Set to shine: After a brilliant season in Bundesliga 2 last term, Leon Goretzka will be looking to make his mark in the top flight for new club Schalke
Set to shine: After a brilliant season in Bundesliga 2 last term, Leon Goretzka will be looking to make his mark in the top flight for new club Schalke
Bundesliga

Making the leap to the top flight

Munich - A new season, a new start, a blank canvas. The Bundesliga's 51st campaign has two fresh teams and a whole array of unfamiliar faces looking to make their mark in the top flight.

Every season a handful of rookies make the step up despite having had little or no prior Bundesliga experience. bundesliga.com hand picks a selection of the finest performers from last term's second division for whom the new campaign could hold immense possibilities.