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Celtic eyeing move for forward with record of 43 goals in 256 games

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Celtic have been linked with a move for Schalke striker Franco Di Santo.

The former Wigan Athletic, Blackburn Rovers and Chelsea player struggled in the English game, but Bhoys’ boss Brendan Rodgers believes he could be successful in the Scottish Premiership.

Di Santo is being lined-up as insurance if a late bid arrives for Moussa Dembele, according to reports in Germany.

Bundesliga: Shalke Release Special T-Shirt To Commemorate Getting A Point Against Dortmund In Recent Ruhr Derby

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It looked for all the world that Shalke were dead and buried when beloved neighbours Borussia Dortmund blitzed to a 4-0 lead inside the first 25 minutes of Saturday's instalment of the Ruhr derby.

However, Schalke received a good old fashioned rocket up the arsch at the break and, thanks to steady slew of second-half goals, Naldo's thumping header in the 94th minute ultimately saw the visitors escape with an unlikely 4-4 draw.

Where to find Borussia Dortmund vs. Schalke on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Borussia Dortmund vs. Schalke in the Revier Derby, you’ve come to the right place.

Americans Weston McKennie and Christian Pulisic could both star in Saturday morning’s Revier Derby between Dortmund and Schalke in the Bundesliga.

Here’s how you can watch the match on US television and streaming:

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Where to find Borussia Dortmund vs. Schalke on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Borussia Dortmund vs. Schalke in the Revier Derby, you’ve come to the right place.

Americans Weston McKennie and Christian Pulisic could both star in Saturday morning’s Revier Derby between Dortmund and Schalke in the Bundesliga.

Here’s how you can watch the match on US television and streaming:

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Schalke 04 Celebrate First Bundesliga Game Of Season By Offering Every Fan (Over 16) Free Beer On The House

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Schalke 04 are planning to celebrate the start of the new season by buying what they're calling the biggest round of drinks in Bundesliga history!

Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the club's association with the local C. & A. Veltins brewery, Schalke are planning to ply every single fan (over the age of 16) that attends this Saturday's opening match againstRB Leipzig with a free beer.

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Liverpool-bound Keita hits wonder goal for Leipzig

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Berlin (AFP) – Naby Keita showed why Liverpool want to sign him in this transfer window by scoring a superb goal for RB Leipzig in Saturday’s 3-1 Bundesliga win over Schalke.

The 22-year-old Guinea midfielder, who already has a contract with Liverpool to join them next season, showed his class with a thunderbolt of a shot to give Leipzig the lead just before half-time.

Schalke’ Tedesco heads crop of young Bundesliga coaches

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Berlin (AFP) – Domenico Tedesco has steered sleeping giants Schalke to second place in the Bundesliga with the 32-year-old part of a crop of young coaches enjoying success in Germany’s top flight.

The Royal Blues of Gelsenkirchen took a gamble at the start of the season by plucking Tedesco from second-division Erzgebirge Aue to revitalise their squad.

Schalke’ Tedesco heads crop of young Bundesliga coaches

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Berlin (AFP) – Domenico Tedesco has steered sleeping giants Schalke to second place in the Bundesliga with the 32-year-old part of a crop of young coaches enjoying success in Germany’s top flight.

The Royal Blues of Gelsenkirchen took a gamble at the start of the season by plucking Tedesco from second-division Erzgebirge Aue to revitalise their squad.

Rock bottom Cologne fire coach

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Berlin (AFP) – Peter Stoeger was finally sacked as Cologne coach on Sunday, ending his 1,634-days reign with the club bottom of the Bundesliga and winless after a disastrous run of results.

Although Cologne earned a 2-2 draw at Schalke on Saturday, denying the hosts the chance to go second in the Bundesliga, it emerged Stoeger knew it was his last game following discussions on Friday.

Rock bottom Cologne fire coach

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Berlin (AFP) – Peter Stoeger was finally sacked as Cologne coach on Sunday, ending his 1,634-days reign with the club bottom of the Bundesliga and winless after a disastrous run of results.

