Mario Gotze set to return to Borussia Dortmund training

Borussia Dortmund have been handed a major boost after it was reported playmaker Mario Gotze is set to return for pre-season this week. Gotze missed most of the second half of last season having been diagnosed with “metabolic disturbances” in February after suffering from ongoing muscular issues. The 25-year-old only came back to Dortmund last July following a three-year spell ...

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Monchengladbach sign defender Matthias Ginter Dortmund

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 22:  Matthias Ginter of Germany looks on during the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 Group B match between Germany and Chile at Kazan Arena on June 22, 2017 in Kazan, Russia.  (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Borussia Monchengladbach have signed Germany defender Matthias Ginter from Borussia Dortmund for a reported 17m euros (£14.9m) plus add-ons. The 23-year-old has signed a contract until 2021. Ginter was part of the Germany side that beat Chile 1-0 in Sunday’s Confederations Cup final. Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Zorc said Ginter had “expressed his desire to leave” because of competition for places in the ...

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Robert Lewandowski does not want to leave Bayern Munich, Bundesliga champions say

Robert Lewandowski does not want to leave Bayern Munich, according to the club

Bayern Munich claim Robert Lewandowski does not want to leave the Bundesliga champions, adding clubs “risk a FIFA penalty” if they negotiate with the player. Sky Sports News HQ reported earlier on Wednesday that United and Chelsea want to sign the Poland striker this summer and had both held initial talks with his representatives. The Bundesliga champions told Sky Germany: ...

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Douglas Costa set to leave Bayern Munich for Juventus


Juventus are expected to hold talks with Bayern Munich over a fee for Douglas Costa next week, after agreeing personal terms with the player’s agent, according to Sky in Italy. It is understood Juve officials agreed a package of £5.3m (€6m) per year for the player in a meeting with Costa’s agent in Turin on Tuesday. Bayern are believed to ...

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Corentin Tolisso signs for Bayern Munich from Lyon


Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have won the race to sign Corentin Tolisso from Lyon. The 22-year-old France midfielder, who had been linked with Chelsea and Juventus, has signed a five-year contract at the Allianz Arena. Tolisso told fcbayern.com: “I had a wonderful time at Lyon, for which I was very grateful. Now I’m looking forward to playing for one of ...

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Manager Thomas Tuchel leaves Borussia Dortmund

Thomas Tuchel has left Borussia Dortmund three days after winning the German Cup (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manager Thomas Tuchel has left Borussia Dortmund after two years in charge, the Bundesliga club has said. The 43-year-old took over following Jurgen Klopp’s departure in 2015. Dortmund beat Eintracht Frankfurt to win the German Cup on Saturday and finished third in the Bundesliga to qualify for the Champions League. Relations between Tuchel and chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke have been ...

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Bayern win record 5th straight Bundesliga title

Bayern captain Philipp Lahm now has a record nine Bundesliga titles, one more than Oliver Kahn, Mehmet Scholl and Bastian Schweinsteiger (Image credit: Getty Images)

Bayern Munich thrashed Wolfsburg 6-0 to clinch the Bundesliga for a record fifth straight season and give manager Carlo Ancelotti a title in a fourth top European league. It has been another season of domestic dominance for Bayern, who wrapped up their 27th championship with three games to go with a thumping win. Ancelotti’s side have lost just twice in ...

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Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer suffers fractured foot

Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer fractured his left foot during the Champions League quarter-final second-leg defeat by Real Madrid on Tuesday. Neuer, 31, sustained the injury during Cristiano Ronaldo’s third goal in extra time as Bayern lost 6-3 on aggregate. The Germany keeper could be set to miss the rest of the season. “Neuer will undergo a thorough examination on ...

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Lewandowski nets brace as Bayern thrash Dortmund


Bayern Munich moved a huge step closer to winning a fifth successive Bundesliga title after an easy win over Borussia Dortmund in Der Klassiker. The leaders were 2-0 up in the opening 10 minutes, Franck Ribery’s first time shot breaking the deadlock. Robert Lewandowski doubled the lead from a free-kick before Raphael Guerreiro reduced the deficit. Arjen Robben made it ...

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Aubameyang on target as Dortmund are held by Schalke


Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrated scoring in the Ruhr derby against Schalke by producing a mask. Aubameyang pounced for his 24th Bundesliga goal of the season after ex-Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa had burst forward. Dortmund were denied a second goal when teenage forward Ousmane Dembele hit the post. Schalke equalised after Thilo Kehrer finished into the bottom left corner. ...

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