Borussia Monchengladbach’s New Arrival, Mamadou Doucouré

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After Borussia Mönchengladbach secured the services of impressive young centre back Mamadou Doucouré, the Fanatic’s Sam May profiles the teen sensation. The 18-year old becomes André Schubert’s fourth summer signing having swapped Paris for Mönchengladbach. So who is the defensive gem? The highly rated centre back, was born in Dakar, Senegal. Teenager Doucouré went with France to the FIFA U17 […]

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Teenagers Nadiem Amiri and Philipp Ochs Part of Hoffenheim’s Winning Ways


The youngest boss in the Bundesliga, 28 year-old Julian Nagelsmann, has made a huge impression since being appointed Hoffenheim manager on February 10.  Scheduled to take over the team this coming summer, Hoffenheim moved up the schedule as Hoffe had been a disaster on the pitch under veteran manager Huub Stevens, who stepped down for health reasons. Now having secured a […]

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The Bundesliga’s Mahmoud Dahoud vs Julian Weigl: Who is the better midfield maestro?


The Bundesliga is overflowing with new talent in every corner of the pitch. Let’s take a look at two of the Bundesliga’s biggest surprises up against each other to decide who is better? Dahoud or Weigl? Mahmoud Dahoud The Syrian-born midfielder who came up through the Borussia Mönchengladbach youth ranks has been making waves ever since he made his first team debut […]

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Stuttgart’s Daniel Didavi: One of the Bundesliga Elite


For the last two seasons Stuttgart have flirted with relegation, most recently last season when they finished just one point above the relegation play-off staying up on a dramatic final day of the season. One of the factors that has prevented Stuttgart from dropping into the second division is the impressive play-maker Daniel Didavi. The 25-year-old play-maker has been hampered with injuries […]

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Timo Horn and Loris Karius: Which rising Bundesliga keeper is better right now?


Note: All Stats Courtesy of From the days of Sepp Maier and the infamous Harald Schumacher to Bodo Illgner and Oliver Kahn, Jens Lehmann and most recently Manuel Neuer, Germany has continually produced great goalkeepers. The ability of the Germans to bring forth top goalkeepers is no secret, and the current edition of the Bundesliga is filled with high-quality goalkeepers. Two of […]

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Explaining Taşçı’s Surprise Bayern Munich Move


This article was originally published on Futbolgrad. Spartak Moscow’s German defender Serdar Taşçı has returned to the German Bundesliga. Signed by Spartak Moscow in the summer of 2013, Taşçı has now made the surprise switch to Germany’s perpetual title winning machine Bayern Munich. Taşçı, who was once considered one of the brightest defensive talents in German football, played 14 games […]

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Player Profile: Norwegian Rune Jarstein at Hertha BSC


Hertha Berlin have certainly been one of the surprise packages of this Bundesliga season. The club from the capital is currently sitting in third in the Bundesliga and surpassing expectations. An integral part of Hertha’s surprising success under Hungarian Coach Pál Dárdai has been their strong defensive record – it is the joint 3rd best in the league behind Bayern and Ingolstadt. […]

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