Jadon Sancho joins Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in illustrious group of footballers to register over 15 goals AND assists in a single season since 2006/07

2 Jun

Make no mistake, Jadon Sancho is the real deal. His performance against Paderborn at the weekend showed just that. With an explosive burst of pace and a devastating finish to match, the England winger is proving to the world he may well be football’s next superstar for the next 10 years. His record this season […]

Transfer update: Liverpool urged to move quickly to land ‘bargain’ Timo Werner, while Manchester United are given Jadon Sancho warning

2 Jun

Liverpool have been urged to act quickly to snap up Timo Werner at a bargain price, before RB Leipzig can start ‘naming their price’ for the striker. The Reds have been strongly linked with a move for the Germany international, with reports claiming Jurgen Klopp has even been in contact with him in recent months […]

Liverpool and Manchester United transfer target Kai Havertz compared to Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane by Bayer Leverkusen assistant coach Marcel Daum

2 Jun

Kai Havertz has been likened to Zinedine Zidane by his assistant coach at Bayer Leverkusen, Marcel Daum. The 20-year-old midfielder has been linked with big-money summer moves to Liverpool, Manchester United and Barcelona following his remarkable rise to stardom. Havertz has impressed Europe’s top clubs by scoring 15 goals in all competitions for Leverkusen this […]

Liverpool and Chelsea transfer chances boosted as Julian Nagelsmann admits it is getting harder to convince him to stay at RB Leipzig

2 Jun

RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann appears to have conceded defeat in his attempt to keep Timo Werner at the club. The striker scored in the 4-2 win against Cologne on Monday night, which took his Bundesliga tally to 25 for the season. “There is nothing we can do about it. He knows what he has […]

Jadon Sancho’s celebration, Tom Brady’s trousers and Tyson Fury’s Denzel Washington request – Things we loved this week in sport

31 May

Although sport as we know it may no longer be a regular occurrence, the wheels are being set in motion to give fans their weekly dose of pain and ecstasy. Nothing can quite replicate the feeling of watching your beloved team concede a last minute equaliser,  but plans are being set in motion which will […]

Jadon Sancho displays ‘Justice for George Floyd’ message as England star scores hat-trick for Borussia Dortmund

31 May

Jadon Sancho revealed a ‘Justice for George Floyd’ T-shirt after scoring for Borussia Dortmund on Sunday. Sancho scored a sublime hat-trick to make it 20 goals and 20 assists for the season, inspiring his side to a 6-1 victory over Paderborn, and took the opportunity to send a message of solidarity to those protesting in […]

Bundesliga results: Bayern Munich batter Dusseldorf, woeful Schalke lose again as Werder Bremen boost survival hopes, Hoffenheim and Hertha Berlin both win

30 May

Bayern Munich emphatically beat Fortuna Dusseldorf 5-0 to remain on course for the Bundesliga title on Saturday. Goals from Benjamin Pavard, Robert Lewandowski (x2), Alphonso Davies and Mathias Jorgensen (og) saw Hans-Dieter Flick’s side go ten points clear at the top of the table with little resistence offered. Schalke’s shocking form in the Bundesliga continued […]

France boss Didier Deschamps suggests Premier League and LaLiga restarting seasons driven by money, reveals concerns for players

27 May

Didier Deschamps has voiced his concerns about football returning during the coronavirus pandemic, suggesting the top leagues are only finishing seasons for the money. The France head coach has pointed out the ‘inconsistencies’ in the Bundesliga’s heath and safety measures against COVID-19, and has backed Ligue 1 chiefs for not following their counterparts in Germany, […]

Liverpool move would be ‘incredible fit’ for Erling Haaland, says striker’s former Red Bull Salzburg manager

27 May

Erling Haaland and Liverpool would be a perfect match, claims the Norwegian’s former coach at Red Bull Salzburg. Haaland, 19, has exploded on to the scene as one of the world’s brighest talents , scoring 41 goals for Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund. He’s really taken his game to the next level since moving to Dortmund […]

Joshua Kimmich’s outrageous lob vs Borussia Dortmund puts Bayern on course for eighth successive Bundesliga title as Erling Haaland disappoints

26 May

Bayern Munich are on course to win an eighth successive Bundesliga title thanks to Joshua Kimmich’s superb goal in a 1-0 win over Borussia Dortmund. The result saw Bayern move seven points clear of second-placed Dortmund on Tuesday. Kimmich opened the scoring in the 43rd minute when he chipped Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Burki from 20 […]

Liverpool transfer target Timo Werner nets hat-trick to record personal best scoring Bundesliga season as RB Leipzig thrash Mainz

24 May

Liverpool target Timo Werner scored a hat-trick in RB Leipzig’s 5-0 win over Mainz on Sunday. The 24-year-old has been heavily linked with a £52million summer transfer to the Reds. And Werner recorded his personal best scoring season in the Bundesliga (24) with his trio of goals against Mainz. He opened the scoring for his […]

