Tag: Borussia Dortmund

LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 08: Manuel Akanji of Borussia Dortmund in action during the Bundesliga match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund at BayArena on February 08, 2020 in Leverkusen, Germany. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Arsenal considering move for Bundesliga centre-back after talks in last 2 windows

Arsenal are considering a move for Manuel Akanji this summer, after concrete talks for the Borussia Dortmund player in the last two transfer windows.
Bukayo Saka of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on March 07, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Borussia Dortmund want move for Arsenal teenager amid contract extension uncertainty

Borussia Dortmund are considering a move for Bukayo Saka amid his current contract extension uncertainty, according to reports.
NANJING, CHINA - JULY 24: Merih Demiral of Juventus and Joao Mario of FC Internazionale in aaction during the International Champions Cup match between Juventus and FC Internazionale at the Nanjing Olympic Center Stadium on July 24, 2019, in Nanjing, China. (Photo by Yifan Ding/Getty Images)

Leicester City submit bid for Arsenal-linked defender: Have to respond quickly

Leicester City and Borussia Dortmund have both bid for Arsenal-linked Juventus centre-back Merih Demiral, according to reports in Italy.
DUBLIN, IRELAND - SEPTEMBER 05: Granit Xhaka of Switzerland ahead of the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Switzerland at Aviva Stadium on September 05, 2019 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Granit Xhaka will 100% leave Arsenal in January according to one journalist

Granit Xhaka will '100%' leave Arsenal in January, according to one journalist, with a number of potential buyers on the cards.

Italian media: Arsenal ‘back in the race’ for Ismael Bennacer

Arsenal are back in the race for their former player Ismael Bennacer, according to reports in Italy.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - APRIL 13: Dan-Axel Zagadou of Borussia Dortmund looks on from the bench prior to the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and 1. FSV Mainz 05 at Signal Iduna Park on April 13, 2019 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Arsenal hoping to take advantage of Borussia Dortmund ‘oversupply’ problem

Arsenal have reportedly placed Borussia Dortmund's Dan-Axel Zagadou on their shortlist despite being aware of the fact they probably can't afford him.
Arsenal's French defender Laurent Koscielny acknowledges the public at the end of the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg football match Napoli vs Arsenal on April 18, 2019 at the San Paolo stadium in Naples. (Photo by Andreas SOLARO / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal trying to sell another club captain: Borussia Dortmund interested

Arsenal want to get rid of Laurent Koscielny this summer, with Borussia Dortmund interested in signing him, according to reports in Germany.
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Arsenal interest causes Mario Gotze to stall on Borussia Dortmund extension

Mario Gotze is stalling on a contract extension with Borussia Dortmund amid interest from Arsenal, according to reports in Germany.
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Borussia Dortmund star stalling on contract extension amid Arsenal interest

Mario Gotze is stalling on a contract extension with Borussia Dortmund amid interest from Arsenal, according to reports in Germany.
Genk's Leandro Trossard celebrate after scoring during a soccer match between RC Genk and Club Brugge, Sunday 14 April 2019 in Genk, on day 4 (out of 10) of the Play-off 1 of the 'Jupiler Pro League' Belgian soccer championship. BELGA PHOTO JASPER JACOBS

€15m Arsenal target close to Bundesliga club transfer: Gunners still in the running

Leandro Trossard is edging closer to a move to Borussia Monchengladbach after their recent influx of cash thanks to the sale of Thorgan Hazard, according to reports in Belgium.

Barcelona planning to sell Arsenal-linked winger to the Premier League

FC Barcelona are planning to sell 22-year-old winger Malcom to the Premier League, despite interest from Borussia Dortmund, according to reports in Spain.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Arsenal FC at Vicarage Road on April 15, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Dortmund tried to bring Arsenal star back but his future is with Gunners

Borussia Dortmund tried to bring Henrikh Mkhitaryan back to the Signal Iduna Park, but his future is with Arsenal, according to reports in Italy.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Arsenal FC at Vicarage Road on April 15, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Boost as UEFA set to support Arsenal in player ban case

