The 2020-21 Bundesliga season has to end in time for the European Championship, which was pushed back a year amid the coronavirus pandemic and will start 11 June, 2021.
It is the 18-year-old Kouassi’s first professional contract after three seasons at PSG’s youth academy, although he has featured in the first team, making his debut in December 2019.
Bayern Munich is set to make an initial payment of 49 million euros and Manchester City could receive a further 11 million euros based on Sane's achievements with the German champions
Bundesliga: Poor season, virus outbreak forces Schalke 04 chairman Clemens Toennies to step down from role
Schalke 04 chairman Clemens Toennies stepped down from the role he served in for 19 years after a COVID-19 outbreak at one of his meat factories as well as a poor season for his club.
While the first part of the summer transfer window will be just for one day on 1 July, the second period will run from 15 July to 5 October.
Hamburg were the last team to have played every season of the Bundesliga since the league was founded in 1963 until “der Dino” as they are affectionately known was finally relegated after a number of close calls in 2018.
Borussia Monchangladbach secured the fourth spot ahead of Bayer Leverkusen on the final day of the Bundesliga season with a 2-1 win over Hertha Berlin.
Premier League: Chelsea manager Frank Lampard denies reports of Blues' interest in Bayer Leverkusen’s Kai Havertz
Chelsea have not made any bids for Bayer Leverkusen’s Germany international Kai Havertz despite media reports linking the attacking midfielder with a move to Stamford Bridge, manager Frank Lampard said on Wednesday.
Kampl joined Leipzig in 2017 and his contract was due to expire at the end of the season. The extension keeps him at the club until June 2023.
Bundesliga: Bayern Munich's Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says football transfer fees, salaries will drop post COVID-19
In the coming season fans should not expect any big spending as clubs undergo cost-cutting operations, Rummenigge said.
European football roundup: Anti-racism, adjusting to new normal take centerstage in the continent’s major leagues
Here are some of the key takeaways from the top five European leagues, the biggest of which was the stand taken by clubs and players against racism.
Massive coronavirus outbreak at abattoir adds to Schalke's troubles, pressure mounts on chairman Clemens Tönnies
As Schalke’s game at Wolfsburg was kicking off on Saturday as the team was bidding to end its club-record 14-game winless drought, Tönnies stood before TV cameras to try to explain how the outbreak could happen.
Bundesliga to award domestic broadcast rights on Monday, valuation expected to decline from previous deal
The Bundesliga was the first of the major European leagues to return to action after the disruption caused by the coronavirus. Bayern Munich have just been crowned champions for an eighth successive season.
Bundesliga: Robert Lewandowski breaks goalscoring record; Erling Haaland brace helps Dortmund secure second place
It means Dortmund are assured of second place with one game of the season remaining. Despite defeat, Leipzig are virtually assured of Champions League football next season.
Chelsea have reached an agreement with RB Leipzig to sign striker Timo Werner, who is set to join the English side in July, the Premier League club announced on Thursday.
Borussia Dortmund will need to dig deep for motivation on Saturday when they take on RB Leipzig, who are looking to sew up their Champions League spot for next season and snatch second place from the Ruhr valley club.
Bundesliga: Mainz secure victory over Borussia Dortmund; Leipzig drop points after draw against Dusseldorf
Fortuna Düsseldorf stunned Leipzig with two late goals to draw 2-2 in the Bundesliga on Wednesday and boost their hopes of avoiding relegation.
Bundesliga: Interim coach Hansi Flick proves his mettle by leading Bayern Munich to eighth consecutive league title
Flick has taken his debut season by storm and won his first silverware when the Munich side beat Werder Bremen 1-0 away on Tuesday to secure their eighth consecutive Bundesliga title.
The Premier League will return on Wednesday after a three-month hiatus forced by the COVID-19 pandemic, and data produced by Gracenote from Germany’s 'ghost games' shows a radical shift where home advantage has been wiped out in empty stadiums.
Qatar launches 3rd venue for 2022 World Cup, in talks with European leagues to learn about coronavirus precautions
Qatar organisers' comments underscore how sports are taking into account the potential for ongoing health precautions at events, if there is no vaccine for COVID-19.