Bayern Munich have agreed a deal to sign Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka in July, with the player completing a medical on Thursday.
Goretzka's deal at Schalke was due to expire in the summer and Bayern have won the race to sign the 22-year-old Germany international despite interest from Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United and Liverpool.
Schalke CEO Christian Heidel told a news conference: "Leon Goretzka informed us early this week that he wants to leave Schalke for Bayern. We noted it with...
Borussia Dortmund's Erik Durm is set for another spell on the sidelines after tearing an ankle ligament, the Bundesliga club said on Thursday.
Durm, 25, suffered the injury to his right ankle in training on Wednesday.
The defender had just returned to action after recovering from hip surgery in September. He had played in two club friendlies earlier this month and was named to the bench for Sunday's draw against Wolfsburg.
"The team has already wished him a speedy recovery," Dortmund said in a statement...
United States youngsters Zyen Jones and Chris Gloster have been on trial at Schalke, sources at the Bundesliga club have told ESPN FC.
The sources described 17-year-old attacker Jones, a product of Atlanta United's academy, as "definitely an interesting player."
New York Red Bulls product Gloster, also 17, started at left-back for the U.S. at the Under-17 World Cup. Jones has also played for the under-17 team, scoring twice at the CONCACAF U-17 Championship last year.
FIFA rules mean they would...