Football: Eintracht Frankfurt brings Sebastian Rode back - Transferticker
Return from Rode to Frankfurt perfect
Midfielder Sebastian Rode returns from Borussia Dortmund to Eintracht Frankfurt. This confirmed both football Bundesliga. The 28-year-old signed with the Frankfurters a five-year contract until 2024. An official transfer fee was not known, it should be between four and five million euros.
Rode had come in the winter already on loan from BVB for half a year to concord and stood with the team in the semifinals of the Europa League. "We all saw the value Sebastian has in our game, and after his commitment last winter, our game has won important components," said Eintracht sporting director Fredi Bobic.
Rode is after his cartilage injury in the build-up training, but should travel to the training camp Eintracht after Windischgarsten in Austria. A candidate for the return leg in the second round of the Europa League qualification against Flora Tallinn (first leg: 2: 1) is not Rode. It is said, Frankfurt also wants to retrieve the former players Kevin Trapp (Paris St. Germain) and Martin Hinteregger (FC Augsburg).
Schürrle in "good talks" with Spartak Moscow
With André Schürrle is according to media reports another professional of BVB before a change. The attacker is to switch to the Russian record champion Spartak Moscow. The Sky Sport News HD broadcaster confirmed that the 28-year-old's advisor had "good discussions", and Russian sources are reporting about it. Negotiated is apparently about a loan with subsequent purchase option.
At BVB Schürrle has no future; he was already loaned to Premier League relegated FC Fulham last season. Coach Lucien Favre does not plan with the offensive player, who became world champion with Germany in 2014: In preparation for the new season, the 57-time national player was released for negotiations with a new employer. For BVB, a Schürrle sale would be another step towards downsizing the squad. On transfermarkt.de the current squad of the club comprises 34 players - only Union Berlin has more professionals (35) under contract.
Khedira is associated with Wolverhampton
Sami Khedira may face a move from Juventus to the Premier League. As the Italian sports daily Gazzetta dello Sport reports, the Wolverhampton Wanderers have expressed interest in the 32-year-old world champion of 2014. At Wolverhampton, Jorge Mendes, manager of Juventus world star Cristiano Ronaldo, is a business partner of Chinese club owners.
Khedira has been under contract to the Old Lady since 2015 and receives an annual salary of six million euros. With the free-transfer Aaron Ramsey from Arsenal Juventus has already taken a potential Khedira successor under contract. However, according to "Gazzetta dello Sport" Khedira would prefer to return to the Bundesliga, but he does not exclude a change in the Premier League.