Previous
West Ham United
Lusitanos
6:45 PM GMT
Leg 1
Game Details
Shkëndija 79
Aberdeen
7:05 PM GMT
Leg 1
Game Details
Corinthians
AA Ponte Preta
10:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Figueirense FC
Goiás EC
10:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Fluminense FC
Santos FC
12:00 AM GMT Jul 3, 2015
Game Details
Next

Castro joins Dortmund

Transfers
Read
Eintracht FrankfurtEintracht Frankfurt
Bayer LeverkusenBayer Leverkusen
2
1
FT
Game Details

Dortmund set to pay Castro clause

Transfers
Read
Bayer LeverkusenBayer Leverkusen
TSG HoffenheimTSG Hoffenheim
2
0
FT
Game Details
Borussia MonchengladbachBorussia Monchengladbach
Bayer LeverkusenBayer Leverkusen
3
0
FT
Game Details

Liverpool targeting Son - agent

Transfers
Read
Bayer LeverkusenBayer Leverkusen
Bayern MunichBayern Munich
2
0
FT
Game Details
FC CologneFC Cologne
Bayer LeverkusenBayer Leverkusen
1
1
FT
Game Details

Leverkusen confident on De Bruyne deal

Kevin de Bruyne looks set to join Bayer Leverkusen on loan next season, according to club CEO Wolfgang Holzhauser.

De Bruyne is yet to make a competitive appearance for Chelsea
Bayer Leverkusen are eager to sign Kevin de Bruyne on loan

Chelsea loanee De Bruyne, 21, has attracted a number of suitors after enjoying an impressive campaign at Werder Bremen.

Both Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund are interested in acquiring his services for next season, but Holzhauser is confident that his side now lead the race for the Belgium international.

“We assume that we will be able to take him on loan. In no case do Chelsea want to sell him,” he told kicker.

This would appear to end Dortmund’s hopes of signing the midfielder, who were reportedly ready to offer €15 million to Chelsea for a permanent transfer.

A loan deal with Leverkusen would make way for Andre Schurrle to move in the opposite direction to Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea are believed to have already agreed a deal with the German club, however, Holzhauser has denied this is the case.

“Primarily we are interested in keeping Andre,” he said. “We will only let him leave if we have alternatives.”

The Leverkusen chief did say, though, that negotiations between the two clubs were progressing well.

Meanwhile, Leverkusen top scorer Stefan Kiessling has told Sport 1 he is not worried about the possible departure of Schurrle.

“Over the past few years we have lost good players every once in a while, but then a new one comes in,” he said. “That’s football. We will for sure find the right man again.”

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.