Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde will make a late decision on whether to include Lionel Messi for Tuesday’s Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund.
Jadon Sancho is putting all the background noise about his future to one side as the teenage star looks to bring success to Borussia Dortmund and England.
Borussia Dortmund head coach Lucien Favre bemoaned his side’s impatience after they suffered a shock 3-1 defeat at Bundesliga newcomers Union Berlin.
Marius Bulter bagged a brace as Union Berlin claimed a first ever Bundesliga victory with a stirring upset of title challengers Borussia Dortmund at the Alte Forsterei.
Table leaders Borussia Dortmund will be without winger Thorgan Hazard as they head to the capital to face Union Berlin for the first time in Bundesliga history.
England international Jadon Sancho scored for the second time in as many Bundesliga matches as Borussia Dortmund came from behind to secure a 3-1 victory against Cologne on Friday night.
What the papers say Danish Superliga’s Nordsjaelland have made Liverpool an offer for talented young striker Bobby Duncan, the Daily Mail reports. The 18-year-old was included in Reds manager Jurgen Klopp’s pre-season plans. But the Danish club have offered him regular football and are willing to pay his wages in full for the upcoming season. Duncan, who is Steven Gerrard’s cousin, scored 32 goals for the Liverpool academy last year following his arrival from Manchester City the season before.
Chelsea teenager Ethan Ampadu’s loan to RB Leipzig is the latest in a number of moves British players have made to the Bundesliga.
Liverpool’s pre-season preparations were dealt a blow after they were beaten 3-2 by Borussia Dortmund in the first match of their US tour.
What the papers say Newcastle are drawing up a shortlist to replace Rafael Benitez, with Porto boss Sergio Conceicao among those being considered for the manager’s job, the Mail says. St James’ Park officials have been in touch with 44-year-old Conceicao, who is reportedly not ruling out the prospect of a move, the paper says.
Premier League rumours: Tottenham eye Marco Reus, Julian Nagelsmann tipped to replace Wenger at Arsenal, Hazard could sign new Chelsea deal soon
BORUSSIA Dortmund's Marco Reus is on the radar of Tottenham amid reports the 28-year-old is stalling over a new deal at the German club, the Mirror says.