NEWS: Mainz punished by the DFB and the Wiese transfer saga continues

Mainz have been 40.000 euros for a coin toss and Tim Wiese hasn’t made up his mind about which club he’ll transfer to next season.

Köln star Lukas Podolski was hit by 1 cent coin during the game between Mainz and Köln. The striker didn’t suffer any serious injuries, but Mainz were still sentenced to pay 40.000 euros by the DFB for the incident that occurred on match day 30.

Wiese hasn’t decided, yet

Tim Wiese told SportBild two weeks ago that he had found himself a new club. Bild is now reporting that the 30-year-old was lying back then. Wiese told the paper that nothing is decided as of now:

”I only said that, because I was just sick of everybody asking,”

Wiese is linked to Hoffenheim, Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspurs at the moment. The transfer saga might go on for a little while longer.

Maroh’s future at Der Club uncertain

Dominic Maroh has established himself as regular in the Nürnberg team this season. The central defender is now willing to look into the future after Nürnberg managed to secure a Bundesliga berth for next season. Maroh told kicker:

”Both the club and me would benefit from a quick decision.”

Maroh is said to have offers from abroad, and he could leave for free at the end of the season because his contract is expiring. Dieter Hecking has tried to convince the central defender to stay in Nürnberg, but it is uncertain whether he’ll stay or not.

Augsburg extend contracts

FC Augsburg have extended the contracts of youngsters Ioannis Gelios and Marco Thiede until 2013.

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Niklas Wildhagen

Niklas is a 33-year-old football writer and podcaster who has been following the Bundesliga and German football since the early 90s. You can follow him on Twitter, @normusings, and listen to his opinions on @TalkingFussball.

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