Leon Goretzka

Born: February 6, 1995 (age 23)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)
Weight: 11st 14lb (76kg)

Hometown: Bochum, Germany
Nationality: Germany German

Position: Midfielder
Team: Schalke 04 (no. 8)
Germany's Leon Goretzka in action on August 14, 2012
© PA Photos
Career History
Senior2013-Schalke 04
Sports Mole has 73 articles about Leon Goretzka. Articles 1 to 40:
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Arsenal, Liverpool target Max Meyer to join Bayern Munich?
A report claims that Schalke 04 midfielder Max Meyer is to remain in the Bundesliga with Bayern Munich, despite strong interest from Arsenal and Liverpool.
Feb 14, 13:00
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben (L) and Bayern Munich's striker Thomas Mueller (R) react after the second goal for Munich during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between FCB Bayern Munich and Olympiakos Piraeus on November 24
Result: Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Muller earn Bayern Munich narrow win
Bayern Munich win for the 12th time in a row in all competitions by battling to a 2-1 victory over Schalke 04 at the Allianz Arena.
Feb 10, 19:25
Arturo Vidal in action for Bayern Munich in April 2017
Report: Bayern Munich give Arturo Vidal green light to leave in summer
Reported Chelsea and Manchester United target Arturo Vidal is reported to have been given the green light by Bayern Munich to leave the club in the summer.
Jan 28, 10:51
Leon Goretzka in action for Germany in July 2017
Leon Goretzka to join Bayern Munich at end of season
Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka, linked with an array of clubs over the past six months, is to join Bayern Munich in the summer.
Jan 19, 10:32
Leon Goretzka in action for Germany in July 2017
Bayern Munich: 'No deal currently in place to sign Schalke 04's Leon Goretzka'
Bayern Munich chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says that the Bundesliga giants are yet to agree a deal with Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka.
Jan 15, 10:35
Dishevelled Reds boss Jurgen Klopp watches on during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on November 25, 2017
Liverpool want Atalanta BC playmaker Alejandro Gomez?
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp reportedly has his sights on Atalanta BC's Alejandro Gomez as he steps up his pursuit for a new playmaker.
Jan 10, 12:24
Riyad Mahrez and Ashley Young during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United on December 23, 2017
Jurgen Klopp 'urges Liverpool board to move for Riyad Mahrez'
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has urged his bosses to bring in Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City before the transfer window closes, according to a report.
Jan 8, 18:36
Leon Goretzka in action for Germany in July 2017
Leon Goretzka told to make decision over future
Schalke 04 tell in-demand midfielder Leon Goretzka to make a decision over his future amid speculation linking him to the likes of Manchester United and Liverpool.
Jan 8, 09:42
AS Monaco and France winger Thomas Lemar in action for his country during their international friendly with England on June 13, 2017
Liverpool 'make Thomas Lemar top target to replace Philippe Coutinho'
Liverpool reportedly make Monaco winger Thomas Lemar their number one target to replace Barcelona-bound Philippe Coutinho during the January window.
Jan 6, 19:46
Leon Goretzka in action for Germany in July 2017
Schalke 04 chief hits out at Bayern Munich over Leon Goretzka talk
Bayern Munich are told by Schalke 04 sporting director Christian Heidel to stop speaking publicly about midfielder Leon Goretzka.
Jan 4, 15:18
Leon Goretzka in action for Germany in July 2017
Bayern Munich confirm interest in Liverpool target Leon Goretzka
Bayern Munich confirm that they are interested in signing Liverpool target Leon Goretzka from Schalke 04.
Jan 3, 15:46
Leon Goretzka in action for Germany in July 2017
Report: In-demand Leon Goretzka decides on Bayern Munich move
Leon Goretzka, who was reportedly at the centre of a transfer war between a number of heavyweight sides, is said to have chosen Bayern Munich as his next destination.
Dec 31, 12:54
West Ham United midfielder Manuel Lanzini in action during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Liverpool want Manuel Lanzini as Philippe Coutinho replacement?
A report claims that West Ham United ace Manuel Lanzini is a £40m target for Liverpool, as they prepare for life after Philippe Coutinho.
Dec 31, 12:19
Emre Can in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester United on October 14, 2017
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp 'resigned to Emre Can exit'
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp reportedly gives up hope of convincing Emre Can to remain at Anfield past the end of the season.
Dec 29, 11:05
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka 'to announce Liverpool move'
Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka reportedly decides to join Liverpool on a free transfer in the summer.
Dec 29, 10:54
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona 'turn attention to Miralem Pjanic'
Barcelona reportedly turn their attention to Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic as a possible alternative to Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho.
Dec 11, 09:49
Leon Goretzka in action for Germany in July 2017
Manchester United, Arsenal target Leon Goretzka injured
Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka suffers a recurrence of a leg injury, putting a January move to the Premier League in doubt.
Dec 8, 10:17
Leon Goretzka in action for Germany in July 2017
Arsenal close to Leon Goretzka deal?
Arsenal apparently move ahead of their competition in the race to sign Leon Goretzka from Schalke 04.
Dec 7, 10:38
Leon Goretzka in action for Germany in July 2017
Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka: 'I will decide future in January'
Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka - a target for clubs in the Premier League and La Liga - says that he will make a final decision on his future in January.
Dec 4, 16:04
Leon Goretzka in action for Germany in July 2017
Manchester United enter race to sign Schalke 04 Leon Goretzka?
Manchester United reportedly decide to enter the race to sign Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka, who is said to be attracting interest from all over Europe.
Dec 2, 09:18
