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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 90 articles about Leon Goretzka. Articles 1 to 40:
David Alaba in action for Bayern Munich in pre-season on August 7, 2018
How Bayern Munich could line up against Wolfsburg
Sports Mole looks at how an out-of-form Bayern Munich could line up in Saturday's Bundesliga clash with Wolfsburg.
Oct 18, 13:00
Bernd Leno warms up prior to the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Vorskla Poltava on September 20, 2018
Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno called up to German squad
Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno and former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry are drafted into the Germany squad to replace injured duo Kevin Trapp and Leon Goretzka.
Oct 10, 08:50
Robert Lewandowski celebrates scoring the third during the German Super Cup game between Eintracht Frankfurt and Bayern Munich on August 12, 2018
How Bayern Munich could line up against Borussia Monchengladbach
Sports Mole looks at how faltering champions Bayern Munich could line up for Saturday's Bundesliga clash with Borussia Monchengladbach at the Allianz Arena.
Oct 4, 19:04
David Alaba in action for Bayern Munich in pre-season on August 7, 2018
How Bayern Munich could line up against Ajax
Sports Mole looks at how Bayern Munich may line up for Tuesday's Champions League group-stage tie against Ajax.
Oct 1, 21:20
Niko Kovac prowls the touchline during Bayern Munich's pre-season friendly against Paris Saint-Germain
Niko Kovac warns Bayern Munich against underestimating Schalke
The Royal Blues finished as Bundesliga runners-up to Bayern last season.
Sep 21, 19:35
Sebastian Rudy in action for Bayern Munich on August 13, 2017
Schalke 04 sign Sebastian Rudy from Bayern Munich
Schalke 04 sign Sebastian Rudy from Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich for a reported fee of £14.5m.
Aug 27, 20:41
Robert Lewandowski celebrates scoring the third during the German Super Cup game between Eintracht Frankfurt and Bayern Munich on August 12, 2018
Result: Bayern Munich beat Hoffenheim in Bundesliga season opener
Bayern Munich get the 2018-19 Bundesliga campaign underway with a 3-1 win over Hoffenheim in Friday's season opener at the Allianz Arena.
Aug 24, 21:36
Axel Tuanzebe in action for Manchester United in the Champions League on December 5, 2017
Jose Mourinho hails "brilliant" Manchester United youngsters
Man United manager Jose Mourinho is glad that his side's pre-season campaign is over with, but says that he is proud of the way his younger players handled themselves.
Aug 6, 13:36
Niko Kovac prowls the touchline during Bayern Munich's pre-season friendly against Paris Saint-Germain
Result: Manchester United lose to Bayern Munich at Allianz Arena
Manchester United round off their preparations for the 2018-19 campaign with a 1-0 defeat to German champions Bayern Munich.
Aug 5, 21:06
Thiago Alcantara in action for Bayern Munich in the Champions League on March 14, 2018
Manchester United, Chelsea 'enquire about Thiago Alcantara'
Manchester United and Chelsea reportedly enquire about the possibility of signing Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara, who has also been linked with Barcelona.
Jul 24, 22:52
South Korea's Son Heung-min scores their second goal in the game against Germany on June 27, 2018
Result: Germany dumped out of World Cup courtesy of South Korea defeat
Defending champions Germany are out of the 2018 World Cup after losing 2-0 to South Korea in Wednesday's Group F clash in Kazan.
Jun 27, 16:59
Germany manager Joachim Low on March 27, 2018
Preview: Germany vs. Sweden - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the World Cup fixture between Germany and Sweden in Group F.
Jun 21, 12:15
Germany manager Joachim Low on March 27, 2018
Preview: Germany vs. Mexico - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the World Cup fixture between defending champions Germany and Mexico.
Jun 15, 10:45
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
Lothar Matthaus: 'Bayern Munich should sell Thiago'
Former Bayern Munich midfielder Lothar Matthaus urges the German champions to consider selling Spanish playmaker Thiago this summer.
May 23, 21:08
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

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Borussia DortmundDortmund75202381517
2RB Leipzig7421169714
3Borussia MonchengladbachBorussia M'bach7421159614
4Werder Bremen7421138514
5Hertha Berlin7421127514
6Eintracht FrankfurtFrankfurt84131912713
7Bayern Munich7412128413
8Mainz 0572324409
9Wolfsburg72321011-19
10Augsburg7223141318
11Freiburg7223913-48
12Nuremberg7223716-98
13Hoffenheim72141112-17
14Bayer LeverkusenB. Leverkusen7214713-67
15Schalke 04Schalke720559-46
16Hannover7124814-65
17Stuttgart7124613-75
18Fortuna DusseldorfDusseldorf8125618-125

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