a row – we will never know if it was edited Axel Witsel is flying high with Borussia Dortmund at the top of the league

Dortmund are six points clear of Bayern at the top of the Bundesliga and Witsel spent his well-deserved rest riding through a desert in Dubai He also posed in front of the fireworks whilst celebrating New Year's Eve German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer relaxed on a sunbed with a range of tasty food at his side Neuer's Bayern colleague Thomas Muller chose a colder climate to enjoy his winter break as he posed in the snow Another one of Niko Kovac's talented players, Kingsley Coman surfed on the sea The Premier League will introduce their own winter break next season The period will start in February, however, so a busy festive period will still be expected and will only last for 10 days

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