Borussia Monchengladbach News

Borussia Verein für Leibesübungen 1900 e. V. Mönchengladbach, more commonly known as Monchengladbach or just Gladbach, are a progressional football club based in the North- Rhine-Westphalia region of Germany. They are sometimes known as “The Foals” by their fans. They play in the top flight of football and have done so for many years. The team was founded in 1900, initially called FK Borussia 1900, and joined the Bundesliga division in 1965. Their current stadium, Borussia Park, holds just over 54,000 spectators and is regularly quite full for their home fixtures. 

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Borussia Monchengladbach History

Monchengladbach has a decorated history, with plenty of famous players and trophies attached to them. There have been many times when Monchengladbach have caused the bigger Bundesliga clubs problems, proving time and time again that they are not a team to be messed with, both in the top German flight and in the regional cups. In more recent years, Monchengladbach has spent enough money and bought enough quality to keep pushing for the top spots in the league, securing themselves positions in the Champions League and other top European competitions. 

Who Owns Borussia Monchengladbach

The primary owner of Borussia Monchengladbach is the club itself. Due to the Bundesliga 50+1 rule, the club is the primary beneficiary of the company. 

Borussia Monchengladbach Manager

The current manager of Borussia Monchengladbach is Gerardo Seoane. Gerardo Seoane is a Swiss professional football coach who has spent his career managing smaller Swiss clubs before moving to Bayer Leverkusen. In the 2021-22 season, he helped Bayer Leverkusen finish 3rd, their best-ever finish in 7 seasons. The next season, however, he had an awful start and was soon sacked. He is taking over Borussia Monchengladbach this season and will aim to get them into European competition. 

Biggest Borussia Monchengladbach Transfers

Borussia Monchengladbach have made some very interesting signings in their history. Their top signings have been:

  • Alassane Plea from OGC Nice for £23.00m
  • Matthias Ginter from Borussia Dortmund for £17.00m
  • Christoph Kramer from Bayer Leverkusen for £15.00m
  • Stefan Lainer from RB Salzburg for £12.50m
  • Jannik Vestergaard from Werder Bremen for £12.50m

Their top departures have been:

  • Granit Xhaxa to Arsenal for £45.00m
  • Thorgan Hazard to Borussia Dortmund for £25.50m
  • Jannik Vestergaard to Southampton for £25.00m
  • Marco Reus to Borussia Dortmund for £17.10m
  • Jordan Beyer to Burnley for £15.00m

Borussia Monchengladbach Drama

In December 2020, Borussia Monchengladbach striker Marcus Thuram was banned for 6 games and handed a fine of £36,370 after spitting on an opposing player. 

Who Plays For Borussia Monchengladbach Now

Borussia Monchengladbach have a very talented, promising and quite young squad. Their defence features many players such as Jonas Omlin, Jan Olschowsky, Nico Elvedi, Maximilian Wober, Ko Itakura, Marvin Friedrich, Fabio Chiarodia, Luca Netz, Lukas Ullrich, Joe Scally, Stefan Lainer and Simon Walde. They have a very good midfield with players such as Julian Weigl, Christoph Kramer, Manu Kone, Florian Neuhaus, Oscar Fraulo and Rocco Reitz. Their attack is very young and features Hannes Wolf, Robin Hack, Yvandro Borges Sanches, Franck Honorat, Nathan Ngoumou, Patrick Herrmann, Alassane Plea, Tomas Cvancara, Granny-LLeon Ramos and Semir Telaovic.

What Have Borussia Monchengladbach Won

Borussia Monchengladbach is a mildly successful German club that has won 5 Bundesliga, 2 UEFA Cups, 3 DFB-Pokals, 1 German Second Division Championship and 1 Western German Cup. 

Borussia Monchengladbach 2023/24 Season Predictions

This season Borussia Monchengladbach has a good squad and a quality manager. As a result, we predict they will look to try and achieve European football. We can see them finishing in the Conference League or even challenging for the Europa League this season. 

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