Borussia Dortmund has probably presented Marco Reus with an improved offer for a contract extension. Sébastien Haller sent a clear message and sporting director Sebastian Kehl firmly believes in the chance of winning the championship. All news and rumors about BVB at a glance.
BVB, rumor: Improved offer for Marco Reus?
Borussia Dortmund is still working on extending Maro Reus’ contract. According to the picture on sunday the club has now presented its captain with an improved offer.
Accordingly, the salary offer, which is significantly lower than that in the current working paper, was increased to seven million euros. Previously, six million euros were under discussion, while Reus is said to have asked for eight million euros.
An agreement should be reached soon. According to the report, nothing has changed in the long run. The 33-year-old is set to receive a one-year contract.
Reus’ current contract expires at the end of the season. The offensive player has been under contract with Dortmund since 2012 after leaving the BVB youth team in 2005.
BVB, News: Special “winning photo” of Haller and Baumgartl
Sébastien Haller and Timo Baumgartl presented themselves as true winners after the game between Borussia Dortmund and Union Berlin (2:1) – about cancer. The Dortmund striker and the Berlin central defender lined up for a photo together, each holding the other’s jersey for the camera.
“F*ck cancer,” Baumgartl (27) wrote on Instagram under the picture: “Fuck the cancer.” Within months both players had been diagnosed with testicular tumors and later had them removed, both were out for months and underwent cycles of chemotherapy. Haller (28) and Baumgartl have since returned to the pitch. Haller was in the starting XI on Saturday, Baumgartl was not used.
BVB, News: Sebastian Kehl firmly believes in a chance for the title
Borussia Dortmund firmly believes in its championship chances. “We only have one more competition, so we’re in the running,” said sporting director Sebastian Kehl after the game against Union Berlin.
Seven games before the end of the season, BVB is two points behind series champions Bayern Munich. “We’ll start the next games in this chasing position. We still have four home games and we’re unbelievably strong at home,” said Kehl.
Youssoufa Moukoko has not given up hopes of winning the first championship since 2012. “We want to win all the remaining games to see where we stand,” said the international, who scored the win after coming on as a substitute against the Irons (79′).
BVB, News: Sharp criticism of Jude Bellingham
Dietmar Hamann has sharply criticized midfield star Jude Bellingham from BVB. The former national player accused Dortmund of playing without discipline. But Borussia don’t dare to say that to Bellingham.
The skyexpert explained before the Bundesliga conference on Saturday afternoon: “What Bellingham doesn’t have is discipline. He may want to return to the island or to Real Madrid. He has to play differently.”
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