A German FA (DFB) plan to grant China's under-20 team a place in one of Germany's regional fourth divisions, the Regionalliga, has been described as "a circus" by the president of one of the fourth-tier clubs.
Only 19 teams have qualified for the regional southwest division of Germany's fourth tier, and to even out the fixture list the DFB has invited China's U20 team to join.
The move would allow China to prepare for the 2020 Olympics, but Oberhausen's Hajo Sommers told Reviersport: "The league...
Eintracht Frankfurt have said they are "irritated" that Alex Meier failed to inform them about the severity of an ankle injury sustained while working out on holiday in Florida.
Meier, 34, had surgery on the ankle last week and will be unavailable for two months while he recovers.
But, while wishing their attacker a "speedy recovery," the club also noted that Meier failed to fulfil his obligations as a Frankfurt employee.
"The player and his agent informed Eintracht Frankfurt's sporting hierarchy...
Emil Forsberg's agent has reiterated his client has no desire to stay at RB Leipzig and instead "wants to make the next step in his career."
Forsberg, 25, was one of the star players in the Bundesliga last season setting up 22 goals and scoring a further eight as Leipzig finished second, only behind runaway champions Bayern Munich.
However, despite the guarantee of playing Champions League football next season and a valid contract through to 2022, the Sweden international has been linked with a...
Mainz have signed former Germany international goalkeeper Rene Adler on a two-year contract.
The 32-year-old was a free agent after opting to end his five-year stay with fellow Bundesliga club Hamburg.
"The change to Mainz is for me the right step at the right time, the quiet and concentrated atmosphere in the club fits me," Adler told Mainz's official website. "I have the feeling that something exciting can arise here.
"I am glad that we could reach agreement so quickly and am already looking...