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RB Leipzig turn back to Ralf Rangnick, the man who’s masterminded their rise

In most cases, finishing sixth in your second ever season as a Bundesliga club would be treated as a major success. RB Leipzig, though, are not most cases. The East Germans’ promotion to the top flight of German football in 2016 was one of the most talked-about stories in Europe at the time. Founded in [...]

By |September 4th, 2018|Bundesliga|0 Comments

Examining Bayer Leverkusen’s remarkable transfer policy

It comes as no surprise that Borussia Dortmund are this season’s biggest spenders in the Bundesliga, splashing out £65 million on arrivals, contributing to the league’s £406m spent across all 18 teams, with RB Leipzig, Schalke and Stuttgart spending half of BVB’s budget. But perhaps the team that has impressed the most this window is [...]

By |August 22nd, 2018|Bundesliga|0 Comments

Bayern Munich Eye Defensive Refreshment

After what has been a rather quiet window for Bayern Munich, a move for a defender appears to be the late call. The Bavarians come into the window with Niko Kovac as their new coach, and it appears that he wants some extra experience at the back. Despite already having Jerome Boateng – linked with [...]

By |August 17th, 2018|Bundesliga|0 Comments

Schalke Sell Homegrown Defensive Star

As one of the most impressive young defenders in Germany, Thilo Kehrer has been seen as one of the jewels of the ‘new Schalke’. However, after just one season under Domenico Tedesco, Kehrer is on his way to join up with Thomas Tuchel in Paris at Paris Saint-Germain. The 21-year-old, who can play at both [...]

By |August 17th, 2018|Bundesliga|0 Comments

A striker is Borussia Dortmund’s missing jigsaw piece to rival Bayern Munich

One area Borussia Dortmund have always done well in is attack. From Jan Koller and Lucas Barrios to Robert Lewandowski and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the Westfalenstadion outfit are looking for their next elite striker to hopefully help them pip Bayern Munich to the Bundesliga title, with their last league championship coming in 2012. But with just [...]

By |August 15th, 2018|Bundesliga|0 Comments

Max Meyer can take Crystal Palace to the next level

Crystal Palace’s transfer window has been a questionable one, but they’ve done well to complete the signings of Cheikhou Kouyaté and Max Meyer. The latter joins on a free transfer after choosing not to renew his contract with Schalke due to a falling out with the club, with accusations of bullying resulting in the 22-year-old [...]

By |August 7th, 2018|Bundesliga|0 Comments

RB Leipzig Star Playmaker Set for Exit?

After what felt an era-defining project was well underway, it’s safe to say that the RB Leipzig project has hit a snag. While Julien Nagelsmann is set to take over in the 2019-20 season, this year Ralf Rangnick steps down from his more senior role to take the team for the season. Continuity might work, [...]

By |August 3rd, 2018|Bundesliga|0 Comments

Borussia Dortmund Move for Midfield Controller

Having long lamented their inability to control and put their stamp on matches, Borussia Dortmund have been looking for a new midfield complex. The introduction of Thomas Delaney certainly helps, but it sounds like another midfielder could be arriving in the shape of Axel Witsel. According to reports, the Belgium international is set to leave [...]

By |July 30th, 2018|Bundesliga, News|0 Comments

Marco Reus’ reunion with Lucien Favre key for Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund named Lucien Favre as their head coach in May which will see the Swiss tactician link up with former Borussia Mönchengladbach player, Marco Reus. The 60-year-old handed Reus his Bundesliga debut in in 2009 during a 3-3 draw against VfL Bochum at the age of 20 before going on to score 27 goals [...]

By |July 26th, 2018|Bundesliga|0 Comments

James Rodriguez’ Bayern Munich future could set agenda for 2018/19 campaign

As the new head coach of Bayern Munich, one of Niko Kovac’s first port of call will be to persuade Colombia international James Rodriguez to remain with the Bundesliga champions. The 27-year-old is entering his second season with Bayern Munich as part of a two-year loan spell worth €13 million, which can then be made [...]

By |July 18th, 2018|Bundesliga, News|0 Comments