Although Cologne earned a 2-2 draw at Schalke on Saturday, denying the hosts the chance to go second in the Bundesliga, it emerged Stoeger knew it was his last game following discussions on Friday.

Five things to look out for in the Bundesliga this weekend

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund boss Peter Bosz will be fighting for his job once again when his struggling side visit a resurgent Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

The pressure on the Dortmund coach is higher than ever following last weekend’s collapse against arch rivals Schalke, when Dortmund threw away a four-goal lead and saw their miserable winless run extend to six games.

Bosz to remain Dortmund boss despite derby debacle

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund’s CEO says Peter Bosz remains head coach – for now – although the squad were booed at the club’s annual general meeting on Sunday after surrendering a four-goal lead against Schalke.

Bosz has been given a reprieve despite Saturday’s 4-4 draw at home to Schalke in the Ruhr derby when Dortmund’s second-half collapse saw them surrender a four-goal half-time lead to their German league rivals.

Bosz to remain Dortmund boss despite derby debacle

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund’s CEO says Peter Bosz remains head coach – for now – although the squad were booed at the club’s annual general meeting on Sunday after surrendering a four-goal lead against Schalke.

Bosz has been given a reprieve despite Saturday’s 4-4 draw at home to Schalke in the Ruhr derby when Dortmund’s second-half collapse saw them surrender a four-goal half-time lead to their German league rivals.

Dortmund throw away four-goal lead to draw derby

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Berlin (AFP) – Centre-back Naldo completed Schalke’s thrilling four-goal fightback at rivals Borussia Dortmund with a 94th-minute header on Saturday as the Ruhr derby finished in a frantic 4-4 draw.

Having been four down after just 25 minutes, Brazilian Naldo’s last-gasp header brought Schalke back from the dead against troubled, 10-man local rivals Dortmund, to snatch a dramatic Bundesliga point.

Schalke soar to second in Germany

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Berlin (AFP) – Goals by strikers Franco di Santo and Guido Burgstaller sealed Schalke 04’s 2-0 win over Hamburg on Sunday as the Royal Blues climbed to second place in the Bundesliga.

Under 32-year-old head coach Domenico Tedesco, Schalke are unbeaten in seven games dating back to September, and the home win in Gelsenkirchen moved them second behind leaders Bayern Munich.

Schalke soar to second in Germany

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Berlin (AFP) – Goals by strikers Franco di Santo and Guido Burgstaller sealed Schalke 04’s 2-0 win over Hamburg on Sunday as the Royal Blues climbed to second place in the Bundesliga.

Under 32-year-old head coach Domenico Tedesco, Schalke are unbeaten in seven games dating back to September, and the home win in Gelsenkirchen moved them second behind leaders Bayern Munich.

Teenager Geiger helps Hoffenheim go top

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Berlin (AFP) – Teenage midfielder Dennis Geiger scored his first league goal to help fire Hoffenheim top of the Bundesliga table on Saturday as they beat Schalke 2-0 at home.

After defending champions Bayern Munich threw away a two-goal lead in Friday’s 2-2 draw at home to Wolfsburg, Hoffenheim picked up the three points to go top ahead of Borussia Dortmund, who host Borussia Moenchengladbach later on Saturday.

Teenager Geiger helps Hoffenheim go top

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Berlin (AFP) – Teenage midfielder Dennis Geiger scored his first league goal to help fire Hoffenheim top of the Bundesliga table on Saturday as they beat Schalke 2-0 at home.

After defending champions Bayern Munich threw away a two-goal lead in Friday’s 2-2 draw at home to Wolfsburg, Hoffenheim picked up the three points to go top ahead of Borussia Dortmund, who host Borussia Moenchengladbach later on Saturday.

Neuer injury thrusts Ulreich into Bayern limelight

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Berlin (AFP) – Sven Ulreich considered quitting Bayern Munich over the close season due to a lack of chances, but Manuel Neuer’s latest injury has propelled his understudy into the spotlight.

