Kagawa, Okazaki head up Japan`s Bundesliga boom
Kagawa, Okazaki head up Japan`s Bundesliga boom

With Shinji Okazaki as the Bundesliga`s top scorer at Mainz 05 and Shinji Kagawa back at Borussia Dortmund, Japanese stars are enjoying a boom in Germany`s top flight.

Javier Aguirre calls up Kagawa, three uncapped players
Javier Aguirre calls up Kagawa, three uncapped players

 Japan`s new coach Javier Aguirre called up Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa on Wednesday for friendlies against Jamaica and Brazil this month, in his first international duty since leaving Manchester United.

Champions League: Borussia Dortmund vs Arsenal - Preview
Champions League: Borussia Dortmund vs Arsenal - Preview

Borussia Dortmund are hoping attacking midfielder Shinji Kagawa, who returned after two years at Manchester United, can help lift the German team past Arsenal in the Champions League on Tuesday despite a growing injury list.

Franck Ribery scores on return as Bayern Munich go joint top
Franck Ribery scores on return as Bayern Munich go joint top

Bayern Munich playmaker Franck Ribery scored in his first game this season as the champions moved joint top of the Bundesliga on Saturday, while Shinji Kagawa also enjoyed a goalscoring return as Borussia Dortmund saw off Freiburg.

Injuries leave Dortmund counting on Shinji Kagawa
Injuries leave Dortmund counting on Shinji Kagawa

Borussia Dortmund are in the grip of an injury crisis coming into their home clash with Freiburg in the Bundesliga on Saturday and with a Champions League clash with Arsenal just around the corner.

Japan midfielder Kagawa returns to Dortmund

Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa returned to Borussia Dortmund on Sunday, signing a four-year contract with last season`s Bundesliga runners-up after two disappointing years at Manchester United.

Japanese star Shinji Kagawa returns to Borussia Dortmund
Japanese star Shinji Kagawa returns to Borussia Dortmund

Japanese international Shinji Kagawa has re-signed for former club Borussia Dortmund for a reported fee of 8million euros ($10.5million, £6.3million) ending an unhappy two year spell with Manchester United German publication Bild claimed on Sunday.

Shinji Kagawa set for Japan matches as United doubts grow

Playmaker Shinji Kagawa will be selected in the Japan squad for the first friendly matches under new coach Javier Aguirre, media said Tuesday, as doubts deepened over his future at Manchester United.

Fringe United players await Van Gaal decision

With 10 days left for the English Premier League season to kick off, United`s players and Louis van Gaal have an interesting time ahead. The manager will be looking to cull down players he feels deemed for United. Several faces that include the likes of Shinji Kagawa, Javier Hernandez, Nani, Anderson and Marouane Fellaini are the pivotal faces that could leave Old Trafford.

Zaha, Kagawa make case to United in Inter win

Manchester United remained undefeated under new Dutch manager Louis van Gaal after defeating Inter Milan 5-3 on penalty kicks on Tuesday following a goalless draw.

Inherited a "broken squad" at Manchester United, says Louis van Gaal

New Manchester United manager has said he inherited a “broken squad” from his predecessor David Moyes at Manchester United. During the club`s pre-season US tour, the Dutchman has been often critical of the balance of his squad.

Louis van Gaal critical of Manchester United yet again

Louis van Gaal has criticized Manchester United for the third time during the pre-season US tour. The Dutchman joined the Old Trafford outfit after leading Netherlands to a third place finish at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Louis van Gaal feels his Manchester United team lack right balance

After easing past LA Galaxy, new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal feels his side lacks proper balance.

Shinji Kagawa out to impress new Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal

Japan`s Shinji Kagawa has vowed to prove his worth to new Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal after a disappointing World Cup plunged his future into further doubt.

Manchester United unveil new home kit for 2014-15 season

English Premier League giants Manchester United have finally unveiled their new home kit for the 2014-15 season. This news was confirmed through the official twitter account of the club.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Japan 1-4 Colombia - As it happened...

It is mission accomplished for Colombia as Los Cafeteros have gathered enough points to qualify to the Round of 16, however first place is not for certain as a blunder against Japan could be costly if Ivory Coast beat Greece in Fortaleza with a lengthy score.

FIFA WC 2014: Japan vs Greece - Preview

Japan`s Shinji Kagawa was so dejected after the Asian champions lost their World Cup opener that his team-mates invited him to jump in the tub together to wash away the blues.

Kagawa wants world to take notice of Japan in Brazil

Asian champions Japan need to show the world how good they are and the best place to display their abilities is in Brazil, according to midfielder Shinji Kagawa.

Japan edges Zambia in last World Cup warm-up

Yoshito Okubo netted the winning goal in stoppage time to give bloodied Japan a 4-3 victory over Zambia on Friday in the Asian champions` final World Cup warm-up match.

Japan edges Costa Rica in World Cup warm-up

Manchester United striker Shinji Kagawa scored the go-ahead goal in the 80th minute Monday as Japan defeated Costa Rica 3-1 in a World Cup warm-up friendly for both teams.