Cologne - The new Bundesliga 2 season kicked off with a bang on Friday evening, but the 18 top flight clubs still have three weeks to work on their fitness levels before the start of the 2015/16 Bundesliga season.
As ever, bundesliga.com kept you posted on all the latest developments from around the training grounds...
That concludes our rolling updates for the day. Thanks for joining us, and check back in on Sunday for all the latest news and transfers. Night!
BVB summer signing Julian Weigl could not hide his grin after the club's 2-0 win over Juventus.
Translation: "A good way to finish off our training camp with a victory! Long may it continue!"
Schalke new boy Franco Di Santo and sporting director Horst Heldt were all smiles today as it was announced the striker would wear the number 9 shirt.
Dortmund head coach Thomas Tuchel was in positive mood following BVB's 2-0 win over Juventus in St. Gallen...
Translation: "It's been a great week for us. I'm really pleased."
Translation: "We've reached an interim goal, nothing more. We're on the right path."
Deserved and morale-boosting win for Thomas Tuchel's BVB against Italian champions Juventus. Couple of lovely goals from Messrs Aubameyang and Reus, too!
Translation: Bye-bye, St. Gallen!
FC Schalke 04 fans could be in for a treat against FC Porto on Monday...
The Auba-Reus connection
Borussia Dortmund have been playing some fabulous football against Juventus. The Yellow-Blacks currently lead 2-0 through goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Marco Reus.
Schulz fires Hertha to victory
Nico Schulz scored the only goal of the game as Hertha Berlin recorded their first pre-season win in four against Turkish Süper Lig club Akhisar Belediyespor.
Translation: That's it! Hertha beat Akhisar Belediyespor 1-0 thanks to a goal from Nico Schulz.
It's the one we've all been waiting for: Borussia Dortmund vs. Juventus in a repeat of last season's UEFA Champions League Round of 16 clash.
BVB: Bürki, Piszczek, Hummels, Sokratis, Schmelzer, Weigl, Gündogan, Kampl, Reus, Mkhitaryan, Aubameyang #bvbjuve— Borussia Dortmund (@BVB) July 25, 2015
Di Santo passes Schalke medical
Franco Di Santo is on the brink of joining FC Schalke 04. The Argentinian striker parted ways with SV Werder Bremen today after the Royal Blues activated a release clause in his contract.
World Cup qualifying draw
The path to Russia 2018 has been plotted for many Bundesliga stars. Holders Germany face the Czech Republic, Northern Ireland, Norway, Azerbaijan and San Marino. Here are the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying groups:
Europa League winners beaten
A notable scalp for Werder Bremen in pre-season with back-to-back Europa League winners Sevilla beaten...
Eintracht scrape win
Swiss international forward Haris Seferovic's first-half free kick was enough for Eintracht Frankfurt against Fulham FC in Windischgarsten.
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim were made to work for the win against Leeds United, Mark Uth and Steven Zuber with the goals in a 2-1 success.
Translation: Markus Gisdol after the win against Leeds United: "It was an intense game that asked a lot of us."
Josip Drmic and Marlon Ritter were on the scoresheet for Borussia Mönchengladbach in this afternoon's 2-2 friendly draw with Turkish club Bursaspor.
Translation: 2-2 against Bursaspor. The Fohlenelf continue their good preparations.
Check out this must-see video of FC Bayern München fan favourites Thomas Müller and Manuel Neuer in Guangzhou, China, courtesy of fcb.tv...
Bremen on fire
SV Werder Bremen have made a cracking start to their friendly against 2014/15 UEFA Europa League winners Sevilla FC!
Rain? What rain?
1. FC Köln let their inner child loose on the training pitches in Kitzbühel, Austria.
Translation: Fun in training in the rain
Looking at this snap of some of the VfB Stuttgart players joking around in training, it's strange to think die Schwaben were embroiled in a relegation battle just over two months ago.
Translation: A winners' photo
Food for thought for 2014/15 Bundesliga runners-up VfL Wolfsburg after a narrow 2-1 defeat to Villarreal CF in the Emirates Cup.
