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Dortmund Are Extremely Dangerous – Julian Nagelsman
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Dortmund Are Extremely Dangerous – Julian Nagelsman

RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsman has praised Borussia Dortmund's ability ahead of their classic clash in the Bundesliga on Saturday. RB Leipzig will host Dortmund on Saturday in a mouth-watering Bundesliga clash which everyone has been looking forward to. Prior to the encounter, Leipzig sits second in the Bundesliga table, six points ahead of Dortmund, who are fourth, and two behind leader Bayern Munich after 14 matches. The game which will take place at the Red Bull Arena will be RB Leipzig's first home game of 2021 and the high flying side will look to win this one. Speaking in a press conference ahead of the game, Nagelsman praised Dortmund's ability and also highlighted the threat Erling Haaland can bring to the game. "Borussia Dortmund have an unbelievably talented tea...
Borussia Dortmund Striker Erling Haaland Out Until January With Muscle Injury
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Borussia Dortmund Striker Erling Haaland Out Until January With Muscle Injury

Haaland, top scorer for Dortmund this season and with 16 objectives from 12 Champions League appearances, was absent from the side for their 1-1 draw against Lazio in Group F of the opposition. Dortmund lead trainer Lucien Favre said Haaland had been harmed in preparing on Tuesday and it ended up being more genuine than at first anticipated. Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland will be sidelined with a muscle issue for the remainder of the year after he got the injury in preparing. “He was harmed in preparing. We at first idea it was not so awful. We can’t transform it.” Haaland has scored 10 objectives for Dortmund in the Bundesliga this season, with four of those coming in the 5-2 whipping of Hertha Berlin a month ago, having joined from RB Salzburg in January 2020....
HAALAND Has Now Scored More Champions League Goals Than Ronaldo And Zidane
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HAALAND Has Now Scored More Champions League Goals Than Ronaldo And Zidane

The Norwegian wonderkid has now scored 16 times in Europe’s top competition after his double for Borussia Dortmund against Club Brugge on Tuesday night. Haaland has been in exceptional form in his first full season with the Bundesliga giants. In fact, the ex-RB Salzburg striker has now scored at least once in each of his last seven games – including FOUR in the 5-2 Bundesliga win over Hertha Berlin at the weekend. Haaland now has SIX Champions League goals in just four matches this season – scoring twice in both games against Club Brugge. Jadon Sancho scored a sumptuous free-kick in between the Norwegian’s double to ensure Dortmund picked up all three points on Tuesday. But Haaland stole the show, with his Euro career tally now a ridiculous 16 goals in a mere 12 games. ...
‘Herrera died in the dressing room’ – PSG boss Tuchel singles out midfielder for praise after Rennes win
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‘Herrera died in the dressing room’ – PSG boss Tuchel singles out midfielder for praise after Rennes win

The former Borussia Dortmund boss hailed the efforts of the Spaniard while he also picked out Angel Di Maria for his ability to respond to adversity Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel has given special praise to midfielder Ander Herrera after Saturday’s 3-0 win over Rennes. The Ligue 1 champions were depleted for their match against the side that lay third in the league, with Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Marco Verratti just some of the players out due to injury. Herrera, though, stepped forward and created a goal for Angel Di Maria, who was widely hailed as the man of the match after finding the net twice. For Tuchel, however, the former Manchester United central midfielder merited singling out.
Dortmund’s 15-year-old wonderkid Moukoko scores his 13th goal in just four U19 matches
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Dortmund’s 15-year-old wonderkid Moukoko scores his 13th goal in just four U19 matches

The highly-rated forward has netted at least a hat-trick in all of his outings in 2020-21, with a first-team promotion now said to be on the cards Borussia Dortmund’s teenage sensation Youssoufa Moukoko has maintained his remarkable standards in 2020-21, with the 15-year-old hitting 13 goals through just four appearances. The youngster has netted at least a hat-trick in all of his outings at Under-19 level this season. The Cameroon-born Germany youth international has enjoyed a meteoric rise to prominence since bursting onto the scene.
Germany coach Low: Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Moukoko is a rare talent
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Germany coach Low: Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Moukoko is a rare talent

The World Cup winning coach is aware of the 15-year-old star who has dazzled in the German youth league with his goals   Germany coach Joachim Low has praised Borussia Dortmund teenage sensation Youssoufa Moukoko as an outstanding talent that is rare to witness. The Cameroon-born forward has been prolific in front of goal for the Dortmund U19 side with 40 goals in 23 league matches since the start of last season. Moukoko, 15, has been named in BVB's Uefa Champions League squad and their Bundesliga set-up this season, but he is not eligible to make his first-team debut until he turns 16 on November 20.
Wonderkid Moukoko Should Be Messi’s Successor At Barcelona, Claims Eto’o
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Wonderkid Moukoko Should Be Messi’s Successor At Barcelona, Claims Eto’o

