In the quest for increased first-team action, Josip Stanisic's loan move from Bayern Munich to Bayer Leverkusen was anticipated with great expectations.
In the ever-evolving narrative of football's rising stars, few shine as brightly as midfielder Florian Wirtz.
Borussia Dortmund boss Edin Terzic voiced his frustration after his charges failed to be awarded a penalty in the 1-1 draw with Bayer Leverkusen.
Patrik Schick, the Bayer Leverkusen striker plagued by groin and calf issues last year, found redemption on Thursday night in their Europa League clash.
Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Florian Wirtz has emerged as a beacon of desire for Europe's top clubs, with Bayern Munich leading the chase.
Bayer Leverkusen's mastermind, Xabi Alonso, finds himself at the centre of swirling speculations linking him to the managerial reins at Real Madrid.