The Bundesliga resumes this weekend, in what will be the first major European league returning to play since widespread suspension caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
This has caused a spike of interest from football fans all over the world – who don’t normally tune in to watch Borussia Monchengladbach take on Werder Bremen – but here we are.
Liverpool fans are no different, with countless Reds surely switching onto the German top-flight this weekend, but we’re here to suggest where your attention should be focused.
Several Bundesliga stars have been linked with a move to Anfield this summer, here’s five of them and details on when they’ll be playing over the weekend:
He was obviously going to be first, wasn’t he? The German forward has been relentlessly tipped to join Liverpool – most recently by the Guardian – and he’ll be in action when RB Leipzig take on Freiburg Saturday.
Linked with a move to Anfield by BILD, the tricky attacking midfielder will play a pivotal role as Bayer Leverkusen take on a struggling Werder Bremen on Monday night.
Son of Italian football legend Lillian Thuram, Marcus will be running down the wing when Monchengladbach line-up against Leverkusen next Saturday; Express.de claim the Reds are keeping an eye on him.
Sharing the pitch with Thuram, Zakaria – who has been linked with us by Sky Germany (via the Mirror) – will also be in action when Gladbach take on Bayer.
The Werder Bremen star has been sporadically linked with a move to Anfield, most recently by BILD (via the Mirror), and will be in action for Die Grün-Weißen against Bayer on Monday night.