Home » Tournament in Focus » – Bundesliga

– Bundesliga

Arsenal defender makes German loan move

Arsenal defender Dinos Mavropanos has moved to Germany, joining Bundesliga 2 side FC Nūrnberg on loan. The interest was first confirmed by Bild who reported that Nūrnberg have pipped a number of other German clubs to his signature, including Werder Bremen, Hannover, and Stuttgart. The 22 year old Greek has played only once for the Gunners this season, the 2 ...

Read More »

Arsenal linked with Brazilian right-back

Reports in Brazil have linked Arsenal with a move for teenage right-back Yan Coutho. The 17 year old has yet to make a senior appearance for his club side Coritiba, but he has been a regular for Brazil at youth level, and was one of the stars of the side that won the under-17 World Cup last November. Bundesliga side ...

Read More »

Chelsea considering ambitious Alaba bid

Chelsea are considering making a bold move for Bayern Munich left-back David Alaba in the January window, although it may cost them up to £60 million. The 27 year old Austrian international has 18 months left on his current contract at the Allianz Arena, where he has enjoyed a glittering career since making his debut for them as a 17 ...

Read More »

Arsenal linked with move for Bayern Munich defender

Arsenal have been linked with a January move for Bayern Munich defender Jérôme Boateng. The 31 year old German international has fallen out of favour at the Allianz Arena, having started less than half of the games for the Bundesliga champions this season, and wants to leave the club in the January window. For their part, Arsenal are in the ...

Read More »

Confusion over Xhaka future

There are conflicting reports about the immediate future of Swiss international Granit Xhaka. Some reports suggest that Hertha Berlin have agreed a loan deal for the player with an option to buy of £25 million, but, his manager Mikel Arteta is making it clear that he will be staying at Arsenal, at least for the rest of the season. Xhaka’s ...

Read More »

Leipzig defender top of Arsenal shopping list

RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano is top of Arsenal’s shopping list in the January window. New manager Mikel Arteta has identified the need for a new central defender to boost his side, with Calum Chambers set for an extended spell on the side-lines after limping off against Chelsea last weekend, and Rob Holding suffering from a knee injury. That only ...

Read More »

January transfer dates revealed

The January transfer window is about to open but, as usual, there are some differences in deadlines between the various major leagues, although nothing like the three week gap between the Premier League and competing divisions that was seen in the summer, and which was attributed as causing some of the instability behind the scenes seen at clubs like Manchester ...

Read More »

Haaland signing frees up Sancho move

The signing of Erland Haaland by Borussia Dortmund has increased the likelihood that Jadon Sancho will leave the German club in January, with Chelsea his preferred destination. Dortmund beat a host of clubs, including Manchester United, to the signature of the Red Bull Salzburg striker, but the repercussions of the move are likely to benefit another Premier League side. That ...

Read More »

Manchester United miss out on top target

Manchester United have missed out on one of their top January targets, after Norwegian striker Erling Haaland signed for Borussia Dortmund for £18 million, the buyout clause in his contract.. The Red Bull Salzburg forward had been heavily tipped for a move to Old Trafford, but, instead opted for Dortmund, although the reasons vary according to which report is being ...

Read More »

Xhaka ready for Hertha Berlin move

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has agreed a move back to the Bundesliga with Hertha Berlin. The 27 year old Swiss international has wanted to leave the Premier League club since being stripped of the captaincy in the wake of his furious reaction to being substituted in the league game against Crystal Palace at the Emirates in October. At that time ...

Read More »