Emre Can in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester United on October 14, 2017
Germany chief Oliver Bierhoff: 'Emre Can likely to leave Liverpool'
Germany chief Oliver Bierhoff says that Liverpool midfielder Emre Can has a "60% to 80%" chance of joining Juventus during the summer.
Nov 30, 18:29
Leon Goretzka in action for Germany in July 2017
Schalke 04 'to offer Liverpool target Leon Goretzka new club-record deal'
Schalke 04 are reportedly readying a club-record contract offer for Leon Goretzka in an attempt to ward off interest from Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal.
Nov 28, 09:53
Leon Goretzka in action for Germany in July 2017
Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka agrees to join Barcelona?
Schalke 04 ace Leon Goretzka, reportedly high on the list of targets for Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea, is said to have agreed a summer move to Barcelona.
Nov 23, 12:39
Leon Goretzka in action for Germany in July 2017
Leon Goretzka becomes Arsenal top target?
Arsenal reportedly make Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka their number one target as they look for replacements for Mesut Ozil.
Nov 22, 10:03
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Liverpool 'win race to sign Leon Goretzka'
Liverpool reportedly beat the likes of Barcelona, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur to the signature of Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka.
Nov 13, 10:02
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Oliver Bierhoff hints at Leon Goretzka leaving Schalke 04 for the Premier League
Germany general manager Oliver Bierhoff hints that Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka will move to the Premier League at the end of the season.
Nov 10, 11:07
Arsenal attacker Alexis Sanchez in action during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Real Madrid 'planning January raid of Premier League'
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez reportedly identifies five Premier League players as possible January targets, including Alexis Sanchez and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Nov 7, 16:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Christian Heidel: 'Schalke 04 have reached limit with Leon Goretzka'
Schalke 04 sporting director Christian Heidel says that the German outfit "can not do more" to keep Leon Goretzka at the club past the end of this season.
Nov 2, 12:43
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Schalke 04 keen to fend off growing Leon Goretzka interest
Germany international Leon Goretzka, linked with each of Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal in recent months, is to be offered a new deal by Schalke 04.
Oct 17, 17:07
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona pull out of race to sign Manchester United target Leon Goretzka
Manchester United are handed a boost in their pursuit of Schalke 04 playmaker Leon Goretzka as Barcelona pull out of the race to sign the Germany international.
Oct 3, 17:29
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Barcelona contact Leon Goretzka agent with view to January deal
Barcelona reportedly get in touch with Jorg Neubauer, the agent of Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka, in a bid to seal a January move for the Germany international.
Sep 22, 20:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Arsenal join race for Schalke 04's Leon Goretzka
A report claims that Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka is wanted by Arsenal, who could rival Manchester City and Liverpool for his signature next year.
Sep 22, 18:31
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Mesut Ozil on target as Germany wipe the floor with Norway
Mesut Ozil scores as Germany hit six past Norway to secure top spot in Group C ahead of next summer's World Cup in Russia.
Sep 4, 21:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona 'offered Schalke 04's Leon Goretzka'
Schalke 04 reportedly offer Barcelona the chance to sign German international Leon Goretzka for £27.6m this summer.
Aug 24, 22:09
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Germany beat Chile to win Confederations Cup
Germany win the Confederations Cup for the first time courtesy of a 1-0 win over Chile in the final in St Petersburg.
Jul 2, 20:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Shkodran Mustafi replaces Benjamin Henrichs in Germany XI
Shkodran Mustafi replaces Benjamin Henrichs in the Germany XI for Sunday night's Confederations Cup final against Chile, who are unchanged.
Jul 2, 18:02
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Schalke 04 vow to keep hold of Leon Goretzka amid Arsenal links
Schalke 04 will not sell rumoured Arsenal and Bayern Munich target Leon Goretzka for any price this summer, according to sporting director Christian Heidel.
Jul 1, 16:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Germany ease into Confederations Cup final with comfortable win over Mexico
Goals from Leon Goretzka, Timo Werner and Amin Younes earn Germany a Confederations Cup final tie against Chile following a 4-1 semi-final win over Mexico in Sochi.
Jun 29, 20:55
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Leon Goretzka focused solely on Confederations Cup amid reported Arsenal interest
Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka insists that he is only focused on Germany's Confederations Cup campaign at present, amid reported interest from Arsenal.
Jun 24, 19:17
Germany's Sebastien Rudy in action for his side during the international friendly with Italy in Milan on November 15, 2016
Result: Germany held by spirited Denmark team
Joshua Kimmich scores two minutes from time as Germany come from behind to draw 1-1 with Denmark in Tuesday night's international friendly in Brondby.
Jun 6, 21:41

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Bayern Munich23192255183759
2Borussia DortmundDortmund23117548291940
3Eintracht FrankfurtFrankfurt2311663226639
4Bayer LeverkusenB. Leverkusen23108543301338
5RB Leipzig2311573631538
6Schalke 04Schalke2310763630637
7Hannover238873233-132
8Augsburg238783229331
9Hoffenheim238783737031
10Borussia MonchengladbachBorussia M'bach2394103035-531
11Hertha Berlin237973030030
12Freiburg2361072437-1328
13Stuttgart2383121927-827
14Wolfsburg2341272630-424
15Werder Bremen2358102128-723
16Mainz 052365122841-1323
17Hamburger SV2345141834-1617
18FC Koln2335152042-2214
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account