RB Leipzig News and Features
Name: RB Leipzig
Home ground: Red Bull Arena
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When energy drinks company Red Bull wanted to spread their wings into German football in 2009 they chose to take over fifth-tier side SSV Markranstadt and pledged to steer them to the top of the Bundesliga. Starting at the bottom, but with plenty of resources, there were four promotions in seven years and they are now regular challengers for domestic honours. They are not, however, popular with football purists either in Germany or across Europe.
Guide The German Cup, or DFB-Pokal, concludes on Saturday July 4, with Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich facing-off in Berlin. Here's how you can watch.
Guide What Bundesliga games are on this week? BT Sport will now show every German match this season – find out how to watch Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, no matter where you are
Timo Werner’s £47.5m transfer to Chelsea is now confirmed – so how will the Blues look with him leading the attack, and what does this mean for Tammy Abraham?
The striker intends to head to London before his current employers have concluded their European campaign.
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