Bayer Leverkusen Rumors & News

  • Javier Hernandez won't play at Olympics for Mexico this summer

    ESPN FC "Javier Hernandez has ruled himself out of playing for Mexico at the Olympics this summer, though he plans to take part in the Copa America. Mexico will be the defending gold medalists in Rio de Janeiro this August, but "Chicharito" will not be able to play in the Olympics for the second..." April 23

  • Javier Hernandez suspended as Bayer Leverkusen troubles increase

    ESPN FC "Bayer Leverkusen striker Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez will miss his side's match at Augsburg on Saturday after collecting a fifth yellow card in the 4-1 home thrashing by Werder Bremen. The Mexico international's booking came as Leverkusen fell apart on an evening described by midfielder..." March 03

  • Bayer Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt banned for five games

    Sky Sports "Bayer Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt has been banned for five Bundesliga games and fined €20,000 (£15,804) after refusing a referee's order to leave the touchline during a match. The German Football Association (DFB) has taken a hard line with Schmidt, who is banned from the touchline for the..." February 24

  • Leverkusen-Borussia Dortmund game suspended over Schmidt dismissal

    ESPN FC "The Bundesliga clash between Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund came to an extraordinary halt after Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt refused to leave the field. The match was suspended after 65 minutes following a controversial Dortmund goal that gave them a 1-0 lead at the BayArena." February 21

  • Arsenal’s move for former Manchester United star Javier Hernandez blocked by Bayer Leverkusen

    The Sun "The striker was flogged by Manchester United for an initial £7.3million in the summer and has netted 19 goals in 26 games in Germany. And United boss Louis van Gaal admitted last week that he made a serious blunder when he let the Mexican leave Old Trafford. Little Pea, 27, has been linked..." January 04

  • Arsenal eyeing shock move for ex-Man United star

    Daily Star "ARSENAL are plotting a shock move for former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez. The Gunners have been impressed by the in-form Mexican, who has been scoring for fun since joining Bayern Leverkusen after being booted out of Old Trafford by Louis van Gaal. Striker Hernandez, 27, has..." December 28

  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger ready to seal Javier Hernandez transfer

    Metro "Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is ready to pay £13.2million to sign Bayer Leverkusen forward Javier Hernandez, according to reports. Hernandez, 27, has made a mockery of Louis van Gaal’s decision to sell him last summer, having scored 18 goals in 22 appearances in all competitions for Leverkusen..." December 24

  • Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez not bought for marketing reasons - Voller

    ESPN FC "Bayer Leverkusen did not buy Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez for marketing reasons, the club's sporting executive Rudi Voller has said. Hernandez, 27, joined Leverkusen from Manchester United on transfer deadline day in Germany in a deal reported to be worth around €12 million. The Mexico..." September 16

  • Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez to be on bench for Bayer Leverkusen

    ESPN FC "Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez will not start for Bayer Leverkusen when they host newly promoted Darmstadt at the weekend, his coach Roger Schmidt has said. Hernandez, 27, joined Leverkusen from Manchester United on a three-year contract this summer for a reported fee of £8.75 million. His..." September 11

  • Javier Hernandez omits Louis van Gaal from Man United goodbye message - but thanks Sir Alex Ferguson and fans

    Daily Mirror "Javier Hernandez has paid tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United chief scout Jim Lawlor but offered no gratitude to David Moyes or Louis van Gaal. Hernandez, 27, completed a £7.1m move to Bayer Leverkusen earlier this week after five years with United. A £6m signing from Chivas..." September 03

  • Confirmed: Man United announce striker has signed a three-year deal to move to Leverkusen

    The Express "United announced the news via their official Twitter account, saying: "Javier Hernandez has completed a permanent move to Bayer Leverkusen. We wish him all the best for the future." The fee Leverkusen will pay, while undisclosed at the moment, is thought to be around £9million. The Mexican..." August 31

  • Son Heung-Min completes £21.9m move to Tottenham and given No 7 shirt

    Daily Mail "Son Heung-Min has signed for Tottenham for £21.9million from Bayer Leverkusen and was immediately handed the No 7 shirt. Though the South Korean can operate as a wide player, he has been bought to support Harry Kane as Tottenham's main striker, penning a five-year contract. The deal is subject..." August 28

  • Tottenham make £18m bid for Bayer Leverkusen forward Heung-Min Son - the man nicknamed 'Sonaldo' in Germany

    Daily Mail "Tottenham have made an £18million move for Bayer Leverkusen forward Heung-Min Son. The 23-year-old was due to play on Wednesday night in their Champions League qualifier against Lazio but his selection has been thrown into doubt after Tottenham's bid with the player expected in London for a..." August 26

  • Manchester City are ‘targeting £25m Karim Bellarabi transfer’

    Metro "Manchester City have turned their transfer attentions to £25million rated German winger Karim Bellarabi. Bellarabi, who has been linked to a move to Premier League rivals Arsenal in the past, has been earmarked by Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini as he looks to add strength in-depth to..." July 02

