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The Switzerland international is preparing to part with the Serie A champions as a free agent, but a proposed move to Germany has fallen through
Lichtsteiner leaving Juventus but won't be joining Dortmund
The Switzerland international is preparing to part with the Serie A champions as a free agent, but a proposed move to Germany has fallen through
FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2017 file photo Hajo Seppelt, journalist for the German ARD Television, poses for photographer on the side line of the International Olympic Committee, IOC, Executive Board meeting, in Lausanne, Switzerland. German officials called Saturday on the global soccer federation FIFA to intervene after the journalist who exposed systematic doping in Russian athletics was denied entry to Russia to report on the upcoming World Cup. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Russia relents on World Cup visa for German journalist
FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2017 file photo Hajo Seppelt, journalist for the German ARD Television, poses for photographer on the side line of the International Olympic Committee, IOC, Executive Board meeting, in Lausanne, Switzerland. German officials called Saturday on the global soccer federation FIFA to intervene after the journalist who exposed systematic doping in Russian athletics was denied entry to Russia to report on the upcoming World Cup. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Jose Paolo Guerrero soccer player from Peru, arrives for a hearing at the international Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, on his doping ban in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Peru captain Guerrero banned from World Cup in doping case
Jose Paolo Guerrero soccer player from Peru, arrives for a hearing at the international Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, on his doping ban in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England - AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham, Britain - May 10, 2018 Switzerland's Julian Vonmoos in action with England's James Garner Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England - AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham, Britain - May 10, 2018 Switzerland's Julian Vonmoos in action with England's James Garner Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England - AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham, Britain - May 10, 2018 Switzerland's Lucio Soldini in action Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England - AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham, Britain - May 10, 2018 Switzerland's Lucio Soldini in action Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England - AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham, Britain - May 10, 2018 England's Bobby Duncan in action with Switzerland's Lucio Soldini Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England - AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham, Britain - May 10, 2018 England's Bobby Duncan in action with Switzerland's Lucio Soldini Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England - AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham, Britain - May 10, 2018 Switzerland's Felix Mambimbi celebrates scoring their first goal Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England - AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham, Britain - May 10, 2018 Switzerland's Felix Mambimbi celebrates scoring their first goal Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England - AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham, Britain - May 10, 2018 England's Xavier Amaechi in action with Switzerland's Jan Wornhard Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England - AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham, Britain - May 10, 2018 England's Xavier Amaechi in action with Switzerland's Jan Wornhard Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England - AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham, Britain - May 10, 2018 England's James Garner in action with Switzerland's Alexandre Jankewitz Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England - AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham, Britain - May 10, 2018 England's James Garner in action with Switzerland's Alexandre Jankewitz Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England - AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham, Britain - May 10, 2018 England's Arvin Appiah in action with Switzerland's Felix Mambimbi Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v England - AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham, Britain - May 10, 2018 England's Arvin Appiah in action with Switzerland's Felix Mambimbi Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
Switzerland's Massimo Busacca, FIFA-director of the Department of Refereeing Developments speaks during a media conference regarding the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) at a hotel in Brussels on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
FIFA hopeful VAR will prevent World Cup controversies
Switzerland's Massimo Busacca, FIFA-director of the Department of Refereeing Developments speaks during a media conference regarding the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) at a hotel in Brussels on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Switzerland's Massimo Busacca, FIFA-director of the Department of Refereeing Developments speaks during a media conference regarding the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) at a hotel in Brussels on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
FIFA hopeful VAR will prevent World Cup controversies
Switzerland's Massimo Busacca, FIFA-director of the Department of Refereeing Developments speaks during a media conference regarding the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) at a hotel in Brussels on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Switzerland's Massimo Busacca, FIFA-director of the Department of Refereeing Developments speaks during a media conference regarding the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) at a hotel in Brussels on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
FIFA hopeful VAR will prevent World Cup controversies
Switzerland's Massimo Busacca, FIFA-director of the Department of Refereeing Developments speaks during a media conference regarding the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) at a hotel in Brussels on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
FILE PHOTO: The logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Logo of FIFA is seen in Zurich
FILE PHOTO: The logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: The logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Logo of FIFA is seen in Zurich