The Cameroon superstar has urged his former employers to sign the Borussia Dortmund sensation Barcelona should target Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Youssoufa Moukoko as the long-term successor to Lionel Messi, according to Samuel Eto’o. The 15-year-old has been included in BVB’s Champions League squad this season, even though he isn’t eligible to feature in Europe’s premier club competition until he turns 16 on November 20. Despite not yet making his senior debut for Dortmund, Moukoko is the player Barca should be targeting as they look for a long-term successor to 33-year-old Messi according to the Argentine's former teammate Eto’o, who was twice a Champions League winner during five years at Camp Nou. “[There’s] a young player who plays for Dortmund called Youss...
Dortmund Chief Reveals How Man United Fumbled Sancho Chase
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Dortmund Chief Reveals How Man United Fumbled Sancho Chase

Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has told Manchester United they “misjudged” their pursuit of Jadon Sancho. The Dortmund chief insists there was a “clear line” on what it would take to price Sancho from Westfalenstadion – but the Red Devils did not meet the requirements. Sancho reportedly agreed to personal terms with United, but Dortmund’s £109million price tag for the England international proved a stumbling block. The Bundesliga club also set an August deadline for any bid for Sancho to be tabled, but United continued to pursue a cut-price deal for the 20-year-old right up to the transfer deadline. Watzke believes the Red Devils were misguided in their strategy, but he refused to rule out a departure for Sancho in the future. “[They] misjudged the situation. ...
Sancho Will Be Important For Us This Season – Haaland
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Sancho Will Be Important For Us This Season – Haaland

Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland has backed teammate Jadon Sancho to shine for the club this season as the new Bundesliga prepares to resume. Sancho is being targeted by Manchester United but last month, Borussia Dortmund confirmed the England international won't be leaving as he will be playing another season with them. With the winger confirmed to stay at the club for another season and how he has been good during the pre-season, Haaland believed he will be important for the German side this coming Bundesliga season. “I think he has been very good throughout the whole pre-season,” Haaland while speaking in an interview with Viaplay Fotball on twitter. “He will be an important player for us this season.” “That’s not something that I am involved in,” he replied w...
Dortmund set to host fans for their Bundesliga opener as Covid-19 restrictions loosened
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Dortmund set to host fans for their Bundesliga opener as Covid-19 restrictions loosened

The German giants announced a small crowd will be in attendance for Saturday's clash at Signal Iduna Park Borussia Dortmund's season-opening Bundesliga fixture at home to Borussia Monchengladbach is set to be played in front of around 10,000 supporters. Bundesliga clubs have reportedly been given the green light for fans to return to stadiums for the start of the 2020-21 season in Germany amid the coronavirus pandemic. The 2019-20 campaign resumed behind closed doors in May due to Covid-19, which forced the league to be postponed in March.  
Greenwood a ‘superstar in the making’ – Ferdinand hails Man Utd teenager and urges Sancho move
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Greenwood a ‘superstar in the making’ – Ferdinand hails Man Utd teenager and urges Sancho move

The Old Trafford legend has spoken highly of the two young talents, who have made such an impression in front of goal in recent months Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has hailed striker Mason Greenwood as “a future superstar”, while he has suggested that the Red Devils should continue their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side finished the 2019-20 campaign in fine form and impressed particularly offensively. The 18-year-old Greenwood was a major part of that as he finished his first full season with the senior side with 10 league goals in 31 outings, and it was enough to persuade Ferdinand of his talent.
Not everyone can spend millions and millions’ – Solskjaer
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Not everyone can spend millions and millions’ – Solskjaer

The Norwegian says he is "happy" with his current squad but is always on the lookout for players that fit "all the right criteria" Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has delivered a transfer update amid Manchester United's pursuit of Jadon Sancho, insisting that "not everyone can spend millions and millions". United have been relatively quiet in the transfer market this summer, having only spent £35 million ($46m) to date on Netherlands midfielder Donny van de Beek, who moved to Old Trafford from Ajax at the start of the month. They have, however, been linked with several other high-profile targets, with Borussia Dortmund winger Sancho a priority for Solskjaer ahead of the new season.
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Van de Beek out of the blue but great for Man Utd’ – Brown excited by potential of Solskjaer’s side

