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Benfica interest in Emre Can, poker around Ansgar Knauff



Benfica interest in Emre Can, poker around Ansgar Knauff

Borussia Dortmund would like to give up Emre Can – and the first interested party is said to have already reported. There is also news from Ansgar Knauff. The latest news and rumors about BVB can be found here.

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BVB, rumour: Benfica interested in Emre Can

Benfica from Lisbon are said to be keen on signing Emre Can from Borussia Dortmund. That reports Gazzette Express. Accordingly, the Portuguese want to get the midfielder on loan in the winter and at the same time secure a purchase option for the 28-year-old.

At the beginning of the month they had Ruhr news reports that Can is one of BVB’s sales candidates. He came to Borussia in 2020, who signed him for 25 million euros after a loan. Since then, however, he has not been able to meet expectations.

Benfica has been coached by former Leverkusen coach Roger Schmitt since this season and has had an outstanding first half of the season: in the league, the Lisbon side have won 12 games and drawn one out of 13 games. And in the Champions League they won their group unbeaten ahead of PSG and Juventus.

BVB, rumor: BVB and Frankfurt are playing poker for Knauff

Ansgar Knauff has been on loan from Borussia Dortmund to Eintracht Frankfurt for a year and is contractually due to return to BVB in the summer of 2023. According to information from picture However, a return to the Ruhr area is not certain, because Frankfurt should try to secure a permanent commitment for the winger.

Eintracht manager Markus Krösche had already made it clear in October: “We want to keep Ansgar. We have already signaled that to him.” According to the report, Dortmund are keen to bring the 20-year-old back, so talks about his sporting future are now scheduled to take place in January. From a transfer fee of 15 million euros, the newspaper gives the Frankfurt plan to hold Knauff good chances.

BVB: Test matches against Fortuna Düsseldorf and Basel

BVB will hold a training camp in Marbella, Spain, from January 6th to 14th. The opponents for the two friendlies there have now been determined: On January 10, BVB will be playing against Fortuna Düsseldorf. Three days later it’s FC Basel’s turn. It is played over four times 30 minutes.

BVB: The games after the winter break

contest date Opponent Home/Away
Bundesliga 22.01., 3.30 p.m FC Augsburg home
Bundesliga 25.01., 6.30 p.m FSV Mainz 05 away
Bundesliga 29.01., 5.30 p.m Bayer 04 Leverkusen away
Bundesliga 04.02., 3.30 p.m Sc freiburg home
DFB Cup 08.02., 8.45 p.m VfL Bochum away