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Schalke adrift without a point as Champions League looms into view | Andy Brassell

Three defeats in three games have left Schalke 17th but the club have backed their young manager to turn things aroundWhatever Schalke might be lacking, they can be sure that they have a leader of substance. After the final whistle at Borussia Möncheng…

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PSG agree £33m deal for Schalke defender Thilo Kehrer

• Defender set to leave after six years at Bundesliga club• Germany Under-21 international won Euro 2017 competitionParis Saint-Germain have agreed a deal worth a reported £33m (€37m)to sign the Schalke defender Thilo Kehrer, with the Germany Under-21 …

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European roundup: Napoli win cuts Juve’s Serie A lead to four points

• Two sent off in first 15 minutes in Lazio’s 4-3 win at Fiorentina• Niko Kovac’s Eintracht Frankfurt reach German Cup finalNapoli twice came from behind to beat Udinese 4-2 and cut Juventus’s lead at the top of Serie A to four points after the Turin s…

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European roundup: Donnarumma dents Napoli title hopes with wonder save

• Last-gasp save earns Milan 0-0 draw at San Siro• Schalke see off Dortmund in Bundesliga derbyGianluigi Donnarumma produced a stunning save from Arkadiusz Milik in stoppage time as Milan held Napoli at the San Siro to further damage their opponents’ f…

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Survival expert Labbadia struggling to keep Wolfsburg from trapdoor | Andy Brassell

Wolfsburg’s continued plummet down the league has led to genuine fears they could finish bottom this seasonWhen Bruno Labbadia arrives in a new post, it’s with a certain label attached– that of relegation battle specialist, and it’s one well-earned in …

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Schalke’s Leon Goretzka gives Bayern Munich a glimpse of their future | Andy Brassell

Schalke midfielder will join Bayern in the summer and his display against them will have pleased home fans in MunichAt least he ended up with an assist from it. It was a whisker from being one of the goals of the season, as Leon Goretzka threw a bicycl…

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European roundup: Real Madrid go third thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick

• Real beat Real Socieded 5-2; second-placed Atlético beat Málaga• Robert Lewandowski equals record as Bayern go 18 points clearCristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid moved into third place following a 5-2 thumping of Real Sociedad at the …

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Germany midfielder Leon Goretzka agrees Bayern Munich move

• Goretzka will complete move from Schalke to Bayern on 1 July • Midfielder passed medical with Bundesliga champions on ThursdayLeon Goretzka will join Bayern Munich from Schalke in the summer after agreeing a contract and passing a medical with the Bu…

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European roundup: Naby Keïta scores in RB Leipzig’s win against Schalke

• Liverpool-bound player helps Leipzig go second with 3-1 victory• Bundesliga strugglers Stuttgart end losing run by beating Hertha BerlinNaby Keïta was among the scorers as RB Leipzig moved above Schalke and into second place in the Bundesliga with a …

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Bayern Munich confirm interest in Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka

• Germany international can leave on a free in the summer• Liverpool have been linked with a move for the playerBayern Munich have confirmed their interest in the highly rated Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka.The 22-year-old Germany international, who …

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Schalke’s historic comeback leaves Bosz on the brink in Dortmund | Andy Brassell

For a few weeks Borussia Dortmund’s problem has clearly been confidence, but that won’t have been helped by the remarkable 4-4 draw with SchalkeThe 151st Revierderby was, and will continue to be, notable for a number of reasons. Perhaps chief among the…

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Football transfer rumours: Arsenal to sign Leon Goretzka from Schalke?

Today’s fluff is only just warming upAfter a busman’s holiday to Gelsenkirchen proved so fruitful in landing Sead Kolasinac in the summer, Arsène Wenger has tasked Arsenal’s new recruitment head honcho, Sven Mislintat, with wooing his former team-mate …

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Football transfer rumours: Mesut Özil returning home to Schalke?

