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Sancho back in training ahead of Man City clash in Germany

Borussia Dortmund have disclosed that forward Jadon Sancho is back in training ahead of the crunch UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg fixture against Manchester City at Signal Iduna Park on Wednesday. The England international has been out of action for more than a month after sustaining a muscle injury. Sancho has not featured for Dortmund since they beat Borussia Monchengladbach in the quarter-finals of the German Cup on March 2. He also played no part in the 2:1 loss to his former club Manchester City in the first leg last week. Furthermore, he was absent from England's 2022 World Cup qualifying games against San Marino, Albania, and Poland during the international break. READ: Milan place huge price tag on Leao to ward off interests His return to training was...
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Arsenal prepare £25m bid for Dortmund defender

Arsenal are reportedly considering a £25m move for Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji after talks over a possible move began in January. The 24-year-old has established himself as a regular for Dortmund this season having made 20 starts thus far. The player has developed significantly after arriving from FC Basel in 2017 and is now a subject of interest from the London club. Arsenal's initial move for the defender was knocked back after Abdou Diallo's move to Paris Saint-Germain. However, they're confident that a deal can be done for the Swiss defender this summer. READ: Arsenal to take Lacazette misdemeanour reports seriously Mikel Arteta is on the lookout for quality reinforcements in defense ahead of the 2020/21 football season, and despite the loan arrival of Pablo Ma...
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Bundesliga set for restart with crunch ‘Ghost’ Revierderby

The German Bundesliga becomes the first league in Europe to return to football action this weekend and the opener will see the likes of Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho hunting for goals in the game against Schalke on Saturday. This game will easily pass for one of the strangest derbies in German football history as it will be played behind closed doors. It's already being referred to as ghost derby as fans will not be present in the stadium to cheer their favorite teams. Therefore, the players on the pitch and folks in the dugout will have it all to do in terms of providing the spark during the encounter. READ: How coronavirus will affect football as we know it The venue is the Signal Iduna Park, a stadium renowned for its boisterous crowd support. However, the electric atmosph...
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Bundesliga clubs pledge cash to revenue-strapped clubs

Four German clubs have pledged 20 million euros as support to other teams that are struggling after football games in the country were suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. The four Bundesliga clubs namely; Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig, Borussia Dortmund, and Bayern Leverkusen will forgo 12.5 million euros in yet to be distributed TV money and add another 7.5 million euros from their own coffers. It must be noted that all four clubs are making extra income from their participation in this season's UEFA Champions League. The distribution of the money will be decided by the German Football League, the overseers of the top two football divisions in Germany. The league recently revealed fears that many clubs could collapse financially if games can't resume. “In these difficult times...
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Dortmund win race for United target Bellingham

Borussia Dortmund are close to completing a deal for Birmingham teenager Jude Bellingham in a club-record deal according to Sport Bild. Bellingham has emerged as one of the most sought-after young English talents this season and has also been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United. READ: European clubs ban handshakes, selfies, autographs because of Coronavirus Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was keen to sign the Birmingham teenager although United failed with several offers in January. However, it has now emerged that Dortmund are in advanced talks to sign the youngster and have agreed personal terms with the midfielder. The Bundesliga is gradually becoming a choice destination for young English talents, with Dortmund reportedly in the market for a replacement for Jadon Sancho. ...
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Bayern Munich enter race to sign Jadon Sancho

Manchester United and Chelsea will face competition from Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich for the signature of Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho. The 19-year-old England international is expected to leave the Signal Iduna Park this summer with two years left on his existing deal at the club. Reports suggested that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made signing Jadon Sancho a priority when he was appointed as Man United boss but failure to finish in the top four scuppered the deal. Chelsea, who are Jadon Sancho's boyhood club have also increased interest in the winger and will be handed significant funds to make a transfer statement after the club's transfer ban was reduced. READ: Keita out of FA Cup derby against Everton due to a groin injury However, according to Metro, interest in the attacker ...
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Dortmund leading race to sign Haaland in January

Borussia Dortmund are reportedly leading the race to sign Red Bull Salzburg's prolific striker Erling Haaland in the January transfer window. This was made known in a report by Bild cited by the Sun. The Norwegian has established himself as one of the hottest young properties in European football this season having scored 27 goals and provided 7 assists in 20 games in all competitions thus far. Haaland has attracted interest from a good number of clubs in Europe including the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid, Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Bayern Munich, Juventus, amongst others. GET THE LATEST FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS FOR TODAY Live Football Streaming Over 1.5 Goals predictions for today BTTS Tips for today However, Bundesliga outfit Dortmund appear to be leading the...
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Man United willing to meet Dortmund’s £100 million valuation of Sancho

Manchester United are ready to meet Borussia Dortmund's £100 million of Jadon Sancho. The England international has been a target for the Red Devils and they are determined to get him despite his huge price tag. According to The Mirror, Man United are willing to meet the player's valuation and this will be a welcome development for Dortmund who signed Sancho from Manchester City for just £8m in the summer of 2017. The youngster has gone on to establish himself as one of the best teenagers in the game since then and has scored 18 goals, and provided 30 assists in 68 games for the Signal Iduna Park outfit. READ: Unai Emery insists he has club’s backing to drop Ozil Jadon Sancho also has 10 caps for the Three Lions and it is believed that Dortmund will be willing to listen to offe...
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Dortmund confirm Man United interest in Jadon Sancho

Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund have confirmed that Manchester United made an approach to sign Jadon Sancho. Reports were rife that the English forward was being admired by the Old Trafford outfit following his brilliant performances for Dortmund after leaving Manchester City.  However, Dortmund were not ready to welcome any offers for the 19-year-old forward and are still keen on keeping him at the Signal Iduna Park for the foreseeable future. According to Dortmund's sporting director Michael Zorc, Sancho wanted to stay rather than move to join Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side. READ: Casemiro tells Vinicius to start thinking big: Ballon d’Or big! Zorc said: “A hot topic right now is Sancho and Manchester United" “Both his discussions with the club and mine with the consul...
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Dortmund sign Thorgan Hazard from Monchengladbach

Borussia Dortmund have completed the acquisition of Thorgan Hazard from Bundesliga rivals Borussia Monchengladbach. Thorgan Hazard, younger brother to Eden Hazard now joins the eight-time Bundesliga champions for an undisclosed fee. Speaking after signing for Dortmund on Wednesday, Thorgan said: 'I'm grateful for the five wonderful years I've spent at Borussia Monchengladbach and the good memories I take with me,' READ: https://footiehound.com/spurs-identify-ceballos-as-potential-replacement-for-eriksen/ 'Now was exactly the right time to take the next step in my career. I'm proud that I'll be able to play for Borussia Dortmund. It's a top club with amazing fans.' Thorgan Hazard, 26, already has 21 caps for Belgium with 3 goals to his name. He scored 13 goals and provided...