FILE PHOTO: The logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel - St George's Park Stadium, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 7, 2018 Switzerland's Felix Khonde Mambimbi in action Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel - St George's Park Stadium, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 7, 2018 Switzerland's Felix Khonde Mambimbi in action Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel - St George's Park Stadium, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 7, 2018 Switzerland's Tician Tushi celebrates with team mates after scoring their third goal Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel - St George's Park Stadium, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 7, 2018 Switzerland's Tician Tushi celebrates with team mates after scoring their third goal Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel - St George's Park Stadium, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 7, 2018 Switzerland's Tician Tushi celebrates scoring their third goal Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel - St George's Park Stadium, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 7, 2018 Switzerland's Tician Tushi celebrates scoring their third goal Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel - St George's Park Stadium, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 7, 2018 Switzerland's Tician Tushi celebrates scoring their third goal Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel - St George's Park Stadium, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 7, 2018 Switzerland's Tician Tushi celebrates scoring their third goal Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel - St George's Park Stadium, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 7, 2018 Switzerland's Felix Khonde Mambimbi celebrates with team mates after scoring the first goal Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel - St George's Park Stadium, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 7, 2018 Switzerland's Felix Khonde Mambimbi celebrates with team mates after scoring the first goal Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel - St George's Park Stadium, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 7, 2018 Israel players pose for a team group photo before the match Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Switzerland v Israel - St George's Park Stadium, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 7, 2018 Israel players pose for a team group photo before the match Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine
Jose Paolo Guerrero soccer player from Peru, arrives for a hearing at the international Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, on his doping ban in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Peru taps into Solano's contacts ready for World Cup return
Jose Paolo Guerrero soccer player from Peru, arrives for a hearing at the international Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, on his doping ban in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Jose Paolo Guerrero soccer player from Peru, arrives for a hearing at the international Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, on his doping ban in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Peru taps into Solano's contacts ready for World Cup return
Jose Paolo Guerrero soccer player from Peru, arrives for a hearing at the international Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, on his doping ban in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Italy v Switzerland - St George's Park, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 4, 2018 Italy's Alberto Barazzetta in action with Switzerland's Felix Khonde Mambimbi Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Italy v Switzerland
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Italy v Switzerland - St George's Park, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 4, 2018 Italy's Alberto Barazzetta in action with Switzerland's Felix Khonde Mambimbi Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Italy v Switzerland - St George's Park, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 4, 2018 Italy's Alessio Riccardi Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Italy v Switzerland
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Italy v Switzerland - St George's Park, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 4, 2018 Italy's Alessio Riccardi Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Italy v Switzerland - St George's Park, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 4, 2018 Italys' Paolo Gozzi Iweru in action with Switzerland's Ruwen Werthmuller Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Italy v Switzerland
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Italy v Switzerland - St George's Park, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 4, 2018 Italys' Paolo Gozzi Iweru in action with Switzerland's Ruwen Werthmuller Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Italy v Switzerland - St George's Park, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 4, 2018 Italys' Jean Freddi Pascal Greco celebrates scoring their first goal Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Italy v Switzerland
Soccer Football - UEFA European Under-17 Championship - Group A - Italy v Switzerland - St George's Park, Burton Upon Trent, Britain - May 4, 2018 Italys' Jean Freddi Pascal Greco celebrates scoring their first goal Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
Supporters of Peruvian soccer players Jose Paolo Guerrero stand outside the international Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, during a hearing on Guerrero's doping ban in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Peru captain at sports court for World Cup doping case
Supporters of Peruvian soccer players Jose Paolo Guerrero stand outside the international Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, during a hearing on Guerrero's doping ban in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Supporters of Peruvian soccer players Jose Paolo Guerrero stand outside the international Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, during a hearing on Guerrero's doping ban in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Peru captain at sports court for World Cup doping case
Supporters of Peruvian soccer players Jose Paolo Guerrero stand outside the international Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, during a hearing on Guerrero's doping ban in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Jose Paolo Guerrero soccer player from Peru, arrives for a hearing at the international Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, on his doping ban in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Peru captain at sports court for World Cup doping case