Today’s tell-all is an insect in amberPoor Tony Pulis. The former West Bromwich Albion manager had barely cleared his locker of chewing gum and club shop caps before a line of potential successors started forming at the Hawthorns. Right at the front, j…

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Football transfer rumours: Mesut Özil returning home to Schalke?

Today’s tell-all is an insect in amberPoor Tony Pulis. The former West Bromwich Albion manager had barely cleared his locker of chewing gum and club shop caps before a line of potential successors started forming at the Hawthorns. Right at the front, j…

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European roundup: James Rodríguez inspires Bayern to Bundesliga summit

• On loan Real Madrid forward scores and assists in 3-0 win at Schalke
• Internazionale go top of Serie A despite surrendering 100% record

James Rodríguez made a stunning full debut for Bayern Munich as the Bundesliga champions returned to top spot for at least 24 hours with a 3-0 win at Schalke, while there was a change of leadership in Serie A, too, though Internazionale will be far less happy with only drawing 1-1 at Bologna, surrendering their 100% record.

For Bayern, Rodríguez scored one goal and had a hand in both the others as his side continued to ease the pressure on Carlo Ancelotti. The Italian coach came under fire after a recent loss at Hoffenheim but Tuesday’s result means Bayern have responded by scoring 10 goals without reply in their last three games.

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Transfer window: six underrated players who should be attracting more interest

Transfer fees have gone crazy this summer but players such as Malcom, Idrissa Gueye, Ricardo Pereira and Nabil Fekir could have been good value signings

By Martin Laurence for WhoScored?, part of the Guardian Sport Network

There are always a few players who dominate the conversation during any transfer window. Neymar, Naby Keïta, Kylian Mbappé and Alexis Sánchez have attracted a lot of the hysteria this summer, leaving other talented players to fly under the radar for one reason or another. Here are six players who have been mystifyingly overlooked this summer.

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Football transfer rumours: Liverpool in for Schalke’s Benedikt Höwedes?

Today’s rumours are going for a Vietnamese

And on it meanders. Reports on the ongoing soap opera that is Philippe Coutinho’s seemingly inevitable transfer to Barcelona has taken another turn with reports suggesting that, far from conceding defeat in their pursuit of the Brazilian playmaker, the Spanish club has bid £101m for him, with the possibility of a further £37m in what Sky Sports say are “easily achievable” add-ons pertaining to his future appearances in the Champions League.

Related: Southampton maintain Van Dijk stance as Wesley Hoedt checks in at the club

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Sead Kolasinac: ‘I followed Arsenal as a boy in the days of Jens Lehmann’ – video

Sead Kolasinac has signed a five-year deal with Arsenal, joining on a free transfer. The Bosnia-Herzegovina international will become an Arsenal player on 1 July when the transfer window opens. His move to the Premier League comes after spending six ye…

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Arsenal beat Everton in race to sign Schalke’s Sead Kolasinac

• Bosnia and Herzegovina left-back had spoken with Everton
• Highly-rated 23-year-old will arrive on a free transfer in the summer

Arsenal have beaten Everton to the signature of Schalke’s Bosnia and Herzegovina defender Sead Kolasinac.

The 23-year-old looked set to move to Goodison Park on a free transfer following the expiry of his contract with Schalke in June and having been in advanced talks with Everton officials. However, Arsenal have stolen in to seal a deal for the highly rated left-back after agreeing to offer the player a salary in excess of that he would have received on Merseyside.

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Lyon’s Europa League tie with Besiktas delayed after violence erupts in stands

• Crowd trouble forces fans to flee on to pitch for safety
• Europa League quarter-final first leg was delayed by 45 minutes

Football was left scarred by another sickening night of violence as supporters fought in the stands and fans raced to the pitch for safety before Lyon’s Europa League tie with Besiktas.

The first leg of the quarter-final was delayed for 45 minutes after punches, projectiles and firecrackers were thrown at the Parc OL. Both teams were forced to leave the field as fans spilled on to the playing surface before kick-off, with the Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas even going into the crowd in a desperate effort to calm tensions.

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