Wolfsburg moved to the top of the Bundesliga, at least for a night, with a commanding 3-0 win over Schalke without two key players who appear to have made their last appearances for the club.
Goals from Bas Dost, Ricardo Rodriguez and Timm Klose helped the Wolves get over the impending departures of Kevin De Bruyne and Ivan Perisic, with Schalke powerless to prevent their first defeat of the season.
The win took Dieter Hecking's men a point clear of Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen,...
Wolfsburg expect Kevin De Bruyne's departure to Manchester City to be completed within the next 48 hours, club director Klaus Allofs said on Friday.
De Bruyne sat out Wolfsburg's 3-0 win over Schalke on Friday night, watching from a stadium box and taking photographs in fans.
And Allofs, who a day earlier called City's offer "astonishing," confirmed that De Bruyne's deal is all but sealed.
"We will complete everything either tonight or tomorrow," Allofs told reporters. "De Bruyne is off to Manchester...
Inter Milan hope to wrap up the signing of Ivan Perisic on Friday after the player was left out of the Wolfsburg squad for the Bundesliga clash with Schalke.
Reports in Italy and Germany suggest Croatia international Perisic is on his way to the Nerazzurri, whose coach Roberto Mancini has made him a key summer target.
The clubs are reported to have moved closer to an agreement, despite Wolfsburg sporting director Klaus Allofs suggesting that Inter would not be able to afford the 26-year-old.