Jose Paolo Guerrero soccer player from Peru, arrives for a hearing at the international Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, on his doping ban in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Supporters of Peruvian soccer player Paolo Guerrero stands outside the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) before an appeal hearing in Lausanne, Switzerland, May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
Supporters of Peruvian soccer player Paolo Guerrero stands outside the Court of Arbitration for Sports before an appeal hearing in Lausanne
Supporters of Peruvian soccer player Paolo Guerrero stands outside the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) before an appeal hearing in Lausanne, Switzerland, May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
The logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Logo of FIFA is seen in Zurich
The logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo
Los Angeles FC's Latif Blessing, right, dribbles the ball past Los Angeles Galaxy's Rolf Feltscher, of Switzerland, during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Galaxy D Rolf Feltscher out 4 months after shoulder surgery
Los Angeles FC's Latif Blessing, right, dribbles the ball past Los Angeles Galaxy's Rolf Feltscher, of Switzerland, during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
The logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
FILE PHOTO: Logo of FIFA is seen in Zurich
The logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei (24), of Switzerland, catches the ball against Los Angeles FC forward Marco Urena (21), of Costa Rica, in the first half of an MLS soccer game at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, Sunday, April 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
LAFC wins home debut, beats Seattle 1-0 on Ciman's late goal
Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei (24), of Switzerland, catches the ball against Los Angeles FC forward Marco Urena (21), of Costa Rica, in the first half of an MLS soccer game at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, Sunday, April 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
PS1478 FSSA. Bern (Switzerland Schweiz Suisse), 28/04/2018.- YB's defender Steve von Bergen, center, and midfielder Sekou Sanogo, right, celebrate after their Super League match of BSC Young Boys against FC Luzern, at the Stade de Suisse in Bern, Switzerland, 28 April 2018. Bern's Young Boys secure with this victory the national title, for the first time in 32 years. (Suiza) EFE/EPA/PETER SCHNEIDER
PS1478 FSSA. Bern (Switzerland Schweiz Suisse), 28/04/2018.- YB's defender Steve von Bergen, center, and midfielder Sekou Sanogo, right, celebrate after their Super League match of BSC Young Boys against FC Luzern, at the Stade de Suisse in Bern, Switzerland, 28 April 2018. Bern's Young Boys secure with this victory the national title, for the first time in 32 years. (Suiza) EFE/EPA/PETER SCHNEIDER
PS1478 FSSA. Bern (Switzerland Schweiz Suisse), 28/04/2018.- YB's defender Steve von Bergen, center, and midfielder Sekou Sanogo, right, celebrate after their Super League match of BSC Young Boys against FC Luzern, at the Stade de Suisse in Bern, Switzerland, 28 April 2018. Bern's Young Boys secure with this victory the national title, for the first time in 32 years. (Suiza) EFE/EPA/PETER SCHNEIDER
PS1478 FSSA. Bern (Switzerland Schweiz Suisse), 28/04/2018.- YB head coach Adi Huetter from Austria celebrates his team's victory after the Super League match of BSC Young Boys against FC Luzern, at the Stade de Suisse in Bern, Switzerland, 28 April 2018. Bern's Young Boys secure with this victory the national title, for the first time in 32 years. (Suiza) EFE/EPA/PETER SCHNEIDER
PS1478 FSSA. Bern (Switzerland Schweiz Suisse), 28/04/2018.- YB head coach Adi Huetter from Austria celebrates his team's victory after the Super League match of BSC Young Boys against FC Luzern, at the Stade de Suisse in Bern, Switzerland, 28 April 2018. Bern's Young Boys secure with this victory the national title, for the first time in 32 years. (Suiza) EFE/EPA/PETER SCHNEIDER
PS1478 FSSA. Bern (Switzerland Schweiz Suisse), 28/04/2018.- YB head coach Adi Huetter from Austria celebrates his team's victory after the Super League match of BSC Young Boys against FC Luzern, at the Stade de Suisse in Bern, Switzerland, 28 April 2018. Bern's Young Boys secure with this victory the national title, for the first time in 32 years. (Suiza) EFE/EPA/PETER SCHNEIDER
PS1478 FSSA. Bern (Switzerland Schweiz Suisse), 28/04/2018.- YB's Jean-Pierre Nsame, center, celebrates his winning goal with Kevin Mbabu, left, and Guillaume Hoarau, right, during their Super League match of BSC Young Boys against FC Luzern, at the Stade de Suisse in Bern, Switzerland, 28 April 2018. Bern's Young Boys secure with this victory the national title, for the first time in 32 years. (Suiza) EFE/EPA/PETER SCHNEIDER
PS1478 FSSA. Bern (Switzerland Schweiz Suisse), 28/04/2018.- YB's Jean-Pierre Nsame, center, celebrates his winning goal with Kevin Mbabu, left, and Guillaume Hoarau, right, during their Super League match of BSC Young Boys against FC Luzern, at the Stade de Suisse in Bern, Switzerland, 28 April 2018. Bern's Young Boys secure with this victory the national title, for the first time in 32 years. (Suiza) EFE/EPA/PETER SCHNEIDER
PS1478 FSSA. Bern (Switzerland Schweiz Suisse), 28/04/2018.- YB's Jean-Pierre Nsame, center, celebrates his winning goal with Kevin Mbabu, left, and Guillaume Hoarau, right, during their Super League match of BSC Young Boys against FC Luzern, at the Stade de Suisse in Bern, Switzerland, 28 April 2018. Bern's Young Boys secure with this victory the national title, for the first time in 32 years. (Suiza) EFE/EPA/PETER SCHNEIDER
In this photo taken on Friday, March 23, 2018, Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic stands for the national anthem of his team before an international friendly soccer match against Greece at the Olympic stadium in Athens. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
WORLD CUP: Swiss have talent to go far but face tough start
In this photo taken on Friday, March 23, 2018, Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic stands for the national anthem of his team before an international friendly soccer match against Greece at the Olympic stadium in Athens. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
In this photo taken on Friday, March 23, 2018, Switzerland team poses for the photographers before an international friendly soccer match against Greece at the Olympic stadium in Athens. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
WORLD CUP: Swiss have talent to go far but face tough start
In this photo taken on Friday, March 23, 2018, Switzerland team poses for the photographers before an international friendly soccer match against Greece at the Olympic stadium in Athens. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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