Japanese international striker Shinji Okazaki is set to be a key figure for 1. FSV Mainz 05 this season, particularly after the departure of fellow goalscorer Nicolai Müller
Japanese international striker Shinji Okazaki is set to be a key figure for 1. FSV Mainz 05 this season, particularly after the departure of fellow goalscorer Nicolai Müller
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Season Preview: 1. FSV Mainz 05

Mainz - It has been a summer of change at carnival club 1. FSV Mainz 05, with a new manager, some exciting new players and some high-profile departures. All told, it points to a fascinating season for the Nullfünfers, who can focus their attentions fully on domestic affairs after falling short in qualifying for the UEFA Europa League.

bundesliga.com takes a look at how the summer will shape Mainz's fortunes in the coming campaign...