Barcelona failed in a bid to land talented Bayern Munich teenager Timothy Tillman, according to the player's agent.
Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel has condemned the club's fans after the violence seen ahead of Saturday's game against RB Leipzig.
"What really helps now is patience, diligence and hard work," Tuchel said. "I am convinced that we'll need him."
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Hakan Calhanoglu has offered to give up his complete Bayer Leverkusen salary including all bonuses for the duration of his four-month FIFA ban.
DFB president Reinhard Grindel has said the attacks on Leipzig fans before their game at Dortmund must be the trigger Germany's culture of violence.