TOP STORY: Werner wants Klopp connection over Lampard link
Timo Werner has consistently been reported to be one of Chelsea's primary transfer targets in recent weeks, but West London is not the 23-year-old's preferred Premier League destination, according to German publication Bild.
A few weeks ago, I compared the Bundesliga to American college football's Big 12 conference -- one dominated by offense-friendly, super-fun systems. It was an apt comparison in another way, too: The same damn team wins the league every year. The Oklahoma Sooners have won five straight titles in the Big 12; Bayern Munich have won seven straight titles in Germany. In fact, the last time a team other than Bayern won the league, it was Borussia Dortmund, executing one of its most sustained peaks as...
LEIPZIG, Germany -- RB Leipzig was almost done dispensing with TSG Hoffenheim one chilly evening in December when a few of its better-dressed supporters retreated to the VIP lounge atop Red Bull Arena. Drinks in hand, they gathered around a video monitor to watch the waning moments of a different game.