Bayer Leverkusen have signed Germany international Sven Bender from Borussia Dortmund for a reported €15 million fee.
Matthias Sammer has said Bayern Munich would have performed better last season if they had filled the vacant sporting director position.
Liverpool's pursuit of RB Leipzig's Naby Keita has been dealt a blow after the Bundesliga side effectively warned off the Premier League club.
Aubameyang's transfer saga continues to stagnate, but Gab Marcotti thinks rumours of Chelsea interest holds little weight.
James Rodriguez described his loan move to Bayern Munich as a chance to win more trophies after leaving Real Madrid.
Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben will miss this month's summer tour of China and Singapore through injury, the club announced on Wednesday.