At only 24 and a FIFA World Cup winning goal to his name, Mario Gotze brings a wealth of experience to Dortmund.
After three seasons in southern Germany, Mario Gotze has returned to his boyhood club in Borussia Dortmund.
Some club owners want UEFA to do more with the Champions League in order to drive up money. Look at the NFL, they say. But it's a bad comparison.
Cristiano Ronaldo is mired in a scoring slump. Is this a blip on the radar for the legend, or evidence of a permanent trend?
Roger Schmidt is an undeniable asset as manager but Bayer Leverkusen's dismal form and Schmidt's stubbornness are causing problems.
Barcelona have been dealt more bad news in defence with the confirmation that Jeremy Mathieu suffered a calf injury in Tuesday's 1-0 Catalan Super Cup