Antonio Rudiger has been attracting the interest of the Premier League's elite, as sources told ESPN FC that Manchester City, United and Chelsea scouts all watched him play for Germany against England.
The 24-year-old Roma defender already has plenty of admirers, but here are five things to know about him.
1. He grew up on the streets of Berlin and played for Borussia Dortmund's academy
The son of a German father and a Sierra Leonean mother, Rudiger grew up in Berlin and learned his trade out...
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- United States goalkeeper Tim Howard says that 18-year-old teammate Christian Pulisic has improved in the four months that have passed since the two last trained together.
Pulisic is back with the U.S. squad ahead of Friday's World Cup qualifying match against Honduras and another in Panama City on March 28. It's the first time the Borussia Dortmund midfielder has been with his national team since November, when he was on the field for qualifying losses to Mexico and Costa Rica.
Borussia Dortmund have confirmed that they turned down an approach by Chinese investment group Fosun.
Fosun, which owns Championship club Wolverhampton Wanderers, wants to invest in German football.
But the country's 50+1 rule, stipulating that more than 50 percent of a club must be owned by its members, makes doing a takeover deal more complicated.
On Wednesday, Dortmund confirmed a report in Capital which said Fosun had approached several clubs including BVB, the only Bundesliga club to be stock...
Borussia Dortmund chief executive officer Hans-Joachim Watzke has said he believes his club are "way ahead" of Liverpool in terms of what they are doing on the pitch.
Dortmund are ranked seventh in the UEFA club coefficient rankings, while Liverpool -- who have qualified for the Champions League only once in the past seven seasons -- are in 34th.
Liverpool appointed former Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp as manager in October 2015, with Watzke adamant that he is the right man to bring consistent success...