Schalke thrashed by Augsburg in second heavy defeat since Bundesliga’s return as Everton loanee Jonjoe Kenny error leads to goal

24 May

Schalke’s struggles continue following the Bundesliga’s return amid the coronavirus pandemic with a 3-0 defeat to Augsburg. David Wagner’s side lost 4-0 to Borussia Dortmund last week and shipped three more on Saturday. Augsburg’s Eduard Lowen opened the scoring in sensational style after just six minutes when he whipped a free-kick into the top corner. […]

Jadon Sancho gets assist and draws foul which leads to yellow card for opponent seconds after coming on in Borussia Dortmund win

23 May

He only entered the fray in the 65th minute but Jadon Sancho still made a telling contribution towards Borussia Dortmund’s win on Saturday. Dortmund won 2-0 at Wolfsburg thanks to goals from Raphael Guerreiro and Achraf Hakimi. The result puts pressure on Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich with the two sides set to face in Der […]

Bundesliga RESULTS: Kai Havertz and Timo Werner put Premier League clubs on red alert with more goals, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund win

23 May

If Premier League clubs were interested in Kai Havertz before the Bundesliga returned, they’ll be totally infatuated now. The Manchester United and Liverpool target netted his second brace in as many games, helping Bayer Leverkusen to a 3-1 victory at high-flying Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday. Havertz, 20, delivered a cheeky finish to slot the visitors […]

Jadon Sancho to start this time? How Borussia Dortmund should look against Wolfsburg as Lucien Favre’s side hope to keep pace with Bayern Munich

22 May

Borussia Dortmund got off to the ideal start when the Bundesliga’s returned last weekend with a resounding 4-0 victory over Schalke in the Revierderby. Lucien Favre’s men showed no signs of rust despite the two-month hiatus caused by coronavirus, with goals from Erling Haaland, Thorgan Hazard and a double from Raphael Guerreiro sealing a comfortable […]

Extraordinary Erling Haaland – why exceptional movement and pressing make him more than a goal machine wanted by Manchester United and Real Madrid

22 May

Bundesliga football is back and you can hear live games every weekend on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2. Last weekend, Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Erling Haaland showed why he is one of the most coveted young strikers in world football with two goals in the 4-0 win over Schalke. But what make the 19-year-old Norway international so […]

Bayern Munich vs Eintracht Frankfurt LIVE: Robert Lewandowski starts as Bundesliga leaders look to continue title charge on talkSPORT 2

21 May

Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich host Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday evening and talkSPORT 2 will bring you all the action live. Bayern eased past Union Berlin last weekend as the German top-flight became the first major league to return amid the coronavirus pandemic. The reigning champions are top of the league but only by a point […]

Wolfsburg vs Borussia Dortmund LIVE on talkSPORT: Jadon Sancho benched, Erling Haaland starts Bundesliga clash

21 May

Jadon Sancho’s Borussia Dortmund travel to Wolfsburg on Saturday as they look to close the gap to leaders Bayern Munich. Dortmund kicked off the Bundesliga’s return last Saturday as it became the first major league to restart amid the coronavirus pandemic. Lucien Favre’s side battered rivals Schalke 4-0 in front of an empty Westfalenstadion. Now […]

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin live on talkSPORT 2: Full commentary from Bundesliga derby to begin weekend fixtures

20 May

It’s the Berlin derby this Friday and talkSPORT 2 will bring you the action. The Bundesliga roared back into life last weekend as it became the first major league to get back underway amid the coronavirus pandemic. Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen were among the winners as the German top-flight recommenced. talkSPORT brought […]

Premier League encouraged by ‘no fan issues’ during Bundesliga return with ‘Project Restart’ moving forward

19 May

The Premier League has been impressed with the Bundesliga’s return over the weekend. The German top-flight became the first major European football league to resume amid the coronavirus pandemic. There were no issues with fans turning up at home and away stadiums, something the Premier League has been wary may happen when football eventually returns […]

Kai Havertz scores two goals on Bundesliga return to show why Liverpool, Arsenal and Man City retain transfer interest

18 May

Kai Havertz continued his fantastic form in Germany by scoring twice for Bayer Leverkusen on his return to action. The 20-year-old Germany international had five goals and five assists in his last eight appearances for his club and his double helped the club to a 4-1 win against Werder Bremen. Clearly, it was going to […]

Premier League players to be warned after ex-Man City star Dedryck Boyata KISSES teammate Marko Grujic during Hertha Berlin win

17 May

Former Celtic and Manchester City star Dedryck Boyata has come under fire after kissing his Hertha Berlin teammate Marko Grujic during their victory over Hoffenheim on Saturday. All eyes were on the German top-flight as football returned from an unprecedented two-month break due to coronavirus, but the Belgium centre-back seemingly got a little carried away […]