The Red Devils have added another creative midfielder to their ranks and are being challenged to burst out of the blocks in 2020-21 Manchester United’s capture of Donny van de Beek “came out of the blue”, says Wes Brown, but the Dutch midfielder is considered to be an “excellent” addition to a squad generating plenty of excitement ahead of the 2020-21 campaign. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has snapped up another creative playmaker in a £35 million ($46m) deal with Ajax. Other targets had appeared to be figuring more prominently on the recruitment radar at Old Trafford – such as Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho – but a notable capture has been completed.
‘Unique’ Haaland compared to Messi & Ronaldo by Norway boss Lagerback
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‘Unique’ Haaland compared to Messi & Ronaldo by Norway boss Lagerback

The Swedish head coach has talked up the talents of the Borussia Dortmund star ahead of a UEFA Nation's League meeting with Northern Ireland Norway boss Lars Lagerback has described Erling Haaland as "unique", while comparing him to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The 2019-20 season turned out to be a memorable one for Haaland, who scored 44 goals in 40 appearances across all competitions for two different clubs. The 20-year-old spent the first half of the campaign at Red Bull Salzburg, where his prolific form in the Austrian Bundesliga and Champions League earned him a €20 million (£18m/$24m) move to Borussia Dortmund in the winter transfer window.
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Haaland reveals he’d be a rapper or a farmer if he wasn’t a footballer

Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland has revealed that he'd be a "rapper or a farmer" if he wasn't a footballer and outlined his desire to be the world's best. Haaland became one of the hottest properties in European football after netting a staggering 28 goals ihe 2019-20 campaign. n 22 appearances for Red Bull Salzburg in the first half of the United and Juventus to show an interest in the 20-year-old. Six of those efforts came in the Champions League group stages, prompting the likes of Real Madrid, Manchest The prolific Borussia Dortmund striker invited questions about his career from his followers on social media ahead of the new season
Sancho Reveals What’ll Happen if Transfer to Man Utd Fails
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Sancho Reveals What’ll Happen if Transfer to Man Utd Fails

Borussia Dortmund winger, Jadon Sancho, has revealed what will happen if a transfer for him to join Manchester United fails to materialize this summer. According to Kicker, Sancho has made it clear at an early stage to Dortmund that if a transfer to the Premier League giants fails to materialize, he will work with the same dedication and commitment for the success of the club. Sancho had already agreed on a personal term with Man United as the Red Devils remain favourite to agree to a deal for him this summer transfer window. Dortmund have already told Man United to sign Sancho before August 10 (today) when their 2020/21 pre-season tour will commence. The Bundesliga club had made it clear they will only let Sancho leave if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer...
Sancho & Man United ‘Agree Terms On A 5-Year Contract Worth £340,000 Per Week
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Sancho & Man United ‘Agree Terms On A 5-Year Contract Worth £340,000 Per Week

Jadon Sancho has reportedly agreed terms on a £340,000-a-week five year deal with Manchester United. The Borussia Dortmund star is on the verge of joining United after the two clubs reached an £108million agreement. All that needs to be determined before Sancho's deal goes through is the structure of the transfer. Initial reports claim United would pay a significant portion up front and the remaining balance over the new two summers.
Jurgen Klopp Confirms Liverpool Exit Plan, Next Move
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Jurgen Klopp Confirms Liverpool Exit Plan, Next Move

The Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has revealed when he may leave the club and return to Germany. The German also said it is not clear at the moment whether he stays in football after the Liverpool job. The former Borussia Dortmund manager says he will manage Liverpool for the next four seasons. Klopp has spent five years at Liverpool after taking over from Brendan Rodgers in 2015. He has guided the Reds to a Champions League trophy and their very first Premier League title in 30 years. He signed a new contract at Anfield in December 2019, which tied him to the club until 2024, should he avoid being sacked. Asked if he was planning on returning to Germany, Klopp told SWR, “Definitely to live, after my career. Most likely even to Mainz.” On how long he’ll rema...
Dimitar Berbatov Advises Man Utd on Signing Sancho
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Dimitar Berbatov Advises Man Utd on Signing Sancho

A former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbatov, has advised the club on signing Borussia Dortmund winger, Jadon Sancho. Man United remain favourite to agree to a deal for Sancho this summer transfer’s window. Dortmund have already told the Red Devils to sign Sancho before August 10. But Berbatov believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side do not ‘necessary’ need to sign the 20-year-old England international because of their present front three, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood. “Looking at how the Man United squad are doing at the moment I do not think signing Sancho is necessary,” the Bulgarian told the Daily Mirror. “Look at the front three from the other night, the speed of Martial, Rashford and Greenwood was great to watch, their link-up pl...
‘It’s sh*t that Bayern won’ – Dortmund star Haaland unhappy to miss out on Bundesliga title
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‘It’s sh*t that Bayern won’ – Dortmund star Haaland unhappy to miss out on Bundesliga title

