Peter Bosz has been sacked as Bayer Leverkusen head coach after a dreadful run of form post-Christmas in all competitions.
Jamal Musiala and Florian Wirtz are two of the brightest teenagers in European football and have earned their first senior Germany call-ups.
Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich are reportedly at the front of the queue to lure Kalidou Koulibaly to Germany.
Dua bintang muda paling menyinar dalam Bundesliga menemui sasaran dan mencipta sejarah dalam perlawanan berbeza awal pagi tadi.
Florian Wirtz and Youssoufa Moukoko each continued their promising young Bundesliga careers with new benchmarks on Saturday.
Pengurus, Peter Bosz, mengakui tiada alasan berhubung kekalahan mengejut Bayer Leverkusen dalam DFB-Pokal di tangan Rot-Weiss Essen, dengan menyatakan: "Kami tidak patut kalah di sini."
Bayer Leverkusen were on the wrong end of a DFB-Pokal upset on Tuesday, going out to fourth-tier opponents in the last 16.
English players have enjoyed success in the Bundesliga in recent seasons, and Demarai Gray will be looking to continue that trend.
Erling Haaland and David Alaba are wanted by several European giants, with Chelsea reportedly interested.
It has not been an easy start to life at Chelsea for Kai Havertz but Simon Rolfes has no doubt he can thrive in the Premier League.