  • Manchester City plot transfer of Lars Bender from Bayer Leverkusen if Paul Pogba pursuit fails

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City have identified German enforcer Lars Bender as an alternative to Paul Pogba if they fail to land the French midfielder. Pogba, 22, is City’s top target this summer and the Blues are prepared to go all the way for the Juventus star in a bidding war with several of Europe’s top..." June 07

  • Liverpool ‘line up £15m transfer for Bayer Leverkusen forward Son Heung-Min’

    Metro "Liverpool are reportedly eyeing a transfer for Bayer Leverkusen forward Son Heung-Min. The South Korean has been in sensational form for the German outfit this season, scoring 11 goals in 24 appearances in the Bundesliga." May 03

  • Tottenham Hotspur flop Roberto Soldado a target for German outfit Bayer Leverkusen

    Daily Mirror "Roberto Soldado is set to be handed a lifeline from his Premier League nightmare by Bayer Leverkusen. The Germans have lined up the misfiring Spaniard - a huge flop since his £26million move from Valencia 18 months ago - as a replacement for their own forward, Josip Drmic, who wants to..." January 20

  • Arsenal handed transfer blow after German target Christoph Kramer signs new Bayer Leverkusen deal

    Metro "Arsenal have been handed a blow in their reported pursuit of Germany international Christoph Kramer after the 23-year-old committed his future with Bayer Leverkusen. Kramer – who is in his second season of a two-year loan deal at Borussia Monchengladbach – is under contract with the Bundesliga..." December 23

  • Arsenal scrambling to complete Lars Bender signing as Barcelona threaten to cause chaos

    The Express "Reports last week claimed that Arsene Wenger was lining up a bid for the anchorman after missing out on Real Madrid's Sami Khedira. Bender, whose twin brother Sven plays for Borussia Dortmund, is highly regarded as one of the top enforcers in the Bundesliga, and Wenger was hoping to strike a..." November 20

  • Champions League draw: Liverpool land Real Madrid, Man City get Bayern

    The Guardian "Manchester City have been drawn to face Bayern Munich for the third time in four years, and will also play CSKA Moscow and Roma in what presents the toughest draw for English clubs in the Champions League. However, Liverpool also face a tricky group and will play the current holders Real Madrid..." August 28

  • Arsenal ready to put pressure on Bayer Leverkusen with new Lars Bender bid

    The Express "The Bayer Leverkusen midfielder was linked to the Gunners last summer, but they had a £15m bid rejected. Though Arsene Wenger appears to be welll stocked in midfield, he isn't giving up on Bender. Reports on the continent suggest Arsenal are likely to make a new bid before the end of the..." June 27

  • Arsenal set to make new £21million bid for Bayer Leverkusen star Lars Bender

    Metro "Arsenal are reportedly set to make a new offer for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender before the end of next week. Bender has strongly been linked with a switch to Arsenal in the last two transfer windows, following a string of impressive displays in the Bundesliga. The Gunners had a..." June 26

  • Reds to make late bid for Hakan Calhanoglu?

    Daily Mirror "The Express reports that Brendan Rodgers is eyeing a £10million move for Hakan Calhanoglu - to stop the Hamburg midfielder moving to Bayer Leverkusen. In what was a miserable season for the German club, Calhanoglu was a shining light, scoring 11 goals in 32 games. Liverpool boss Rodgers has..." June 18

  • Liverpool open talks with Emre Can after triggering £9.75m release clause

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool have placed a bid of £9.75million for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Emre Can, triggering the release cause in his contract. The Reds are now free to open talks with the Germany Under-21 international, who is highly rated by Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers. Emre Can joined Bayer..." June 05

  • Liverpool reportedly close to signing Bayer Leverkusen midfielder

    The Independent "Liverpool are nearing the signature of Emre Can according to reports in the German media. Brendan Rodgers side are said to be close to reaching a deal worth up to €12m for the Germany U21 international who has made a positive impression in his debut season at Leverkusen. The 20-year-old Can..." May 20

  • Arsenal make Lars Bender transfer their top priority for the summer window

    Daily Mirror "Gunners want to add physical presence as well as technical ability in midfield and see the Bayer Leverkusen and Germany star as a replacement for Arteta. Arsene Wenger has identified Lars Bender as his No1 summer target to strengthen Arsenal’s midfield. Manager Wenger wants a midfield..." May 01

  • Kevin De Bruyne pursuit is no secret, says Bayer Leverkusen’s Rudi Voller

    Metro "The Bundesliga club have long been linked with the Blues winger, who spent last season on loan at Werder Bremen, and Voller insists Leverkusen will make a concerted effort to sign the Belgian when the transfer window re-opens in January. ‘We made no secret of our interest in Kevin De Bruyne..." December 17

  • Official: Chelsea announces Schurrle signing "Chelsea has confirmed the signing of Bayer Leverkusen attacker Andre Schurrle. The Blues announced on June 13 that they had reached an agreement with the Bundesliga side for the transfer of Schurrle, and now the details and formalities of the deal have been finalized. The 22-year-old, who..." June 25

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