Dortmund in talks for Lukas Hradecky

Borussia Dortmund have emerged as favourites to sign Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky, according to Kicker. The Millionaires will stay without long-serving shot-stopper Roman Weidenfeller in the summer and they are in the market for his replacement. Kicker has now revealed that Lukas Hradecky has emerged as their top target, with the initial talks already

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Reus’ persistence demands more respect than Messi & Ronaldo, suggests Sammer

Marco Reus’ persistence and patience during his injury nightmares commands more respect than the “God-given” abilities of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, according to former Borussia Dortmund coach Matthias Sammer. Reus has had to endure torrid luck with injuries over the last few years, with the German particularly struggling last season and during the current

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Ballack sees ‘a big difference’ between Bundesliga and Premier League

Michael Ballack sees “a big difference in quality” between the Bundesliga and the Premier League, with Germany’s top flight lagging behind. Concerns have been raised in Germany after Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig were eliminated from the Champions League group stage, while Hoffenheim did not even get that far after losing their qualifying play-off against

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Wenger makes Meyer Arsenal’s top priority for the summer

Premier League giants Arsenal were arguably the winners of the January transfer market, not only for bringing in Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, but also for convincing Mesut Ozil to stay, and dealing incredibly well with losing the talismanic Alexis Sanchez. Despite their impressive additions, veteran manager Arsene Wenger is already looking ahead to the

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