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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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Americans Abroad: Liga MX teen caught up in latest USA vs. Mexico battle?

While most of the gushing for teenage Americans abroad is reserved for Borussia Dortmund’s Christian Pulisic, with a few eyes batted at Schalke’s Weston McKennie, there is another 18-year-old midfielder who is becoming a fixture in his team’s lineup. Only this teenager may not be a lock to be a …

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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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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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Bayern sporting director Salihamidzic says Champions League is a must

The German champions fell in the quarter-finals of last season’s competition, and the club’s new sporting director wants to see more this year New Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic says the club must win the Champions League in 2017-18. The German giants last won Europe’s premier club competition in 2013, …

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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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‘A reservoir of incredible players’ – Muller hails Germany’s depth of talent

The Bayern star hailed his countries success at the Confederations Cup with a young squad as proof of the depth of talent Thomas Muller has hailed the strength in depth available to Joachim Low after watching a youthful Germany side lift the Confederations Cup in Russia. Muller was one of …

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Mexico’s Carlos Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup due to shoulder injury

It was a disappointing outing for El Tri, who stumbled to a 2-1 win over New Zealand and lost the defender to injury Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo will miss the remainder of the Confederations Cup due to a shoulder injury suffered against New Zealand. It was a disappointing outing for …

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‘I have no doubt he is a good goalkeeper’ – Germany boss Low backs Leno to overcome Australia woe

Two errors from the Leverkusen goalkeeper made his country’s Confederations Cup win less routine than it might have been Joachim Low defended Bernd Leno after the goalkeeper’s error strewn display in Germany’s opening 3-2 Confederations Cup win over Australia in Sochi. A penalty from man-of-the-match Julian Draxler came amid debut …

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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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NBA star Nowitzki sends tribute to retiring Bayern legend Lahm

The Dallas Mavericks power forward has added his voice to those hailing the achievements of an outgoing icon at the Bundesliga champions Philipp Lahm has earned plenty of plaudits following his retirement at Bayern Munich, with NBA legend Dirk Nowitzki adding his voice to the tributes. World Cup winner Lahm …

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Xabi Alonso sees difficult gap to fill after retirement from football

The 35-year-old played his final game in professional football and admitted he will find it difficult to replace an important part of his life Xabi Alonso says he will find it difficult to find a new challenge to replace football as he ends a glittering playing career. Lahm & Alonso …

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