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Kai Havertz is reportedly dreaming of a move to the Premier League according to Bayer Leverkusen team-mate Wendell, handing Chelsea a boost in securing a potential transfer for the German this summer.

Chelsea in pole position to sign €100 million Kai Havertz as clubs pull out...

Chelsea are in pole position to sign Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz after a number of rival suitors were put off by the €100 million (£90m/$112m) price tag being placed on him this summer.
Chelsea is in the race to sign Liverpool target Kai Havertz as the aim to put the signing of Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho on hold when the transfer window opens in the summer.

Darren Bent: Tottenham should rip up transfer wish-list and sign Kai Havertz

Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Barcelona, Liverpool and Manchester United are all said to have their eye on the attacking midfielder, who has scored eight goals and made five assists in 23 Bundesliga appearances this season.
As things stand, the DFL have insisted Bundesliga games will go ahead this weekend before play is stopped on Tuesday until April.

Bundesliga restart gives hope to other leagues – Schalke coach

The resumption of the German Bundesliga next weekend amid the COVID-19 crisis will give hope to other European leagues that they can also successfully return, according to Schalke 04 coach David Wagner.
English midfielder Jadon Sancho helped Borussia Dortmund to a 5-1 win over Augsburg in their first game of the new Bundesliga season on Saturday, scoring in the second half to pick up his second goal of the new campaign.

Fans banned as Bundesliga resumes May 16

The Bundesliga season will restart on May 16 after a suspension of more than two months, the German Football League (DFL) said yesterday, becoming the first European league to resume amid the coronavirus epidemic.
As things stand, the DFL have insisted Bundesliga games will go ahead this weekend before play is stopped on Tuesday until April.

DFL: Bundesliga season to resume on May 16

The Bundesliga season will restart on May 16, the German Football League (DFL) said on Thursday, becoming the first European league to resume amid the coronavirus epidemic.
Chancellor Angela Merkel

German chancellor gives go-ahead for Bundesliga to restart May 15

The Bundesliga will resume on May 15, the German league confirmed Wednesday, after Chancellor Angela Merkel and state leaders gave the green light to restart behind closed doors following weeks of shutdown imposed to control the spread of the coronavirus.
As things stand, the DFL have insisted Bundesliga games will go ahead this weekend before play is stopped on Tuesday until April.

La Liga congratulates Bundesliga ahead football league return

The Spanish La Liga has congratulated Germany’s Bundesliga for announcing its imminent return as Spain’s top-flight stepped up its own comeback preparations.
Resuming the Bundesliga with games behind closed doors was the only way to save endangered clubs and preserve the format of the top two tiers, according to German Football League (DFL) chief executive Christian Seifert.

Bundesliga resumption without fans not ideal but necessary – DFL chief

Resuming the Bundesliga with games behind closed doors was the only way to save endangered clubs and preserve the format of the top two tiers, according to German Football League (DFL) chief executive Christian Seifert.
As things stand, the DFL have insisted Bundesliga games will go ahead this weekend before play is stopped on Tuesday until April.

Bundesliga to return in May

Berlin plans to allow Germany’s Bundesliga to restart behind closed doors in May after weeks of shutdown imposed to control the spread of the coronavirus, according to a draft government agreement seen by AFP Wednesday.
As things stand, the DFL have insisted Bundesliga games will go ahead this weekend before play is stopped on Tuesday until April.

Bundesliga closing in on green light for 15 May restart

On Wednesday, German chancellor Angela Merkel will speak with the prime ministers of Germany’s 16 states about a potential loosening of restrictions implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
As things stand, the DFL have insisted Bundesliga games will go ahead this weekend before play is stopped on Tuesday until April.

Bundesliga stars get coronavirus tests results same-day

Several Bundesliga players are being tested daily and receiving same day results after coronavirus cases were discovered in their squad.
Jamilu Collins played the entire duration of the his Bundesliga debut with Paderborn in the 3-2 defeat away to Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.

Super Eagles defender Bundesliga debut ends in defeat

Super Eagles defender Jamilu Collins Bundesliga debut with Paderborn in the 3-2 defeat away to Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday at BayArena.

Peter Bosz: Champions League improves chances of keeping Julian Brandt, Kai Havertz

Peter Bosz believes there is a better chance of both Julian Brandt and Kai Havertz remaining at Bayer Leverkusen after they sealed Champions League football for next season.
Adi Hutter

Adi Hutter: Eintracht will show a ‘different side’ against Chelsea

Adi Hutter backed Eintracht Frankfurt to produce a much-improved performance against Chelsea in the Europa League semi-final after being thrashed by Bayer Leverkusen.
Stephen Odey continued his rich vein of form in Switzerland after he netted his fifth goal in the league as FC Zurich smashed past home team Luzern 5-2 today.

Stephen Odey fires blank in FC Zurich Europa league defeat to Leverkusen

Nigeria forward Stephen Odey could not add to his tally for FC Zurich as Bayer Leverkusen ran away with all three points in a Europa League match on Thursday night.

Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund crash to shock defeat at Hanover

Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund crashed to a 4-2 defeat at Hanover on Saturday, collapsing at the back after the sending-off of young defender Dan-Axel Zagadou.

Hoffenheim draw keeps Hanover top of Bundesliga

Hanover 96 remain top of the Bundesliga after Hoffenheim were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Hertha Berlin on Sunday while Bayer Leverkusen later hammered Freiburg.

Bayern thankful to late Lewandowski double

Late goals in quick succession by Robert Lewandowski gave defending Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich their second win in as many games this season, 2-0 at Werder Bremen on Saturday.

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NAWOJ: Houses without decent toilet facilities encourage raping of females

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