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Dortmund leave Aubameyang out amid Arsenal links

Borussia Dortmund have left Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang out of the squad for their trip to Hertha Berlin, with sporting director Michael Zorc questioning the striker’s mentality amid reports he is close to joining Arsenal. Dortmund hit out at Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger after the Frenchman suggested the Gabon international would be …

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Mkhitaryan back to Dortmund out of the question for Watzke

A return to Borussia Dortmund for Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan next month is almost impossible, according to Hans-Joachim Watzke. The Armenia international’s future is the subject of intense speculation as a result of his failure to nail down a place in Jose Mourinho’s plans at Old Trafford. The 28-year-old managed substitute …

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Champions League last 16: Which teams have qualified & when is the draw?

Matchday five of the 2017-18 Champions League is complete and we already know some of the teams who will progress from the group stage. However, there are still a number of places left in the knockout stage and they will be decided in the next round of fixtures. Thirty-two teams …

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Betting: Back Liverpool to top the scoring charts again as they host hapless Maribor

Wednesday night marks a pivotal time for clubs in the Champions League as no fewer than four sides can guarantee their place in the last 16. Manchester City will qualify if they avoid defeat at Napoli, Besiktas can go through to the knockouts with a win at home to Monaco, …

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Aubameyang: Borussia Dortmund told me I could leave

Borussia Dortmund were happy for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to leave the club during the most recent transfer window, the Gabon striker has confirmed Aubameyang finished last season as the top scorer in the Bundesliga and was heavily linked with moves to AC Milan or the Chinese Super League, having also regularly …

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Five times the money! Dembele’s massive Barcelona contract reportedly leaked

The massive contract that Barcelona handed to 20-year-old Ousmane Demebele this summer has reportedly been seen by German outlet Spiegel, and the numbers involved in the deal make it easy to understand why the youngster decided to make the move, and why Borussia Dortmund were willing to sell.  According to the …

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Betting: Get 9/1 for five English wins in the Champions League

The Champions League returns this week and there is plenty of Premier League interest, with five English sides competing in the group stage of the competition. Both Manchester clubs, as well as Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham, are set to get their campaigns under way and they all have winnable fixtures …

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Tottenham determined to fight Real Madrid for Champions League top spot, says Pochettino

Tottenham are not assuming Real Madrid will finish first in Champions League Group H, according to Mauricio Pochettino. Spurs 9/2 to win Group H Madrid, crowned European champions in three of the last four seasons, are top seeds in a fiercely competitive group that also includes Spurs, Borussia Dortmund and …

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Dortmund captain Schmelzer out for six weeks

Borussia Dortmund captain Marcel Schmelzer has been ruled out for six weeks after suffering an ankle injury at the hands of Freiburg winger Yoric Ravet. Ravet was sent off just before the half-hour mark at Schwarzwald-Stadion for a lunging tackle on Schmelzer, referee Benjamin Cortus producing a red card, having …

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Meet Youssoufa Moukoko, the 12-year-old wonderkid taking Borussia Dortmund by storm

Three games into the 2017-18 Junior Bundesliga West season, a Borussia Dortmund striker tops the goalscoring charts with 10 goals to his name. Amazingly, the hot prospect is four years younger than most of the other players on the list, with 12-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko already being heralded as a future …

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Dembele’s Barca deal ‘on its way’ – Dortmund CEO

Ousmane Dembele’s transfer to Barcelona is “on its way”, but the deal is not yet done. That was the declaration of Borussia Dortmund chief executive officer Hans-Joachim Watzke as the Bundesliga club prepared to offload one of its prized assets for a deal reported to be worth up to €150 …

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Borussia Dortmund 2 Bayern Munich 2 (4-5 pens): Bosz’s boys lead twice but pay penalty

Sven Ulreich saved from Sebastian Rode and Marc Bartra as Bayern Munich snatched DFL-Supercup shoot-out glory against Borussia Dortmund. Bayern Munich twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with Borussia Dortmund before goalkeeper Sven Ulreich was their penalty shoot-out hero in the DFL-Supercup. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang appeared to have given Dortmund …

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Dortmund CEO Watzke declares €100 million not enough for Dembele

A bid of €100 million would not be enough to secure the services of Ousmane Dembele according to Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke. The 20-year-old midfielder, who is entering his second season with the Bundesliga side, is considered one of the top young talents in the game. Get Dortmund’s Bundesliga …

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Bayern star James set for injury tests ahead of Borussia Dortmund clash

James Rodriguez will have further tests on an injury scare on Wednesday after he was forced off during Bayern Munich’s Audi Cup clash with Liverpool. Bayern 21/20 to beat BVB The Colombia star was withdrawn in the second half of the 3-0 loss to Jurgen Klopp’s side at the Allianz Arena …

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Hitzfeld: Gotze one of Germany’s greatest ever

Ottmar Hitzfeld lauded the former Bayern man, who is back to full fitness after being diagnosed with a metabolic disorder last season. Former Borussia Dortmund head coach Ottmar Hitzfeld believes a fully fit Mario Gotze is one of Germany’s greatest ever players. Gotze burst onto the scene as a 17-year-old …

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‘It’s really important that he stays’ – Schmelzer says BVB need Aubameyang

The striker staying is crucial for the Bundesliga club for reasons other than the goals he brings, according to the defender Borussia Dortmund captain Marcel Schmelzer hailed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and said keeping the “top striker” was vital for the Bundesliga club. Aubameyang, 28, has been widely linked with a move …

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ICC 2017: Fixtures, teams, TV & guide to the International Champions Cup

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester United will take part in this summer’s ICC, which will be played in the United States, China and Singapore The fifth edition of the International Champions Cup kicks off on Tuesday, with many of European football’s top clubs once again signed up to take part. …

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‘He was always there for me’ – Dembele sad to see Tuchel leave Dortmund

The German’s departure from Signal Iduna Park was hard to take for the French winger, who described him as a “very good coach” Ousmane Dembele has spoken of his disappointment at the departure of Thomas Tuchel from Borussia Dortmund. BVB sign Freiburg’s Philipp Dembele was brought to Dortmund by Tuchel …

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I really want a title – Sokratis hints at Dortmund departure

Borussia Dortmund’s inability to compete for the Bundesliga title has the standout defender considering his future at the club. Sokratis Papastathopoulos has hinted he could seek a move away from Borussia Dortmund in a bid to win more titles. Dortmund had to win on the last day of the Bundesliga season …

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‘He’s in a league of his own’ – Ex-Bayern man Herzog urges club to move for Dortmund’s Dembele

The former Die Roten midfielder also says the club should “do everything” to try and lure Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez to the Allianz Arena Former Bayern Munich midfielder Andreas Herzog has urged the Bundesliga champions to make a move for Borussia Dortmund star Ousmane Dembele. Real match unreal Bayern record The …

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