Newly-signed Makoto Hasebe and Eintracht Frankfurt are the focus of attention this time out on
Newly-signed Makoto Hasebe and Eintracht Frankfurt are the focus of attention this time out on
Bundesliga

Reporters on pre-season tour: Eintracht Frankfurt

Donaueschingen - Preparations for the upcoming Bundesliga campaign are swinging into top gear and the players at Germany's elite clubs are working up a concomitant sweat at their pre-season training camps at home and abroad.

bundesliga.com is dropping in on a few of them to keep you updated on how things are progressing and today, it's Eintracht Frankfurt in the spotlight. The Eagles are already well into their second camp, with the scenic Black Forest town of Donaueschingen the backdrop for some intense tactical work under new head coach Thomas Schaaf.

So far, things seem to be moving very much in the right direction for the Eagles, who had a difficult season last time out after having qualified for the UEFA Europa League in 2013 on the back of winning promotion. "Getting the day started with some strength training," says this tweet:

And while the skies over Donaueschingen had cleared by Wednesday, Chandler and Co were having a slippery time of it in training beforehand...

Next up on the bundesliga.com pre-season tour are VfL Wolfsburg, while you can also check out Tuesday's report from the Bayer 04 Leverkusen camp here.