Defending champions Real Madrid go up against German giants Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Champions League tonight. Group stage matches rarely comes bigger than this.
Borussia Dortmund have signed Mario Gotze back from Bayern Munich, after the German World Cup winner spent three years at the Bavarian club.
Mario Gotze would be a good fit at Liverpool FC if the Reds choose to sign the German this summer, believes former Bayern Munich manager Ottmar Hitzfeld.
An under-performing German outfit shared the spoils with Poland in their Euro 2016 Group C encounter on Thursday. German playmakers Mesut Ozil and Mario Gotze failed to live up to their billing, while striker Arkadiusz Milik missed an array of chances for Poland.
Germany take on Poland at the Stade de France in Paris in the second game of the group stage fixture, having already been off to a flying start beating Ukraine 2-0 courtesy of goals from centreback Mustafi and Schweinsteiger, both of whom are likely to be relegated to the bench for the upcoming fixture.
With a deal for Mario Gotze looking highly unlikely, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has reportedly turned his attention to Lille winger Soufiane Boufal.
Germany have the team to go all the way but the use of the personnel is equally important to achieve the goal. We take a look at the options available in the critical areas for Die Mannschaft.
Liverpool are set to make a £25 million bid for Southampton playmaker Sadio Mane after Mario Gotze claimed that he wants to stay at Bayern Munich.
Germany international Mario Gotze has dealt a huge blow to Liverpool's chances of signing him, as he pledged loyalty to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.
The Reds have been linked with a number of midfielders over the past week and if reports emerging from Germany are to be believed, World Cup winner Mario Gotze could be on his way to Anfield next week in a £20 million deal.