Daniel Opare set for deadline day move to Schalke?

(From left: Schalke boss Domenico Tedesco, Daniel Opare)

Ghana right back Daniel Opare is reportedly in talks with German side Schalke 04 over a possible transfer to the Bundesliga side on deadline day. The 27 year old is out of contract at current club Augsburg in the summer and was spotted with Schalke coach Domenico Tedesco in Dusseldorf on Tuesday. The former Real Madrid man earlier this month ...

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Bayern stretch Bundesliga lead after comeback win over Hoffenheim


Bayern Munich recovered from going two goals down after 12 minutes to see off Hoffenheim and increase their lead in the Bundesliga to 16 points. The leaders fell behind to strikes from Mark Uth and former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry, who is on loan at Hoffenheim from Bayern. But goals from Robert Lewandowksi and Jerome Boateng pulled the hosts level ...

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RB Leipzig rule out early Liverpool move for Naby Keita


Naby Keita will not join Liverpool in the January transfer window, with current club RB Leipzig moving to end speculation surrounding the short-term future of the Guinea midfielder. Keita is set to join Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool in the summer, and there had been conjecture in recent weeks that the English Premier League side would pay more to bring the midfielder ...

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Bundesliga: Ulreich the hero as Bayern Munich go 11 points clear


Bayern Munich goalkeeper Sven Ulreich saved a 95th-minute penalty as the Bundesliga leaders beat Stuttgart to move 11 points clear at the top. Substitute Thomas Muller scored late on, turning in Kingsley Coman’s cross at the near post. Stuttgart were then given the chance to equalise with a penalty, awarded by the video assistant referee for Niklas Sule’s foul on ...

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Bayern Munich beat Frankfurt to stretch Bundesliga lead


Bayern Munich extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga to eight points as they beat Frankfurt and RB Leipzig drew with Mainz. Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal secured victory for Bayern with his fourth goal in his past four Bundesliga games. He met Joshua Kimmich’s cross at the far post and headed it in beyond Frankfurt goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky. ...

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Bundesliga: Monchengladbach snap Munich’s winning run

Bayern had only previously conceded one league goal since Heynckes returned as manager in October (Image credit: Reuters)

Bayern Munich lost 2-1 to Borussia Monchengladbach, ending manager Jupp Heynckes’ 30-game unbeaten run in the Bundesliga. They are Heynckes’ first dropped points since taking over in October, following nine straight wins in all competitions. Thorgan Hazard put Monchengladbach ahead with a 39th minute penalty after Niklas Sule’s handball. Matthias Ginter added the hosts’ second before Arturo Vidal pulled a goal ...

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Bundesliga: Dortmund blow 4-goal lead to draw 4-4

Centre-back Naldo equalised for Schalke in the 94th minute with a header from a corner (Image credit: Reuters)

Without a league win since September, out of the Champions League and now a 4-0 lead thrown away at home against their local rivals – things are not going well for Borussia Dortmund. Dortmund were four goals up after 25 minutes against Schalke before the visitors hit back, equalising in the 94th minute. Striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who was dropped for disciplinary reasons earlier ...

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Bundesliga roundup: Bayern extend lead at top after Augsburg win


Bayern Munich strengthened their grip on the Bundesliga title race with a 3-0 win over Augsburg which extended their lead at the top of the table to six points. Robert Lewandowski scored twice to seal his side’s victory while Bayern’s closest rivals RB Leipzig lost valuable ground as they were held to a 2-2 draw at 10-man Bayer Leverkusen. Bayern ...

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Dortmund’s ‘diamond eye’ chief scout Mislintat set for Arsenal switch


Arsenal are in talks with Borussia Dortmund’s highly-rated chief scout Sven Mislintat about a switch to the Emirates, Sky Sports News understands. The Gunners are hoping to appoint Mislintat as de facto head of recruitment – overseeing the club’s scouting and recruitment alongside current chief scout Steve Rowley. Newspaper reports claimed last week that Rowley was leaving the club but ...

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Kalou scores and misses penalty in Hertha Berlin draw


Salomon Kalou scored one penalty and missed another as Hertha Berlin claimed a 1-1 draw at Freiburg in the Bundesliga on Sunday. The former Chelsea forward calmly converted from the spot 10 minutes from time after Hertha forward Davie Selke was upended in the area by Nicolas Hofler. Kalou’s successful kick came three minutes after he blazed a penalty over ...

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