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Leverkusen closing on deal for Kolasinac

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Bayer Leverkusen are closing in on a deal to sign Arsenal full-back Sead Kolasinac, after tabling a €11 (£10) million did for him. The Bosnian international is just one of a clutch of players linked with an exit from the Emirates before the transfer window closes on Monday, and had previously been linked with a move back to his former ...

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Danny Rose in line for Bundesliga loan move

Tottenham and England full-back Danny Rose is in line for a loan move to Bundesliga side Schalke. That is according to The Guardian who reports that Spurs are willing to let the 28-year old move on a season-long loan who has fallen out of favour at White Hart Lane after an injury-hit season last campaign which limited his number of ...

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Crystal Palace set to sign German international Max Meyer

Crystal Palace are set to sign German international; Max Meyer who is a free agent after leaving Bundesliga side Schalke at the end of last season. The 22-year old, who can play either as an attacking midfielder or as a forward, has been heavily linked in the past with both Arsenal and Liverpool, so his capture will represent something of ...

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Liverpool and Arsenal target banned from training

SkySports reports that Liverpool and Arsenal target Max Meyer has played his last game for Schalke, and has been banned from training with the Bundesliga side. It follows an interview that he gave to German media outlet Bild, in which he criticised the club’s Sporting director Christian Heidel and accused Schalke of trying to bully him over contract negotiations. In ...

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Chelsea defender set for Schalke loan move

According to Goal.com, Chelsea defender Baba Rahman is set to leave on loan for the rest of the season to Bundesliga club Schalke. The 23-year old Ghanaian left-back joined Chelsea from another German side Augsburg in 2015 but has endured a miserable time at Stamford Bridge and has made just 23 appearances for the club since his arrival. A cruciate anterior ...

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Manchester City set to join pursuit of Schalke midfielder

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Manchester City are said to be the latest club to be linked to Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka. The 22-year old German international is out of contract at the end of the season, and has already been linked with Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal, as well as Bayern Munich and Juventus. Now City have joined the race to capture a player regarded ...

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Football’s Rising Stars – Max Meyer

Max Meyer started his football career very young and moved to Gelsenkirchen giants Schalke in 2009 before progressing to the club’s first team in 2013. He has been one of the hottest prospects in German football. Playing style Meyer is an attacking midfielder with fantastic movement. He is able to drop a little deep to support attacking moves, move to ...

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Football’s Rising Stars – Leon Goretzka

Leon Goretzka began his football career at Werner SV 06 Bochum in 1999 before he moved to VfL Bochum two years’ later. He spent 11 years with the youth sides of Bochum before being promoted to the first team for the 2012/13 in the 2.Bundesliga during which the midfielder played 32 league games and netted four times. His solitary season ...

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Portrait of an iconic manager – Udo Lattek

Udo Lattek is ranked amongst the greatest managers in world football, and for good reason. The German had a knack of winning trophies and he went on to collect 14 of them before retiring from football management. Lattek’s playing career wasn’t much to write about, but he achieved tremendous success as a manager. His first assignment was an assistant to ...

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Football’s Rising Stars – Leroy Sane

  Leroy Sane started his football education as a toddler when he joined SG Wattenscheid 09 way back in 2001. Four years later, Schalke acquired him and he progressed rapidly through the ranks of the Royal Blues before being sold to Bayer Leverkusen in 2008. However, he returned back to the Veltins-Arena in 2011 before being promoted to the club’s ...

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