• Aubameyang’s mum: He always spoke about Madrid, never Barcelona

    Aubameyang’s mum: He always spoke about Madrid, never Barcelona

    Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang always spoke about Real Madrid as a child, never Barcelona, according to his mother.

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s mother says her son has harboured dreams of playing for Real Madrid since childhood.

    The Borussia Dortmund star has a contract at Signal Iduna Park until 2020, but has spoken in the past of a desire to one day play for the Santiago Bernabeu outfit.

    He has also been linked with Barcelona, but if it came down to a choice between the […]

  • Borussia Dortmund 8-4 Legia Warsaw: Reus nets hat-trick in incredible thriller

    Borussia Dortmund 8-4 Legia Warsaw: Reus nets hat-trick in incredible thriller

    The two sides played out a bewildering encounter with Thomas Tuchel’s men taking the three points to ensure they remain top of Group F with one game to play.

    Marco Reus marked his first appearance of the season with a hat-trick as Borussia Dortmund consolidated top spot in Group F with an 8-4 victory over Legia Warsaw, breaking a Champions League record in the process.

    Germany forward Reus, who missed out on Dortmund’s Der Klassiker triumph over Bayern Munich last time out […]

  • ‘It’s not a joke!’ – Dortmund confirm Usain Bolt to join team

    ‘It’s not a joke!’ – Dortmund confirm Usain Bolt to join team

    BVB CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has made it clear the Jamaican sprint legend will indeed join the squad to train with in the near future.

    Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has confirmed nine-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt will train with the Bundesliga side.

    Bolt stated in an interview with The Guardian that he has “genuinely been talking to some people” regarding a switch from athletics to football, with an appearance on the Dortmund training ground mooted.

    Watzke has now made it clear the […]

  • Usain Bolt set to join Borussia Dortmund

    Usain Bolt set to join Borussia Dortmund

    Usain Bolt has told the Guardian he has “been genuinely talking to people” about the possibility of a post-athletics football career and is set to train with Borussia Dortmund “and see what happens.”

     

    Bolt, 30, is a big Manchester United fan and still dreams of playing for the club he supports.

    He said: “For me, if I could get to play for Manchester United, that would be like a dream come true. Yes, that would be epic.”

    The Jamaican has been in contact […]

  • Arsenal had £80m bid for Aubameyang rejected by Dortmund, claims agent

    Arsenal had £80m bid for Aubameyang rejected by Dortmund, claims agent

    The Gabon international has been linked with a move to a number of European clubs having hit 39 goals last season, though it will take a substantial bid to tempt BVB to sell.

    Borussia Dortmund turned down an £80 million bid from Arsenal for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the summer, according to Italian agent Vincenzo Morabito.

    The Gabon international scored 39 goals for Dortmund last season and was widely linked with a move away from Westfalenstadion, with Real Madrid his preferred destination.

    Morabito […]

  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang admits midweek ‘mistake,’ apologises to Dortmund

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang admits midweek ‘mistake,’ apologises to Dortmund

    After scoring four goals on Saturday, Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang admitted he made a mistake in the events that led to his midweek suspension.

    Aubameyang starred in Dortmund’s 5-2 win away to Hamburg. After his first goal in the fourth minute, the attacker ran to his manager Thomas Tuchel to exchange some quick words.

    After the match the Gabonese forward told Sky Sports about the celebration with his coach, saying: “I made a mistake, so I had to apologise.”

    Tuchel had left […]

  • Hamburg 2-5 Borussia Dortmund: Aubameyang nets four on return from suspension

    Hamburg 2-5 Borussia Dortmund: Aubameyang nets four on return from suspension

    The Gabon international missed his side’s Champions League game against Sporting, but gave his side a four goal lead before setting up Ousmane Dembele for another.

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang marked his return to the Borussia Dortmund line-up in emphatic fashion by scoring four goals in an impressive 5-2 victory over Bundesliga strugglers Hamburg at the Volksparkstadion.

    It was a fine response from Aubameyang, who was left out of the 1-0 Champions League win against Sporting CP on Wednesday due to “internal reasons” having […]

  • Dortmund boss Tuchel talks of ‘relationship of trust’ with Aubameyang

    Dortmund boss Tuchel talks of ‘relationship of trust’ with Aubameyang

    The forward missed out on Wednesday’s clash through an internal suspension, but his coach affirmed that the matter was closed.

    Thomas Tuchel insists his relationship with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang remains one of trust despite Borussia Dortmund suspending the striker for the midweek Champions League win over Sporting CP.

    The Gabon international was dropped from Wednesday night’s squad at the last minute with reports suggesting he had attended a party in Italy without the club’s permission earlier in the week.

    Tuchel admitted the sanction had […]

  • Why was Aubameyang suspended by Dortmund?

    Why was Aubameyang suspended by Dortmund?

    There are competing theories on why the forward was omitted by Thomas Tuchel in their 1-0 win over Sporting…

    Speculation is rampant regarding why Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was suspended from Borussia Dortmund’s squad to face Sporting on Wednesday.

    The forward, 27, was a jarring absentee from Thomas Tuchel’s starting line-up and speculation was rife about why he wasn’t even selected for the bench in BVB’s Champions League Group F clash.

    “He’s left out because of internal reasons,” Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke told reporters before […]

  • EXPLAINED: Why Dortmund decided to suspended Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

    EXPLAINED: Why Dortmund decided to suspended Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was suspended by Borussia Dortmund because he was caught on his phone during a team meeting, according to reports in Germany.

    The Gabon international, who was wanted by Manchester City and Real Madrid in the summer transfer window, was surprisingly omitted from Dortmund’s matchday squad for Wednesday’s 1-0 victory over Sporting in the Champions League.

    Aubameyang, who was scored 10 goals in 13 games for Dortmund this season, was pictured watched his team-mates in the stands at Signal Iduna Park.

    And […]

  • Chelsea prepare bid as Euro giants set to sell £65m superstar

    Chelsea prepare bid as Euro giants set to sell £65m superstar

    Chelsea are reportedly prepared to bid for Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as he’s set to be allowed a transfer away next summer.

    The Gabon international has been in sensational form for the Bundesliga giants over the last couple of years, attracting interest from a host of Europe’s top clubs.

    Arsenal reportedly made a bid for him last January, while Real Madrid also continue to be linked as strong contenders for his signature due to his public desire to play in Spain.

    However, […]