Wolfsburg have completed the signing of Schalke midfielder Julian Draxler.
Draxler, 21, joins the DFB Pokal holders for a fee believed to be around €36 million, plus add-ons.
The Germany international, who can play on the wing and in a more central role, had been linked with a transfer to Juventus throughout the summer, but has opted to remain in the Bundesliga instead.
Schalke have denied that Julian Draxler is set to join Wolfsburg but suggested they have received bids for the Germany international from both Die Wolfe and Juventus.
La Gazzetta dello Sport reported on Saturday that Juve were close to agreeing a deal in the region of €25 million up front for Draxler after long negotiations that saw Schalke end discussions with the Italian club earlier in the summer.
However, it was later reported that Wolfsburg -- looking to replace Manchester City-bound midfielder...
Bayer Leverkusen director of sport Rudi Voller has said Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg would have preferred to join his club rather than Schalke, but Bayern Munich vetoed the move.
The Danish midfielder joined Schalke on loan until the end of the season after a move to Leverkusen fell through.
Voller told ZDF television it had been Bayern's decision to send the player to Gelsenkirchen, against his own preference.
"We would have loved to have had him here and he really wanted to come to us, but Bayern chose...
Wolfsburg moved to the top of the Bundesliga, at least for a night, with a commanding 3-0 win over Schalke without two key players who appear to have made their last appearances for the club.
Goals from Bas Dost, Ricardo Rodriguez and Timm Klose helped the Wolves get over the impending departures of Kevin De Bruyne and Ivan Perisic, with Schalke powerless to prevent their first defeat of the season.
The win took Dieter Hecking's men a point clear of Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen,...