Talk:Borussia Dortmund complete signing of 18-year-old Frenchman Ousmane Dembélé

Latest comment: 7 years ago by Pi zero in topic Review of revision 4215084 [Passed]

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This lists a German source and a French source. The quotes are all from the German source, typeset using {{translated quote}} so the reader when considering the English can also compare it to the German. Were all of these things originally said in German, and then translated into English? If those people were all speaking to a German audience, then probably yes; but depending on the audience, maybe not. The wording of the English here looks as if it was taken from the Daily Mail article; if so, the Daily Mail article should be listed. Which raises another question: en.wn policy calls for preferring to use English-language sources. It seems English-language sources were available when it was written. It's unclear whether there was information in the non-English sources that wouldn't have been available in English. This writer seems fairly fluent in English. Why use two non-English sources and no English ones? --Pi zero (talk) 23:34, 13 May 2016 (UTC)Reply

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@Pi zero: There are English sources available. I preferred the news from official website of BVB and Stade Rennais. I did not use Daily Mail. The translated quotes are from the English version of the news article on BVB. (I had commented it in the source).
acagastya ⚽️ 🏆 🎾 🚀 🔬 👟 🎬 🎼 📰 08:40, 14 May 2016 (UTC)Reply

URL of this source is commented, just in case you wanted the English version.
"Borussia Dortmund signs top talent Ousmane Dembélé" — Borussia Dortmund, May 12, 2016 (English)
Thanks for the clarification. --Pi zero (talk) 10:21, 14 May 2016 (UTC)Reply

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