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
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Career History
Senior2013-Schalke 04
Sports Mole has 76 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
Tottenham Hotspur, Everton 'keeping tabs on Lille midfielder Bissouma'
Tottenham Hotspur and Everton are reportedly interested in signing Lille midfielder Yves Bissouma.
May 21, 21:53
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal on March 4, 2018
Mesut Ozil, Thomas Muller pull out of Germany friendly against Brazil
Germany confirm that Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil and Bayern Munich forward will miss Tuesday's friendly against Brazil in Berlin.
Mar 24, 14:59
Leon Goretzka in action for Germany in July 2017
Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka: 'Moving to Bayern Munich is right step'
Midfielder Leon Goretzka says that leaving Schalke 04 to move to Bayern Munich is the "right step" for him at this stage of his career.
Mar 23, 16:39
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

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CBayern Munich34273492286484
2Schalke 04Schalke34189753371663
3Hoffenheim341510966481855
4Borussia DortmundDortmund341510964471755
5Bayer LeverkusenB. Leverkusen341510958441455
6RB Leipzig34158115753453
7Stuttgart34156133636051
8Eintracht FrankfurtFrankfurt34147134545049
9Borussia MonchengladbachBorussia M'bach34138134752-547
10Hertha Berlin341013114346-343
11Werder Bremen341012123740-342
12Augsburg341011134346-341
13Hannover34109154454-1039
14Mainz 053499163852-1436
15Freiburg34812143256-2436
16Wolfsburg34615133648-1233
RHamburger SV3487192953-2431
RFC Koln3457223570-3522

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