How far can RB Leipzig go? The Bundesliga new-boys’ spectacular start to the season has brought comparisons with last year’s Premier League champions, Leicester City. Though obvious differences (not least the level of fan support and financial backing), Leipzig sit comfortably at the top of the table heading into match day 12 after six straight 

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Having taking over the managerial helm this past June at OGC Nice, Lucien Favre has already imposed his style of play at Le Gym, without making waves, and while in demand of higher profile European clubs. Quietly, OGC Nice sit comfortably on the podium of the Ligue 1 this season. Arriving freshly in the south 

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The debut installment of a new column about everything Bundesliga titled, “The Bundesliga Babbel”, by the insightful Victor Charnetsky. As World Cup Qualifying week ends, and Germany started qualifying with a clinical 3-0 win at Norway, die Mannschaft also bids farewell to one of their stalwarts, Bastian Schweinsteiger, last Wednesday winning a friendly match vs 

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Borussia Dortmund have confirmed the acquisition of German international Andre Schurrle from Bundesliga opponents Wolfsburg. Although an official figure is yet to be released by the club, reliable sources in Germany depict the transfer to be around £26.9 million or €32 million, making him Dortmund’s most expensive signing of all time. The 25-year old becomes 

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Manchester United have announced through their official website that Guillermo Varela has joined Eintracht Frankfurt on a season long loan for an undisclosed fee. This becomes Jose Mourinho’s first act involving the departure of a player since his appointment as manager, and is in stark contrast to Louis van Gaal’s reign which began with selling 

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For a while now Mario Gotze has been linked with a move back to his former club Borussia Dortmund, but the return now looks odds on to come to fruition sooner rather than later. Hans-Joachim Watzke – Dortmund’s Chief Executive – disclosed earlier in the week that no agreement had been arrived at, but his 

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To love, one has to hate, and in football one cannot love without hating. It is this immeasurable, deep rooted love for a club that propels one to utterly and completely despise a rival club. The North London derby is driven by the mutual love and loathe from both sets of fan, and the same 

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Medhi Benatia has successfully completed a switch away from the Allianz Arena after agreeing personal terms with the Italian champions Juventus. The loan spell – which cost £2.5 million- will be for the entire season with the additional option of a permanent transfer for £14.3 million over the next two years. The Moroccan makes his 

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Bayern Munich celebrated a fourth Bundesliga title in a row on Saturday, albeit without beer, with a 1-2 win at Ingolstadt, but by Tuesday the work was being put in place to secure a fifth. Pep Guardiola, the manager who has delivered the last three triumphs, will leave for Manchester City this summer but the 

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Joshua Kimmich has emerged on the scene in tremendous fashion at the Allianz Arena this season. The 21-year-old’s stunning display against Borussia Dortmund last weekend has got the footballing world talking. So how far can Kimmich go at Bayern Munich? The versatile midfielder, who began his senior career at VfB Stuttgart, made his Bayern debut 

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The Gladbach captain made his 2016 debut for Die Fohlen vs Hamburg after serving a three-match ban for a red card given in Gladbach’s final game of the Hinrunde vs Darmstadt. In the lead up to this match, much of the discussion regarding Granit Xhaka revolved around not only this much anticipated start but also 

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The arrival of Jürgen Klopp at Liverpool coupled with the relative struggles of Mario Götze in Munich has somewhat inevitably lead to suggestions that the pair could reunite at Anfield in the near future. While a January move is highly unlikely, this has the potential to be one of the biggest transfer stories of the 

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The 23 year old has been at the Weserstadion for almost a year now having made the €2.5million move from Hoffenheim last January and has really thrived on the pressure of playing for a bigger club in front of much bigger crowds.   Breakthrough year 2015 was certainly his breakthrough year as a footballer having 

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Borussia Mönchengladbach were one of the sides to really shake up the natural order in the Bundesliga last season and they are looking good to repeat the trick this time around. At the half-way mark in the season Gladbach are in fourth place and right in the mix for securing another crack at the UEFA 

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