The Norwegian has been in sparkling form since joining BVB in January, but it has not been enough to secure the title Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland has made his feelings about Bayern Munich’s title win pretty clear, saying it was “sh*t” that the Bavarian giants had become champions once again. Hansi Flick’s side sealed an eighth successive Bundesliga title with victory at Werder Bremen in midweek. Dortmund have now finished runners-up in five of those eight seasons, with Saturday’s 2-0 win at third-placed RB Leipzig ensuring they secured second place once more.
Borussia Dortmund 0-2 Mainz: Shock loss has Favre’s men looking over their shoulde
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Borussia Dortmund 0-2 Mainz: Shock loss has Favre’s men looking over their shoulde

Mainz claimed a stunning 2-0 win at Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday, boosting their survival chances. Borussia Dortmund's grip on second in the Bundesliga has loosened slightly after they suffered a surprise 2-0 defeat at home to struggling Mainz, who took a huge step towards safety. Dortmund had seen Bayern Munich clinch an eighth successive Bundesliga crown on Tuesday, and perhaps the disappointment combined with the realisation of their title hopes being over was to blame for a lacklustre performance at Signal Iduna Park. For all of their monopolisation of the ball, Dortmund struggled to supply Erling Haaland with adequate service and Mainz took a shock lead into the break thanks to Jonathan Burkardt's header at the end of a slick counter.
Chelsea set to miss out on Burki as goalkeeper teases new Borussia Dortmund contract
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Chelsea set to miss out on Burki as goalkeeper teases new Borussia Dortmund contract

The Swiss stopper has been Dortmund's first-choice goalkeeper for five seasons, and his stay at the club is set to continue Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Burki is set to quash speculation about his future by signing a new contract with the Bundesliga giants in the next week. Linked to Chelsea recently, Burki has confirmed he will commit to Dortmund after reaching an agreement over an extension to his deal. The 29-year-old revealed the news after Saturday's 1-0 win at Fortuna Dusseldorf, which came thanks to Erling Haaland's stoppage-time header.
’80 per cent’ of rumours are false – Real Madrid star Kroos plays down transfer reports
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’80 per cent’ of rumours are false – Real Madrid star Kroos plays down transfer reports

The Germany international midfielder has been around long enough, and seen enough names linked with his team, to take gossip with a pinch of salt Toni Kroos is reading little into the speculation suggesting that Kylian Mbappe, Jadon Sancho and Kai Havertz are transfer targets for Real Madrid, claiming “80 per cent” of rumours prove to be false. The Blancos are expected to bolster their ranks again when the next window opens. Zinedine Zidane will be given more money to spend, with the very best talent on the market always of interest to La Liga giants. Raids on Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen have been mooted for a trio of exciting young performers with plenty of potential. Kroos is aware of the gossip but, as a seasoned professional, is t...
Kingston reveals Kudus should pick Liverpool ahead of other European clubs
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Kingston reveals Kudus should pick Liverpool ahead of other European clubs

The former Ghana winger speaks about the transfer speculation concerning the 19-year-old attacker Nordsjaelland youth coach and former Ghana international Laryea Kingston has confirmed club prodigy Mohammed Kudus is on the radar of “most of the big European clubs” but he prefers a possible move to Liverpool for the 19-year-old. The attacker has been linked to a host of ‘big boys’ including Borussia Dortmund, Tottenham Hotspur and Inter Milan, owing to his fine performances in the Danish elite division. French fold Olympique Marseille, Italian side Sampdoria and the English duo of Everton and Newcastle United have also been mentioned in the transfer rumour mill.
‘Sancho’s next step is going to be a challenge’ – Southgate
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‘Sancho’s next step is going to be a challenge’ – Southgate

The winger has been linked with a return to the Premier League, but the England boss says he will find the competition tougher than the Bundesliga Jadon Sancho's next step is "going to be a challenge", according to Gareth Southgate, who insists the Manchester United target is still "maturing". The Borussia Dortmund attacker has emerged as one of the most sought-after young talents in European football since moving to Germany from Manchester City in 2017. He is currently enjoying his best season yet at Westfalenstadion, having contributed 20 goals and 20 assists to BVB's cause in 40 outings across all competitions, and has also established himself as a regular in the England squad.
I planned to use Goretzka as a right-back, reveals Germany coach Low
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I planned to use Goretzka as a right-back, reveals Germany coach Low

