FEATURE | A closer examination of German football club structures & what Everton can expect from the appointment of Marcel Brands as a result

With the appointment of Marcel Brands as Director of Football at Everton, the Toffees are faced with a new role in their club’s hierarchy that few will be familiar with. For purposes of clarity, the term Director of Football on … Read more »

Michy Batshuayi to decide on Chelsea future after World Cup

Borussia Dortmund wants to make Michy Batshuayi’s loan move permanent, but the Belgium international will not decide on his future until after the World Cup, per HLN. The 24-year-old joined the Bundesliga club in January that saw Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang join … Read more »

Mainz hold talks to sign RB Leipzig defender Bernardo

With reports that Borussia Dortmund are to submit a €20 million bid for Abdou Diallo, Mainz are already preparing for the 2018/19 Bundesliga campaign without the Frenchman. Talks have taken played between Mainz and RB Leipzig for defender Bernardo, according … Read more »

Marco Reus on Lucien Favre: “He’s probably the best I’ve ever had.”

Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus will link up with former head coach Lucien Favre next season. The 28-year-old worked under Favre at Borussia Mönchengladbach. Speaking to the DFB website, Reus said: “I’ve had quite a few club coaches and among them, … Read more »

Official | FC Köln sign RB Leipzig defender Benno Schmitz

FC Köln have completed the signing of RB Leipzig defender Benno Schmitz. The 23-year-old has signed a four-year deal with the club after two seasons in Leipzig. “Benno is a very talented player who is calm on the ball, technically … Read more »

Lewis Holtby signs one year extension with Hamburg

Hamburg midfielder Lewis Holtby has extended his contract with the club by a further year, despite relegation into the 2. Bundesliga. His previous deal was due to end at the end of the season. A huge coup for HSV as … Read more »