UEFA are planning to support Arsenal attempts to obtain a visa for Henrikh Mkhitaryan if the Gunners reach the Europa League final, despite the Armenia star facing a ban from the country.
NUREMBERG, GERMANY - OCTOBER 20: Reiss Nelson of 1899 Hoffenheim runs with the ball during the Bundesliga match between 1. FC Nuernberg and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Max-Morlock-Stadion on October 20, 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Reiss Nelson features in three-goal comeback against Borussia Dortmund

Reiss Nelson featured in a three-goal comeback against Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, as Hoffenheim snatched a draw despite being 3-0 down with less than 20 minutes to go.
MOENCHENGLADBACH, GERMANY - JANUARY 26: Matthias Ginter of Moenchengladbach passes the ball during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and FC Augsburg at Borussia-Park on January 26, 2019 in Moenchengladbach, Germany. (Photo by Juergen Schwarz/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Arsenal already scouting star for summer move: Sven Mislintat's final recommendation?

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are scouting Borussia Monchengladbach centre-back Matthias Ginter ahead of a potential summer move, according to reports.

Bundesliga club believe Arsenal are preparing €50m+ bid for promising star

Borussia Dortmund are waiting for a bid for Christian Pulisic from Arsenal, who could move for the 20-year-old partly on the basis of his commercial value in the United States.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 28: Christian Pulisic of Dortmund runs with the ball during the Group A match of the UEFA Champions League between Borussia Dortmund and Club Brugge at Signal Iduna Park on November 28, 2018 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

Liverpool offer Borussia Dortmund £10m more than Arsenal for 20-year-old

Liverpool are reportedly on the verge of bringing Borussia Dortmund’s Christian Pulisic to the club in January after they bid £45m for a player...
CARDIFF, WALES - SEPTEMBER 02: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal with Mesut Ozil during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Arsenal FC at Cardiff City Stadium on September 2, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Former AC Milan director admits he was desperate to sign Aubameyang before Arsenal

Former AC Milan sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli has admitted that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was his 'only target' last year, but the deal never went through.
Aubameyang and Nacho Monreal

Spurs turned down signing Aubameyang: He's scored 4 in 5 against them since

Arsenal have their own version of the Harry Kane rejection story in the form of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who Tottenham Hotspur foolishly turned down in 2012.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - DECEMBER 21: Defendant Sergej W. (R, seated) is watched by his his lawyer Carl W. Heydenreich (L) as he gets his handcuffs unlocked after arriving at the district court during the trial for the bombing of the Borussia Dortmund bus on December 21, 2017 in Dortmund, Germany. 28-year-old Sergej W. is facing charges of attempted murder for allegedly detonating homemade bombs next to the BVB Dortmund team bus as they travelled to their UEFA Champions League match against Monaco in an attempt to trigger a fall in the football club's shares. (Photo by Friedmann Vogel - Pool/Getty Images)

Borussia Dortmund bus attacker jailed for 14 years

The man who attacked Borussia Dortmund’s bus ahead of thier Champions League tie last season has been sentenced to 14 years in jail in Germany.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Youssoufa Moukoko of Dortmund celebrates scoring the 2:0 goal during the U17 - B Juniors match between Borussia Dortmund U17 and Bayer Leverkusen U17 on June 10, 2018 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Mika Volkmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

22 goals, 12 games ‘greatest talent in German football’ hails Aubameyang guidance

14-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko is a name you will be hearing a lot more of in the future and the kid called “probably the greatest talent in German football” by the media hails Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as ‘a big brother’ even though he is now in London.

Sven Mislintat advises Arsenal make 'strong commitment' to signing 23-year-old star

Sven Mislintat has advised Arsenal to make a move for Borussia Dortmund star Julian Weigl, taking advantage of the midfielder's lack of game time this season.
CARDIFF, WALES - SEPTEMBER 02: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal with Mesut Ozil during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Arsenal FC at Cardiff City Stadium on September 2, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Stats prove this Arsenal striker is now more clinical than ever

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has reached new levels with his chance conversion rates this year, continuing his fantastic goalscoring form with a brace on Monday.
Arsenal FC v Manchester City - Premier League

Lorient president admits Guendouzi chose Arsenal himself: Turned down PSG and Dortmund

Matteo Guendouzi turned down Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund over the summer, according to reports, with Lorient club president Loic Fery confirming it was the player's choice to join Arsenal.
during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on May 9, 2018 in Leicester, England.

