United, Benfica, and other teams we shouldn’t expect in the knockout stages of the Champions league

The draw for the group stage of Europe’s premier competition; the UEFA Champions league was held on Thursday and as expected there are some exciting matchups. Most fans have already started plotting their favorite team’s route to the finals (excluding teams like Manchester United, Lokomotiv and co) that probably won’t spend sleepless nights dreaming of

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Liverpool, Napoli keen on Nuri Sahin with Dortmund reportedly set to release him

Roma, Napoli, Liverpool and Galatasaray are reportedly ready to pounce after Borussia Dortmund decided to release Nuri Sahin. According to Fanatik and Sportitalia, the Germans have opted not to offer him a new contract. His deal is due to expire in June 2019, so he’ll be sold for a relatively affordable fee this summer. Roma,

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Arsenal close to securing move for Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos (Mail)

Arsenal are hopeful of completing a deal for Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos. The London club have offered £12million for the 29-year-old centre-back with Dortmund holding out for £15.7million. Recruitment director Sven Mislintat is keen to give Unai Emery options to work with in defence following the achilles injury suffered by Laurent Koscielny. Talks are also

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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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Dortmund confirm Arsenal bid for Aubameyang

Arsenal have made an official bid to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has confirmed. After sitting out last weekend’s stalemate against Wolfsburg for disciplinary reasons, Aubameyang did not travel with Dortmund for Friday’s 1-1 draw at Hertha Berlin. The striker has been linked with Arsenal as a replacement for Alexis Sanchez,

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Dortmund, Sevilla keen on Michy Batshuayi

France Football is reporting that Borussia Dortmund and Sevilla are among clubs showing interest in Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi. The 24-year-old has struggled for playing time since arriving from Marseille, making just 3 Premier League starts and another 28 substitute appearances. Despite scoring 7 goals in just over 7 hours of league football, the Belgian

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