Thursday Kickoff: Gotze, Pogba, Wenger and more


In a surprising twist, a former Borussia Dortmund star has returned to the club where he began his professional career.

German attacker Mario Gotze will reportedly re-sign with Dortmund, after spending the last three seasons with Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. (REPORT)

Despite reports stating a deal between Juventus and Manchester United has already been completed, Paul Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, says “there is no deal done.” (REPORT)

Arsenal head coach Arsene Wenger was said to be England’s top choice to replace outgoing coach Roy Hodgson, however, the Frenchman declined the opportunity in order to remain with the Gunners. (REPORT)

Neven Subotic won’t join Middlesbrough this summer after the defender was ruled out for the rest of the 2016 season with a rib injury. The 27-year-old will remain with Borussia Dortmund. (REPORT)

Manchester City is reportedly set to acquire Palmeiras forward Gabriel Jesus. The Citizens are said to have beaten out several other top sides for the Brazilian, including Real Madrid and Barcelona. (REPORT)

Barcelona midfielder Alex Song will reportedly join Russian side Rubin Kazan on a one-year loan deal after spending last season with West Ham United. (REPORT)

Joe Allen will reportedly complete a move to Stoke City after spending the last four seasons with Liverpool. (REPORT)


England has reportedly hired Sam Allardyce to replace Roy Hodgson as the nation’s next head coach. (REPORT)

Jason Kreis faces a big test with Orlando City but the MLS veteran has the experience and the pieces in place to make the team successful. (REPORT)

U.S. goalkeeper Brad Guzan is reportedly nearing a deal to join Premier League side Middlesbrough after falling out of favor at Aston Villa last season. (REPORT)

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