In form in an attacking sense in recent weeks, the national team boss admits that he has had very different plans for the 25-year-old Germany boss Joachim Low has revealed that he planned to use Bayern Munich star Leon Goretzka as a right-back. The 25-year-old has been in eye-catching form with the Bundesliga leaders since the resumption of play following the coronavirus crisis by scoring two goals and laying on three more as FCB have extended their advantage over second-placed Borussia Dortmund to seven points. While the former Schalke man has been impressing with his acumen in the final third, Low admits that he has toyed with using the midfielder at the opposite end of the field.
Tottenham to launch bid for Flamengo midfielder Gerson
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Tottenham to launch bid for Flamengo midfielder Gerson

Tottenham are set to move for Flamengo midfielder Gerson. Goal says Tottenham have been in regular contact with Gerson's agent to discuss the player's availability. And Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is prepared to sanction an offer worth £16million for the 23-year-old's signature. European interest in Gerson is nothing new. The central midfielder had a host of heavyweights clambering to secure his services in 2016 and even rejected the opportunity to join Arsenal. He also spurned the advances of Borussia Dortmund and Barcelona before joining Serie A side Roma, where he endured a lacklustre spell before being sent to Fiorentina on loan
Bayer Leverkusen 2-4 Bayern Munich: Lewandowski and Muller reach milestones in resounding win
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Bayer Leverkusen 2-4 Bayern Munich: Lewandowski and Muller reach milestones in resounding win

Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller helped make the difference again as Bayern Munich crushed Bayer Leverkusen. Bayern Munich's ominous charge towards an eighth successive Bundesliga title continued with a crushing 4-2 win at Bayer Leverkusen, as Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller reached impressive personal milestones. Hansi Flick's side - wearing 'Black Lives Matter' armbands - looked rusty during the opening exchanges on Saturday yet rallied to overpower their hosts and go 10 points clear of Borussia Dortmund at the summit. It all began so well for Leverkusen, who opened the scoring early on through Lucas Alario, but they capitulated and conceded three goals in less than 20 minutes – Kingsley Coman, Leon Goretzka and Serge Gnabry all punishing the hosts.
Leverkusen’s Florian Wirtz becomes Bundesliga’s youngest ever scorer in Bayern defeat
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Leverkusen’s Florian Wirtz becomes Bundesliga’s youngest ever scorer in Bayern defeat

Nuri Sahin's mark had previously stood for 15 years before the highly-rated teenager netted a late consolation at the BayArena Bayer Leverkusen teenager Florian Wirtz became the Bundesliga's youngest-ever goalscorer when netting a late consolation in his side's 4-2 defeat by Bayern Munich on Saturday. Leverkusen went into the weekend's fixture at the BayArena with the opportunity to frustrate Bayern's title procession and bolster their own Champions League hopes. But there was no stopping the rampant Bavarians, who ran out 4-2 winners to move 10 points clear of Borussia Dortmund at the Bundesliga summit ahead of BVB's clash with Hertha Berlin.
Borussia Dortmund Star, Jadon Sancho Unhappy Over Haircut Fine Says “It’s Absolute Joke”
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Borussia Dortmund Star, Jadon Sancho Unhappy Over Haircut Fine Says “It’s Absolute Joke”

Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho says it is an “absolute joke” he has been fined by the German football league after being pictured having a home haircut without wearing a mask. England forward Sancho’s team-mate Manuel Akanji has also been fined after they were deemed to have broken rules. The league said the players had “obviously violated general hygiene and infection protection standards”. Sancho, 20, criticised the decision in a Twitter post which he later deleted. Dortmund had defended the players, saying they had not breached the Bundesliga’s health and safety rules. Hair salons reopened in Germany in May but there are strict rules in place, including the wearing of masks by both customers and hairdressers. German newspaper Bild posted the news on its Twitter accou...
Jadon Sancho joins Thuram, reveals ‘Justice for George Floyd’ t-shirt after scoring for Borussia Dortmund
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Jadon Sancho joins Thuram, reveals ‘Justice for George Floyd’ t-shirt after scoring for Borussia Dortmund

Jadon Sancho celebrated his first goal for Borussia Dortmund against Paderborn on Sunday by removing his shirt to reveal a t-shirt with 'Justice for George Floyd' written on it. Floyd died after being arrested by police outside a shop in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The American was pinned to the ground by a police officer, who knelt on Floyd's knee for nearly nine minutes. He was heard saying he couldn't breath before tragically passing away. Floyd's death has led to widespread protests across the United States and the world. And we've seen players honouring Floyd during the Bundesliga over the weekend. On Saturday, Schalke's Weston McKennie wore a 'Justice for George' armband against Werder Bremen. Then on Sunday, Borussia Monchengladbach's Marcus Thuram took a knee after scoring agai...
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Jadon Sancho Backs “Justice for George Floyd” Campaign after Scoring in Dortmund’s win