Former manager admits club almost sold star Arsenal forward to China

Former Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Bosz has revealed that they almost sold Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to a Chinese club last summer, before the striker eventually moved to Arsenal in January.
SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)

Official: Arsenal sign 30-year-old in £16m deal

Arsenal have signed Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos in a £16m deal, making him the club's first senior acquisition of the summer window.
SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)

Exciting Arsenal transfer target completes medical: Only official announcement remains

Sokratis Papastathopoulos has completed his medical with Arsenal, ahead of the imminent official announcement of his transfer.
SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)

Arsenal closing in on another transfer: Medical scheduled, fee agreed

Arsenal are close to signing Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund, with a medical scheduled in the coming days, according to reports.
SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)

'It's going to happen' Sporting director confirms key player will join Arsenal

Michael Zorc told Revier Sport that Sokratis Papastathopoulos will be joining Arsenal but that the deal is not quite complete just yet.
SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)

Borussia Dortmund sign replacement for ‘Arsenal-bound’ 30-year-old

Borussia Dortmund’s director of football, Michael Zorc, has confirmed that the club will sign Abdou Diallo to replace Sokratis Papastathopoulos who is heading to Arsenal.

Sven Mislintat target chooses to join Bundesliga club: €30m, 5-year contract

Mainz defender Abdou Diallo has chosen to join Borussia Dortmund this summer, despite interest from Arsenal and Lyon, deciding he'd prefer to stay in the Bundesliga.
Freiburg´s Turkish defender Caglar Soyuncu reacts after the German first division Bundesliga football match of Borussia Dortmund vs SC Freiburg in Dortmund, western Germany, on September 23, 2016. / AFP / PATRIK STOLLARZ

SSN reporter: One Arsenal signing 'agreed', another close - Not Torreira

Sky Sports News reporter Dharmesh Sheth claims Arsenal have agreed a deal for Sokratis Papastathopoulos, to be announced in July, and Caglar Soyuncu is next.
Borussia Dortmund v 1. FSV Mainz 05 - Bundesliga

Arsenal 'open talks' to sign talented 26-year-old midfielder

Arsenal have made first contact with Borussia Dortmund over the summer transfer of Mario Gotze, according to reports.
Borussia Dortmund v 1. FSV Mainz 05 - Bundesliga

Arsenal now 'favourites' to sign £18m Bundesliga midfielder

Arsenal are favourites to sign Mario Gotze ahead of a number of their Premier League rivals, according to today's reports.
Borussia Dortmund v 1. FSV Mainz 05 - Bundesliga

Arsenal interested in signing yet another Dortmund player after Sokratis

Arsenal are well on their way to completing their Borussia Dortmund tribute act, with new interest in Mario Gotze emerging on Thursday morning.
Nice's Ivorian midfielder Jean Michael Seri (L) vies with Lokomotiv's Anton Miranchuk (L) during the UEFA Europa League football match between Nice and Lokomotiv Moscow on February 15, 2018, at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, southeastern France. / AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE

Negotiations for £35m Arsenal target at an 'advanced stage' following Chelsea hijacking

Chelsea's negotiations to sign 'Arsenal target' Jean Michael Seri from Nice are at an 'advanced stage', according to reports in Germany.
SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)

Player's father leaks son's Arsenal contract details and admits he snubbed Manchester United

Sokratis Papastathopoulos' father, Charalambos, revealed all the details of his son's move to Arsenal on Monday, whilst speaking on Greek radio.
SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - MARCH 15: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Dortmund gestures during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, 2nd leg match between FC Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund at the Red Bull Arena on March 15, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images,)

Arsenal target set for medical this week ahead of £15m transfer

Sokratis Papastathopoulos is set for his Arsenal medical this week, ahead of a £15m transfer from Borussia Dortmund, according to reports in Germany.

Arsenal set to make first summer signing: €20m fee, 2-year contract

Arsenal are set to sign Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos, with the German club already searching for a successor, according to reports in the country.

€20m Bundesliga star will sign for Arsenal according to reliable German outlet

Dortmund defender Sokratis is close to joining Arsenal for a fee in the region of €20m, according to German outlet Bild.