Hoffenheim will be without Vedad Ibisevic for the first two months of the season due to a thigh injury.
Hoffenheim are hoping to pip Celtic to the signing of Kaizer Chiefs striker Knowledge Musona.
Celtic have been told to forget about hijacking Hoffenheim's move for Kaizer Chiefs striker Knowledge Musona.
Hoffenheim have completed the signing of teenager Michael Gregoritsch from Austrian outfit Kapfenberger SV.
Zimbabwe international Knowledge Musona is reportedly a target for Bundesliga outfit Hoffenheim.