Borussia Dortmund star, Jadon Sancho, on Sunday shunned celebrating his first goal against Paderborn in the Bundesliga by making a statement over the killing of an American, George Floyd, by a police officer in the United States last week. Sancho found the net to put Dortmund 2-0 in front against Paderborn at the Benteler Arena and ran to the corner flag before removing his shirt to disclose a message on his base layer that read: “Justice for George Floyd.” The 20-year-old was later shown a yellow card for removing his shirt. The England international scored a hat-trick against Paderborn. Sancho was making his first start for Dortmund since the German Bundesliga resumed post-COVID-19 three weeks ago. His teammates, Thorgan Hazard, Achraf Hakimi, and Marcel Schmelzer ...
Man Utd pushing Bellingham to snub Borussia Dortmund
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Man Utd pushing Bellingham to snub Borussia Dortmund

Manchester United are pushing hard to convince Birmingham City teen Jude Bellingham about a move to Old Trafford. Borussia Dortmund remain a threat to United's hopes of signing the midfielder. But the Evening Standard reports United are pushing to sign Bellingham - and want him to compete for a starting berth right away. It's claimed they've already communicated this to the teenager - who they consider to be a generational talent behind the scenes. However, Dortmund are using the example of Jadon Sancho's rapid progress and success to tempt Bellingham to Germany. Birmingham are seeking at least £35m to sell the youngster.
Paderborn defender Hunemeier: Why would Sancho choose Man Utd?
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Paderborn defender Hunemeier: Why would Sancho choose Man Utd?

SC Paderborn defender Uwe Hunemeier has questioned Manchester United's pursuit of Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho. Hunemeier believes United might struggle to sign Sancho because of his Manchester City past. Sancho has frequently been linked with a move back to the Premier League this summer, with United putting him at the top of their list of targets, but veteran centre-half Hunemeier - who is set to come up against Sancho as Paderborn take on Dortmund on Sunday - believes his City history could hinder their pursuit. "He played for Manchester City before if I'm not wrong?" he said, on the Transfer Window podcast. “So I don't know if he would be happy to play for United then, I don't know how big the rivalry is between these two teams. "I know there's a rivalry but I d...
Photo From Today’s Bundesliga Match Between Borussia Dortmund And Schalke 04
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Photo From Today’s Bundesliga Match Between Borussia Dortmund And Schalke 04

Here is another amazing picture of today’s Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 that was played in “eerie silence” at the Signal Iduna Park stadium in Dortmund, Germany on Saturday. From social distancing substitutes using airport stairs, to disinfected balls and a potential television audience of one billion, the Bundesliga enjoyed a chequered restart as the first major sports league to resume amid the COVID-19 pandemic. German soccer’s top two divisions, suspended since mid-March due to the coronavirus, returned on Saturday with a schedule that included the Bundesliga’s showcase — the Ruhr valley derby between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 — as football-starved fans around the world tuned in to watch live action. Despite a possible global television a...
Injury Robs Reyna of First Borussia Dortmund Start as United States Starlet Misses Schalke Derby
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Injury Robs Reyna of First Borussia Dortmund Start as United States Starlet Misses Schalke Derby

The teenager had made a starting XI under Lucien Favre for the first time as Bundesliga action resumes, but an untimely knock has laid him low Giovanni Reyna has seen an unfortunate injury rob him of a first start for Borussia Dortmund, with the 17-year-old picking up a knock in the warm-up prior to a derby date with Schalke. The highly-rated youngster was due to be included from the off in a crunch clash between two arch-rivals at Signal Iduna Park on Saturday. With Bundesliga action back on the agenda amid the coronavirus pandemic, Reyna appeared set to mark his return in style.
Neymar: I’m training hard to come back strong for PSG
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Neymar: I’m training hard to come back strong for PSG

The 28-year-old is coping with the uncertainty of knowing when his next match is by working hard with his personal trainer. Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar says that he is “training hard” to return to action in prime shape, despite being unclear when he might be needed again. Ligue 1 has officially ended for the season, with PSG taking the title for a third consecutive time, but Thomas Tuchel’s side remain active in the Champions League, having fought back from a first-leg deficit to overcome Borussia Dortmund 2-0 in front of an empty Parc des Princes and progress through 3-2 on aggregate. UEFA still aims to play the tournament to its conclusion, and while no dates have officially been set, the world’s most expensive player is fired up to feature when called upon.
Ferdinand backs Man Utd to move for ‘playground footballer’ Sancho
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Ferdinand backs Man Utd to move for ‘playground footballer’ Sancho

