Alen Halilovic has not been included in Hamburg's DFB Pokal squad as the Bundesliga strugglers seek to avoid an upset at third-tier side Halle.
Bayer Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt has been fined €15,000 and banned for two matches after calling Hoffenheim boss Julian Nagelsmann a "nutcase."
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Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are set to resume their annual battle for the Ballon d'Or after both were named in the list of 30 nominees.
ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno and Ross Dyer ponder where Renato Sanches' career will go after winning the Golden Boy Award.
Christensen, 20, is in the second season of a two-year loan deal with Monchengladbach and has been a regular starter for the club.