Split loyalty for Klopp ahead of Dortmund-Schalke derby
Even former-Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp admits he has split loyalty for Saturday's hotly-anticipated Ruhr Derby with both Schalke and arch-rivals Dortmund capable of going top of the Bundesliga.
Pragmatic Kovac tells Bayern to stay grounded after Spurs romp
"Stay objective and modest" is the message Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac is telling his stars before they knuckle down in the Bundesliga on Saturday after running riot at Tottenham.
Freiburg crush Hoffenheim to leapfrog Bayern
Bundesliga minnows Freiburg continued their dream start to the season as goals from Nils Petersen, Janik Haberer and Christian Guenter fired them to a 3-0 victory at neighbours Hoffenheim on Sunday.
Sidelined Boateng set to leave Bayern for Juventus
Frozen-out Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng will move to Juventus before the end of the summer transfer window on Monday, according to German media.
Bayern target Timo Werner extends contract at Leipzig
Bayern Munich transfer target Timo Werner has signed a contract extension keeping him at RB Leipzig until 2023, the Bundesliga club confirmed on Sunday. The announcement, which was made just before Leipzig's first home game of the season against Eintracht Frankfurt, ends speculation that Bayern would sign Werner on a free transfer in 2020.
Kovac still scanning horizon for fresh Bayern blood
Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac said Wednesday his side was still open to bringing in some fresh blood before the European transfer window closes.
Funfest as Bundesliga Legends Tour ends in Lagos
It was a festival of football, comedy and music over the weekend when StarTimes and Bundesliga International feted their fans and customers at the Fun Factory in Lagos. The event marked the end of the three-day Bundesliga Legends Tour, in which former Super Eagles captain, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, a former Bundesliga star, thrilled the fans…
Senior Dortmund players kept 'special' Sancho in line - Witsel
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Axel Witsel has said that he and other senior players had to have words with English talent Jadon Sancho after he was late for training. Sancho's electric performances in the Bundesliga have seen him shoot to fame and break into the England squad this season. Yet Belgian veteran Witsel, 30, admitted that…
I joined Bundesliga as a boy, left as a man, says Okocha
Former Super Eagles captain Austin Jay Jay Okocha has said that the experience he got while playing in the German Bundesliga shaped his football career. Okocha, who began his football career at the age of 17 with Eintracht Frankfurt spoke yesterday at the commencement of a Bundalisga Legend Tour in Lagos. He also revealed why…
Juventus' Barzagli to retire at end of season
Veteran Juventus defender Andrea Barzagli, a World Cup winner with Italy in 2006, announced Saturday that he will retire from football at the end of the season. "When you're a footballer you find it hard to think about life after football, but this season's injuries helped me to understand. I've decided to quit in June,"…
Barca target Jovic to stay at Frankfurt, says father
The father of Eintracht Frankfurt star striker Luka Jovic has told German newspaper Bild that his son will snub Barcelona and stay at the Bundesliga club next season. Serbian striker Jovic, 21, has been linked with several of Europe's top clubs after a breakthrough season in which he has scored 24 goals and fired Frankfurt…