The former Old Trafford centre-back has sung the praises of the 20-year-old forward and wants to see him in red next term Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has given his backing to the club to move for Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho. The young English attacker, who came through the youth ranks across the town at Manchester City, has been in the viewfinder of the Red Devils for several months after critically acclaimed displays in the Bundesliga. The return of top-flight football in Germany on Saturday is set to see Sancho thrust into the spotlight further, particularly as his BVB side kick off with a derby encounter against Schalke as they seek to chase down league leaders Bayern Munich.
Reus: Bundesliga players are not lab rats
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Reus: Bundesliga players are not lab rats

The BVB star is eager to get back onto the park and is targeting Bayern Munich at the top of the Bundesliga Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus has said that he does not feel that he is part of an experiment as the Bundesliga prepares for its grand return on Saturday. The coronavirus pandemic has seen the game stopped around much of the world for the last two months, but having navigated the crisis more effectively than many of its European neighbours, Germany, which has seen over 8,000 deaths, is preparing to open its doors to professional sport once more. Reus says that he feels good to be heading back onto the field but has warned that caution must still be exercised in the circumstances, with more than 175,000 people in the country having tested positive for the virus.
Dortmund mayor urges fans not to gather outside stadium for Schalke derby
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Dortmund mayor urges fans not to gather outside stadium for Schalke derby

The Bundesliga is set to be the first European league to return from coronavirus hiatus when matches kick off on Saturday Borussia Dortmund fans have been urged not to congregate outside Signal Iduna Park when they resume their season against rivals Schalke on Saturday. The Bundesliga has been suspended since March 13 due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, it was given the green light to get going again behind closed doors, with Dortmund set to host a match that would normally be played amid a raucous atmosphere.
I think about doing my job’ – Dortmund star Haaland ignoring Real Madrid rumours
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I think about doing my job’ – Dortmund star Haaland ignoring Real Madrid rumours

Linked with a move to the Bernabeu, the Norwegian's focus remains on his current club Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland insisted he was remaining focused despite speculation he is wanted by Real Madrid. Haaland, 19, has become one of the most sought-after forwards in Europe following an incredible start to his career at Dortmund. The Norway international starred for Salzburg before joining the Bundesliga side in January, and he has scored 12 goals in 11 games for Dortmund this season.
‘He made us believe we could do this’ – Reyna hails Pulisic as inspiration for American players
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‘He made us believe we could do this’ – Reyna hails Pulisic as inspiration for American players

The Borussia Dortmund star hailed the Chelsea winger for paving the way for the current group of up-and-comers Gio Reyna credited Christian Pulisic for paving the way for him at Borussia Dortmund, adding that the current Chelsea star made young Americans believe they could make it at Europe's biggest clubs. Reyna broke through with Dortmund's first team in January before scoring a stunning goal against Werder Bremen in the DFB-Pokal to mark his spot in the first team. He's played a total of 11 senior matches so far, including a substitute appearance against Paris Saint-Germain that saw him notch an assist while becoming the third-youngest player ever to appear in a knockout game in the Champions League.
Jadon Sancho’s Prefer Move Revealed
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Jadon Sancho’s Prefer Move Revealed

Borussia Dortmund winger, Jadon Sancho, wants a move to London this summer transfer window. This was disclosed by a respected European football expert, Gabriel Marcotti. DAILY POST had reported that Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool are all interested in signing Sancho from Dortmund this summer. “I have been told Sancho would prefer a move back home in other words to London where he grew up,” Marcotti told the BTP Media Network. “But equally, I am sure he prefers a move for wherever it gives him the best package and long term prospects. “Obviously he has leverage, and in normal conditions, a Manchester United move would have happened. “I think if I am Borussia Dortmund, I have taken a big hit, and ideally, I would want to keep him another ye...
Klopp turned down Mexico job in 2015 in favour of Liverpool move
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Klopp turned down Mexico job in 2015 in favour of Liverpool move

The Reds boss was given the chance to manage El Tri but said he had his sights set on a move to England instead Jurgen Klopp turned down a chance to manage Mexico in 2015, according to Guillermo Cantu, former director of national teams for the Mexican Football Federation. At the time Klopp was finishing up a seven-season run in charge of Borussia Dortmund, where he won back-to-back Bundesliga titles in 2010-11 and 2011-12. Cantu said he made an approach for the German, who politely turned down the chance to manage El Tri. "I asked through a third party if he'd be interested in the Mexican national team and the message back was, 'I appreciate it, many thanks, but I still have a lot to do in club football and I want to go to England,'" said Cantu in an Instagram Live interview with...
Sancho worth Man Utd breaking the bank for’ – Fans won’t be happy if Red Devils miss out, says Ince
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Sancho worth Man Utd breaking the bank for’ – Fans won’t be happy if Red Devils miss out, says Ince

