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Nat Phillips was due to spend all of 2019-20 at Stuttgart but has been recalled by Liverpool due to their defensive injury crisis.
The Japanese League is booming and many are stars who decide to try their luck in the land of the Rising Sun. Vissel Kobe, where David Villa and Andres Iniesta play, aim to get a player who once won the Champions League: Mario Gomez.
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Several historic German sides are in a second tier which, like the Spanish league, has become full of top teams.
Manchester United were linked with highly rated teenage defender Ozan Kabak, but he has instead opted to join David Wagner at Schalke.
Mario Gómez will not forget last season - but for all the wrong reasons. The German forward suffered relegation with Stuttgart, but this hasn't stopped some of Europe's bigger sides showing interest in him, with a return to Besiktas being mooted in the press.
Union Berlin were promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history on Monday after beating Stuttgart in a promotion-relegation play-off.
Stuttgart went in front against Union Berlin. However, their joy was short lived because the referee disallowed the goal after a VAR on-field review. It was disallowed becasue Nico Gonzalez was offside and interfering with the goalkeeper in Aogo's goal. Minutes before, the away fans had shown their disgust with VAR.
Union Berlin defender Marvin Friedrich went from zero to hero and kept his side dreaming of promotion to Germany's top flight as they fought to a 2-2 draw at Stuttgart in the first leg of the Bundesliga relegation play-off.