Watzke: Reus can become icon

Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke says he wants Marco Reus to stay at Signal-Iduna Park and become a club icon. The Germany international has been heavily linked with a move away from his hometown club, with Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Liverpool and Manchester United among a host of clubs said to

Lewandowski: Best yet to come

New Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski insists he is yet to hit top form despite a blistering start to life in Bavaria. The former Borussia Dortmund front man joined the Allianz Arena outfit on a free transfer, having already agreed a contract in January. And he has wasted no time settling down

Immobile earns BVB plaudits

New Borussia Dortmund striker Ciro Immobile has already started to earn the plaudits of his manager and team-mates. The Italy international recently joined up with the Dortmund squad for pre-season training and has been impressing those around him. The 24-year-old was the top goalscorer in the Seria A last season with 22

Piazon loaned to Frankfurt

Chelsea have officially confirmed that youngster Lucas Piazon has joined Bundesliga outfit Eintracht Frankfurt on a season-long loan. The 20-year-old joined the Blues in January 2012 and has enjoyed two loan spells at Malaga and last season at Vitesse Arnheim. The Brazilian made 29 league appearances in the Eredivisie last year, scoring

Pep: Ribery nearing return

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has revealed he hopes to welcome winger Franck Ribery back from injury in the Telekom Cup this weekend. The Bavarians travel to Hamburg to play Borussia Monchengladbach in the pre-season tournament on Saturday and Ribery is expected to be included in the matchday squad after resuming