Soccer / J. League

Vissel want to acquire Podolski: report


J. League first-division side Vissel Kobe is trying to acquire former Germany striker Lukas Podolski, according to a report in Germany.

Citing a club official, German newspaper Bild reported Monday that Vissel is in talks with the 31-year-old Podolski, who scored 48 times in 129 internationals for Germany.

He is currently under contract with Turkish giant Galatasaray.