Stuttgart have appointed Michael Reschke as their new sporting director after persuading him to quit Bayern Munich.
Ousmane Dembele has not ruled out a move to replace Neymar at Barcelona, the Borussia Dortmund forward saying it is a pleasure to be linked.
It has been 15 years since Holger Badstuber was last associated with Stuttgart, but he has completed a move there as a free agent.
Bayern Munich have disappointed in pre-season, but Carlo Ancelotti is not worried by the Bundesliga champions' form.
Mats Hummels has reflected on just how low he felt after Bayern Munich were brushed aside by Liverpool in the Audi Cup this week.
After being out of action with a foot injury since April, Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has returned to training.
Barcelona's reported interest in Ousmane Dembele as a replacement for Neymar has been dismissed by Borussia Dortmund boss Peter Bosz.
James Rodriguez is facing a spell on the sidelines for Bayern Munich while Thiago will definitely miss the DFL-Supercup.
Despite claims Naby Keita will cost just €50m after the 2017-18 season, Ralf Rangnick does not expect him to sign a new RB Leipzig deal.
Ottmar Hitzfeld lauded the quality of Mario Gotze, who is back to full fitness after being diagnosed with a metabolic disorder last season.