Leipzig returns to Salzburg, signs teenage striker Šeško | Football

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig on Tuesday announced the signing of teenage striker Benjamin Šeško, who will move from Salzburg next year in the latest high-profile deal between the sister clubs. The 19-year-old Slovenian international, who is 1.95m tall, will stay with Austrian champions Salzburg this season before starting a five-year contract with Leipzig until … Read more

Szczęsny last injury for Juventus ahead of season start | Football

TURIN, Italy (AP) — With less than a week to the start of the season, Juventus’ injury problems continue to grow as goalkeeper Wojciech Szczęsny became the last player to be banned from the opening game. Juventus said Monday that tests showed Szczęsny had a “low-grade lesion of the adductor longus muscle of the left … Read more

Dortmund is about to sign Anthony Modeste from Cologne | Football

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund are poised to sign French forward Anthony Modeste from Bundesliga rival Cologne. Cologne said on Sunday it had received an offer for the 34-year-old Modeste and had reached an agreement on a transfer. No financial details have yet been disclosed. “At Tony Modeste’s request, we reached an oral agreement … Read more

Matarazzo’s Stuttgart keeps Leipzig 1-1 in Bundesliga opener | Football

BERLIN (AP) — The Stuttgart team of American coach Pellegrino Matarazzo denied Leipzig a winning start to the Bundesliga season by fighting back to a 1-1 draw on Sunday. Naouirou Ahamada’s first goal for Stuttgart since the move from Juventus in 2020 gave the home side a point and frustrated the visitors, who were eager … Read more