Berlin — Hoffenheim striker Andrej Kramaric has fired his club to an unexpected position at the top of the Bundesliga with five goals from their two matches, fanning speculation of a potential transfer to champions Bayern Munich.

The 29-year-old Croatian got off to a sensational start, scoring a hat-trick in their season-opening 3-2 win at Cologne. He then bagged two more as they crushed Bayern 4-1 last week to end the Munich side’s 32-game unbeaten run...

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