The former midfielder has questioned whether Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is right for the winger, but admits those at Old Trafford should push for a deal Jadon Sancho is “worth breaking the bank for”, says Paul Ince, with Manchester United expected to sound out the Borussia Dortmund winger in the next transfer window. Speculation has raged for some time regarding supposed interest in the England international from Old Trafford. Having previously spent time within the academy system at Manchester City, the Red Devils are eager to offer the 20-year-old a return to familiar surroundings.
How Meeting Liverpool Legend Dalglish Began Bijev’s Winding Journey to ‘Indomitable’ Sacramento
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How Meeting Liverpool Legend Dalglish Began Bijev’s Winding Journey to ‘Indomitable’ Sacramento

The former Reds youngster has encountered plenty of setbacks in his career, but the attacker has also made a number of childhood dreams come true The biggest moment of Villyan Bijev's life came at half-time of a youth team friendly, and it involved Kenny Dalglish. In that moment, the California-raised teenager was darting through to the Liverpool dressing room just moments after scoring a hat-trick for the club's Under-18s. The day was supposed to be his last on Merseyside, the final stop on a European tour that had included a trial with Borussia Dortmund. His stay in Germany went well, but not well enough for him to get the offer he wanted. As a Bulgarian-American with a European passport, Bijev had several opportunities to train with teams during his teenage years, but only ev...
Lampard’s changes: Would Neymar & Mbappe reject Chelsea today?
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Lampard’s changes: Would Neymar & Mbappe reject Chelsea today?

COMMENT: It's significant the first Chelsea signing of the Frank Lampard era was a young 'un. And no, we're not talking about Hakim Ziyech and his much anticipated arrival from Ajax... No, it's a teenager. A Finn. Like Ziyech, Jimi Tauriainen will formally be registered as a Chelsea player on July 1 - the 16 year-old HJK Helsinki prospect agreeing a three-year contract in early March. Having trialled with Juventus and fielded interest from Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund, the significance of Tauriainen choosing Chelsea, Lampard's Chelsea, cannot be underplayed. In less than 12 months, whether by fault or design, Chelsea have become a beacon for youth development. And the transformation hasn't gone unnoticed across football's landscape. Those paying attention always knew of the ...
Haaland is the best striker in the world and will be worth €300m, says Vieri
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Haaland is the best striker in the world and will be worth €300m, says Vieri

The former Italy striker thinks the young Borussia Dortmund forward is already the global standard, and will eventually cost a record transfer fee Borussia Dortmund's teenage striker Erling Haaland is already the best forward in world football, according to former Italy international frontman Christian Vieri. Haaland has been one of world football's major breakout stars this season, scoring freely in the Champions League for Red Bull Salzburg before switching to the Bundesliga in January and continuing his electric form in Germany. Although Haaland is just 19 years old, Vieri regards him as being the world's best striker, and can even see him one day attracting a transfer fee to surpass the world record of €222 million (£198m/$263m) set in 2017 by Neymar's switch from Barcelona to P...
‘Borussia Dortmund are very interested in Vidal’ – Rueda claims Barcelona star could move to Germany
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‘Borussia Dortmund are very interested in Vidal’ – Rueda claims Barcelona star could move to Germany

The 32-year-old Chilean midfielder will see his contract at Camp Nou expire at the end of the 2020-21 season Chile national team manager Reinaldo Rueda has claimed that Borussia Dortmund are very interested in signing Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal. Vidal's contract at Camp Nou runs through the end of the 2020-21 season and the 32-year-old has been linked with a move away from Spain recently. The Chile international nearly moved to Serie A in the January transfer window, with Inter general manager Beppe Marotta confirming his club’s interest. Though the move didn't materialise, it appears Vidal could still be on his way out of Barcelona in the near future. With Vidal starting just 12 of his 30 appearances for the Blaugrana in 2019-20, the Chile star could be tempted to look el...
Sancho Agrees Personal Terms With Manchester United
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Sancho Agrees Personal Terms With Manchester United

Borussia Dortmund Player, Jadon Sancho, is supposedly agreeing personal terms with Manchester United to move to Old Trafford in the summer transfer window. The Sun reports that Sancho is set to become Man United’s first signing of the summer after months of secret talks between both parties. Man United are willing to offer Sancho the no.7 shirt, in a bid to lure him to join Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side. The Red Devils are believed to be leading the race to sign the 20-year-old from Dortmund for a club-record fee. Sancho has scored 14 goals and provided 15 assists in 23 Bundesliga appearances for Dortmund so far this season. Meanwhile, Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke admitted last month that the Bundesliga giants would not stand in Sancho’s way if he wants to leave the cl...