Germany standout and Bayern captain Neuer is out until January after undergoing surgery on Tuesday - his third operation in six months for a fractured foot.

Neuer out until January after foot op – Bayern

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich have confirmed their Germany goalkeeper and captain Manuel Neuer will be out until January having undergone another operation on Tuesday after again fracturing his left foot.

The 31-year-old had only returned at the end of August after fracturing the same foot in April.

Neuer out until January after foot op – Bayern

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich have confirmed their Germany goalkeeper and captain Manuel Neuer will be out until January having undergone another operation on Tuesday after again fracturing his left foot.

The 31-year-old had only returned at the end of August after fracturing the same foot in April.

Bayern sweat over new Neuer injury

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich face an anxious wait to discover the extent of the recurrence of a foot injury suffered by club captain and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.

Bayern said Neuer will undergo a scan on Tuesday which will reveal the full nature of the new injury to the same foot he fractured last April.

Bayern sweat over new Neuer injury

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich face an anxious wait to discover the extent of the recurrence of a foot injury suffered by club captain and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.

Bayern said Neuer will undergo a scan on Tuesday which will reveal the full nature of the new injury to the same foot he fractured last April.

Hoewedes joins Juventus in hasty transfer

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Rome (AFP) – Germany’s World Cup winner Benedikt Hoewedes completed a hastily arranged transfer to Italian champions Juventus on Wednesday after being stripped of the captaincy at Schalke.

“Juventus Football Club announces that Benedikt Hoewedes has signed on a season-long loan deal with an option to buy,” the Italian giants announced on their website.

Hoewedes set to join Juventus in hasty transfer

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany’s World Cup winner Benedikt Hoewedes is set to join Italian champions Juventus on Wednesday in a hastily arranged transfer after being stripped of the captaincy at Schalke.

Juventus confirmed via the club’s official Twitter account that Hoewedes was in Turin for a medical check.

Hoewedes set to join Juventus in hasty transfer

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany’s World Cup winner Benedikt Hoewedes is set to join Italian champions Juventus on Wednesday in a hastily arranged transfer after being stripped of the captaincy at Schalke.

Juventus confirmed via the club’s official Twitter account that Hoewedes was in Turin for a medical check.

‘Animal’ Kolasinac ready to rumble, says Walcott

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London (AFP) – Theo Walcott has backed Sead Kolasinac to bring some much-needed steel to Arsenal’s defence after the intimidating Bosnian made his presence felt in the Gunners’ Community Shield victory over Chelsea.

Kolasinac joined Arsenal on a free transfer from Schalke in the close-season and already looks an ideal fit for the physical demands of the Premier League.

Americans Abroad

Schalke experimenting with Weston McKennie at centerback

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Weston McKennie has made waves in the center of the field since breaking through with Schalke, but manager Dominic Tedesco sees the American prospect as a potential answer in a different position.

Schalke has been experimenting with McKennie at centerback throughout the winter break and recently deployed the young star at the position in a 2-1 friendly win over Belgian side Genk on Sunday.

Mixed results for USMNT players in the DFB Pokal

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The DFB Pokal round of 16 was on the midweek schedule in Germany, the last games before the Bundesliga winter break. Weston McKennie subbed on in the 79th minute for Schalke in their 1-0 home win over Cologne. Maximilian Meyer scored the game's only goal in the 63rd minute with Ralf Fahrmann keeping the clean sheet.

Americans Abroad Tuesday Rewind: Alfredo Morales, Weston McKennie and more

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Tuesday was full of cup action, and it was Alfredo Morales that proved the standout with a big goal in the DFB-Pokal.

The Ingolstadt midfielder fired the third of three goals for his side, who picked up a 3-1 win over a Julian Green-less Greuther Furth in Tuesday's second round German Cup action.

