Tottenham Hotspur
4:30 AM UTC
Game Details
AFC Bournemouth
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Crystal Palace
Newcastle United
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Sheffield United
Brighton & Hove Albion
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Aston Villa
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Leicester City
Manchester City
9:30 AM UTC
Game Details
Hertha BerlinHertha Berlin
Bayern MunichBayern Munich
Game Details

Sources: Barca's Konrad keen to join Klinsmann


Hertha Berlin's John Anthony Brooks battling to be fit after thigh injury

United States international John Anthony Brooks suffered a thigh injury on international duty and could miss Hertha Berlin's Bundesliga meeting with Stuttgart.

Brooks, 22, was among the last players to resume training at Hertha this summer following his appearances for United States at the Gold Cup.

The defender was only used as last-minute substitute in the first two games of the Bundesliga season, and only returned to Hertha's starting XI in the final match before the international break.

Following the 3-1 defeat at Borussia Dortmund, Brooks returned for international duty as Jurgen Klinsmann's men faced Peru and Brazil.

While the Berlin-born defender played the full 90 minutes in the 2-1 win over Peru, he did not feature in the 4-1 loss to Brazil after sustaining a thigh injury in training on Sunday.

Brooks returned to Berlin on Wednesday, and told Bild that he faces a race against time to return to full fitness for his club's meeting with Stuttgart at the Olympiastadion on Saturday.

"I've got problems with the back of my thigh, and so I came straight back [from the national team]," Brooks said. "We'll see on Thursday whether I can make the Stuttgart match."


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.