Tag Archives: Germany
RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig youth focus an exciting antidote to the hate

RB Leipzig’s model make them arguably the most hated club in Germany, but it’s not all bad, writes Sam McGuire, with a look at the club’s youth strategy and exciting emerging talent… RB Leipzig are, rightly or wrongly, the most hated club in Germany. They go against everything a traditional German club stands for. They’re viewed […]

Bundesliga best young talents

From Liverpool’s new stopper to Leroy Sane: Grading our #JF60 10 best Bundesliga young players of 2015/16

The #JF60 is our annual special feature on Just Football bringing you the best young footballers in Europe across six major leagues. Before we release our Class of 2017 later this week – the 10 best young players to watch in the Bundesliga 2016/17 – how did our Bundesliga Class of 2015/16 get on? Just Football editor-in-chief […]

Renato Sanches

Renato Sanches, Alen Halilovic, Naby Keita… 14 Bundesliga summer transfers to get excited about

They’ve kept us waiting over in Germany but the Bundesliga 2016/17 season finally kicks off this weekend. After a round of DFB German Cup action last weekend and the curtain-raising Super Cup, won by Bayern Munich, the league’s 18 teams are back for another year of action in what should be a fascinating (if Pep-less) […]

Bartosz Kapustka

Euro 2016 Transfers: Bartosz Kapustka and 23 players whose Euro form put them in the shop window

Euro 2016 may be done and dusted but it’s not quite forgotten. Despite the lack of classic matches the Euros had its fair share of excellent team and individual performances, and those quality individual displays have put some of the tournament’s star players in the shop window. Transfers based on international tournament performances can be hit […]

Leroy Sane Manchester City

Manchester City confirm £37m Leroy Sane signing: Everything you need to know

Manchester City have confirmed their fifth summer transfer under Pep Guardiola, as Leroy Sane arrives from Schalke 04. Sane, 20, has been reported as a target for City since Guardiola’s appointment and with the 2016/17 season less than two weeks away the new City boss has finally got his man. It’s time to #WelcomeLeroy to City! […]

Mario Gotze Borussia Dortmund

Homeward Bound: Four reasons why Borussia Dortmund return will revive Mario Gotze’s career

They often say that going back to your old club is rarely a success. But after a tough couple of seasons at Bayern Munich Mario Götze will be hoping that a return to Borussia Dortmund can kick-start his career. Still only 24, Götze has struggled with injuries and form since scoring the winning goal in the […]


Liverpool: How Jürgen Klopp is squad building for less than a Paul Pogba – and why that’s a good thing

With the copious amounts of money now being pumped into the Premier League the temptation for many managers must be to go on a Football Manager-esque spending spree. I’m sure many of you have done it; your chairman gives you £100 million and you spend 80% of it on a striker, not because you need […]

Jerome Boateng

Mesut Ozil and brilliant Jerome Boateng among top five players in Euro 2016 Group C

Our wrap of the top five players from each group at Euro 2016 continues now on Just Football, with Group C (see Group A’s top five players here and Group B’s here). Germany topped the group but they didn’t have it all their own way, finishing level on points with Poland. Meanwhile Northern Ireland managed […]

Andres Iniesta

Euro 2016: Toni Kroos and Andres Iniesta lead midfield maestros taking centre stage

by Adam Boufkir Europe may have its much-publicised differences politically but it seems there are clear similarities among the nations at this year’s European Championships when it comes to developing technical players. The need for composed players in midfield who can dictate the pace of a game has never been more important in European football, with midfielders taking […]