Roman Burki and Marwin Hitz, Borussia Dortmund were in desperate need of a stable set of hands in goal. Marco Rose will be hoping that 23 year-old Swiss international Gregor Kobel will be that man, and bring the same level of success and durability the club enjoyed during Roman Weidenfeller’s 16 year spell at the club.
Reports coming out of Germany today are suggesting that Bayer Leverkusen are soon to have a new manager on board – BSC Young Boys’ Gerardo Seoane. Although a relative unknown in the footballing universe, the arrival of Seoane could be a god-sent for Bayer Leverkusen, as they look to get back to their best and reclaim top four.
After the majestic performance in the DFB Pokal final against RB Leipzig, Dortmund CEO Hans Joachim Watzke announced that only a few days prior to the match, Edin Terzić signed a new contract with the club. With the appointment of Gladbach’s Marco Rose for next season, Terzić was not expected to stay, and many top-tier teams had their eyes on the 38-year-old manager. Luckily for Dortmund fans and players alike, it appears the German manager is perfectly happy to return to his role as the assistant once the season comes to an end. Despite that, several Bundesliga clubs will be keeping a close eye on the 38-year-old, after his triumphant cup win.
Though this current season has been a categorical success, it will be a summer of change in Frankfurt. With many question marks in mind, a new question emerges – what comes next for Die Adler? Will they be able to find new ways of flying at lofty heights, or will they come crashing down to Bundesliga mediocrity?
Currently sitting 5th place in the Bundesliga table, two points behind the final Champions League spot, Borussia Dortmund have had a disappointing season by the high standards of the club. The lack of competitiveness against the big Champions League sides have only made the transfer rumors surrounding their biggest star even louder and more constant. But the club is standing their ground and remaining consistent in their message – Erling Haaland is not for sale.
With Joshua Kimmich now firmly a midfielder and Trent Alexander-Arnold not in the best form this season, many regard Hakimi as the best right-back in the world. So even though he’s just moved to Inter, Achraf Hakimi would be the perfect fit for a Julian Nagelsmann styled Bayern Munich.
After failing to truly establish himself at two of Europe’s elite clubs, many wondered whether the hype regarding Silva back at 20-years old was too good to be true. Eintracht Frankfurt however were willing to take a shot at the striker, and ever since then he has re-established himself as one of the world’s best forwards. We analyze the race to sign Andre Silva and the best possible fit for the Portuguese striker.
After an abysmal season that left Schalke 04 relegated from the top flight, the Gelsenkirchen based team are demonstrating their ambition to do whatever it takes to get back into the Bundesliga. Having scored just 18 goals in 30 Bundesliga games this campaign, the Royal Blues desperately needed a new striker heading into next season. In Simon Terodde, they’ve found their man.
Last week, Hansi Flick announced his decision to leave Bayern Munich come the end of the season. The likeliest man to come in and replace him? – RB Leipzig’s Julian Nagelsmann. But how would Julian Nagelsmann revolutionize Bayern Munich? These are some of the German’s key principles of play and what he might add to die Roten next season.
On Saturday August 17, 2021, shortly after Bayern’s big 3-2 win over VFL Wolfsburg, Hansi Flick announced his decision to leave Bayern Munich at the end of the 2020-21 season. The news left the Bayern board reeling, and the club now having to navigate the final stretch of the season under the uncertainty of not knowing who their next manager will be. So who should be their next manager? Here are some of the top candidates.