Weston McKennie sidelined with thigh injury

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Weston McKennie has rapidly become a key part of the Schalke midfield, but the young American midfielder is set to miss some time due to injury.

Schalke announced on Wednesday that McKennie has picked up a thigh strain in the club's 1-1 draw with Bayer Leverkusen. According to the club, McKennie's return will depend on the healing process, but he is expected to miss roughly two weeks, keeping him out of the Oct.

Weston McKennie extends contract with Schalke

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Weston McKennie has rapidly become part of the Schalke first team, and the club has now taken the step to lock the midfielder up for years to come.

Schalke announced on Wednesday that McKennie has signed a new deal with the club, extending his contract until 2022. McKennie's prior deal was set to expire after the 2020 season.

Weston McKennie earns first Bundesliga start as Schalke faces Bayern Munich

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Weston McKennie has impressed during his time with the Schalke first team this season, but the American midfielder faces his biggest test to date on Tuesday afternoon.

McKennie was selected as part of Schalke's starting XI to face Bayern Munich in Tuesday's Bundesliga clash (2:30 p.m., Fox Sports 1).

Weston McKennie impresses in 'very good' Schalke start

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Weston McKennie earned his first senior start with Schalke on Monday, and coach Dominic Tedesco came away impressed with the young American midfielder.

McKennie started and played 58 minutes in Schalke's2-0 DFB Pokal win at Dynamo Berlin on Monday. McKennie's start comes in the aftermath of a senior debut to close the last campaign as the midfielder made a substitute appearance in the final match of the club's 2016-17 campaign.

Weston McKennie starts for Schalke in DFB-Pokal opener

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One of the young Americans waiting to make his mark on the first team in Germany earned his first chance of the new season to impress on Monday.

Weston McKennie, who was promoted to the Schalke first team at the end of last season, made his first start for the Bundesliga club on Monday in the DFB-Pokal opener against BFC Dynamo from Berlin, a team from the Regionalliga Nordost in the fourth tier of German soccer.

Haji Wright goes on loan to Sandhausen

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Haji Wright was in need of more playing time after finding himself in limbo at Schalke, and that playing time will come via a loan spell in the 2. Bundesliga.

SV Sandhausen announced on Friday that the club has signed Wright from Schalke on a season-long loan. With the move, Wright links up with fellow American Andrew Wooten, who has been with the club since 2014.

Arsenal

Could Arsenal finally get Julian Draxler to replace Alexis?

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It seems like Arsenal have been linked with Julian Draxler for ever so it is difficult to think that the German international is still only 24 years old, but he was still a teenager at Schalke when he first came to Arsene Wenger's attention. The winger/striker is currently at the star-studded PSG side, where he [.

Arsenal: Sead Kolisinac Goads Cologne Fans By Unveiling Schalke Shirt After Scoring Equaliser At Emirates (Photos & Video)

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After going 1-0 down to a Jhon Cordoba screamer with just nine minutes of the clock, it took Arsenal until the second half to restore parity with Cologne on what proved to be a tumultuous start to their Europa League campaign.

The goal came from Sead Kolasinac, who entered the fray as half-time substitute and took roughly three minutes to clang home an absolute gem of an equaliser on the volley from a tight-ish angle.

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Monday Kickoff: Dortmund sticking with Bosz, AC Milan appoints Gattuso and more

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Changes won't be coming to Borussia Dortmund just yet while AC Milan made a massive move to appoint a club legend.

Despite this past weekend's collapse against Schalke, Borussia Dortmund is set to stick with manager Peter Bosz. (REPORT)

AC Milan announced the departure of managerVincenzo Montella, who will be replaced by Gennaro Gattuso.

Why is it so hard to play simply?

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Monday's soccer news starts with a simple question. Why is it so hard to play simply?

In the 83rd minute of Werder Bremen vs Schalke on Saturday, Schalke scored on a corner that the announcer called "simple football." It was a solid point. Schalke headed in that corner by paying attention to man marking and catching the Werder Bremen defense ball watching.