BVB hit the road
The Borussia Dortmund team bus is heading for St. Gallen, where Thomas Tuchel's troops will tackle Italian champions and 2014/15 UEFA Champions League finalists Juventus in a friendly later this evening (kick-off 18:30 CEST).
VfL Wolfsburg have work to do against Villarreal CF in the Emirates Cup. Ivan Perisic quickly levelled in the tenth minute, but the Yellow submarine soon restored their advantage.
Piotr Trochowski's stunning free kick wasn't enough for FC Augsburg as Norwich City scored two late goals to take the friendly spoils.
Rest and relaxation
FC Bayern will enjoy a well-earned break this weekend after whipping up a storm on tour in China.
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim strike early against Leeds United in Lillestrom.
Translation: 2 minute. 1-0 to TSG. Mark Uth. Left foot. 18 yards out. Unstoppable. Into the corner. Dream goal.
Bremen duo Anthony Ujah and Zlatko Junuzovic prove a big hit at the club's fan day.
Translation: New striker Anthony Ujah gets a fantastic reception
Still no Alex Meier for Eintracht Frankfurt as the Eagles prepare to take on English Championship side Fulham FC.
Translation: The line-ups
Ingolstadt limbering up
Bundesliga newcomers FC Ingolstadt 04 are in friendly action against Spanish outfit Real Club Celta de Vigo this afternoon.
FC Augsburg take the lead against Premier League club Norwich City, thanks to new signing Piotr Trochowski's 30-yard free kick.
It looks like the 1. FC Köln players had great fun in training earlier today...
Translation: The FC pros showed off their football tennis skills this morning
Huge news from the FC Schalke 04 camp as Leroy Sane pens a two-year contract extension valid until 30 June 2019. The 19-year-old forward has scored three goals in 14 Bundesliga outings since making his professional debut in April 2014.
Bremen fan day
It's been pouring down in Bremen today, but it'll take more than rain to keep fans away from the Weserstadion.
VfB Stuttgart’s Cote D’Ivoire international Serey Die addresses the media following the Swabians’ morning training session.
Wolfsburg are taking part in the annual Emirates Cup for the first time this year. The Wolves take on Villarreal CF and Arsenal FC’s Emirates Stadium. The other semi-final is between the Gunners and Olympique Lyonnais.
Eagles take on Fulham
Frankfurt are one of three Bundesliga clubs taking on English opposition on Saturday. The Eagles are up against second-tier outfit Fulham FC.
Who better to captain the side than last season’s top goalscorer Alexander Meier?
On the road to recovery
Former Borussia Dortmund keeper Mitchell Langerak is currently recovering from a knee injury, but the Australian international has joined up with his new team-mates in St. Gallen.
Roman Bürki is set to take on Italian champions Juventus with Borussia Dortmund later on. Looks like he's relishishing the challenge.
...and a very good morning to you too, Juan!
Good morning!! Have a nice day!! pic.twitter.com/xO2XmnI0Zo— Juan Bernat (@JuanBernat) July 25, 2015
Translation: After training, captain Pirmin Schwegler invites fans to come and see the friendly against Leeds United at 16:00 CEST. The club will pay.
Long time, no see!
Former FC Schalke 04 and VfB Stuttgart striker Kevin Kuranyi has joined Hoffenheim until the end of the season. Find out more about that transfer right here.
Translation: Hey, Bundesliga. I'm back! 1899 Hoffenheim, I'm looking forward to it!
Premier League opposition
Dong-Won Ji will be hoping to play a part in Augsburg's friendly against Norwich City FC later on. The Canaries were promoted back to the top flight of English football last season.
Hertha, meanwhile, are preparing to take on Turkish outfit Akhisar Belediyespor in Schladming later today.
Translation: Cross, goal! That went very well.
In a repeat of last season's UEFA Champions League quarter final, Borussia Dortmund take on Serie A champions Juventus at 19:00 CEST this evening.
No game for VfB Stuttgart today, but Alexander Zorniger's boys are taking things as seriously as ever on the training ground this morning.
Werder Bremen are one of eight Bundesliga clubs in pre-season friendly action on Saturday. Die Grün-Weißen take on UEFA Europa League winners FC Sevilla later on.