Bundesliga high-flyers RB Leipzig returned to winning ways on Sunday with a 2-1 victory at Borussia Monchengladbach.
Edin Dzeko hit a 21-minute hat-trick as Roma took a 4-0 first-leg advantage in their Europa League last-32 tie against Villarreal.
Tottenham midfielder Nabil Bentaleb is on the verge of joining Schalke, according to Sky sources.
Bayern Munich extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga to seven points after scoring late to win 2-0 at Ingolstadt.
Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich saw their winning run come to an end as Schalke battled to a 1-1 draw at the Allianz Arena.
Chelsea have launched a move to sign Schalke left-back Sead Kolasinac, according to Sky sources.