Antoine Griezmann finished third in the Ballon d'Or standings 12 months ago but the Barcelona ace has slipped down to 18th this time around.
He has been linked with some of Europe's biggest clubs but Borussia Dortmund fans have signalled their appreciation of Jadon Sancho.
Bayern Munich and Germany centre-back Niklas Sule has given a bullish assessment of his chances of appearing at Euro 2020.
Philippe Coutinho is on loan at Bayern Munich but he would be open to extending his stay in Bavaria.
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has given Hansi Flick a vote of confidence following Bayern Munich's first defeat under their interim head coach.
A number of chances went begging for Bayern Munich in their 2-1 loss to Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday, much to the annoyance of Hansi Flick.
Leon Bailey scored a first-half brace as Bayer Leverkusen beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in Saturday's Bundesliga clash at the Allianz Arena.
With his position at the helm of Borussia Dortmund far from certain, Lucien Favre played down his circumstances.
Philippe Coutinho needs to be given time at Bayern Munich, coach Hansi Flick said.
Robert Lewandowski is in the Ballon d'Or running but former team-mate Philipp Lahm should have won the award previously, says Hansi Flick.