Sports director Michael Zorc commented on Borussia Dortmund’s lack of consistency. BVB is apparently interested in a Manchester City youngster. All news and rumors about Schwarzgelb at a glance.
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BVB: Zorc comments on the lack of consistency
After the surprising 1: 2 defeat at SC Freiburg, sports director Michael Zorc revealed that he expected a certain inconsistency from Borussua Dortmund at the start of the season. “I knew August was going to be complicated,” the 58-year-old told im kicker and referred to the numerous staff shortfalls in the recent past.
“This fact,” said Zorc, “owes a lot – even if our very good start overshadowed it a bit.”
At the start of the season against Frankfurt, in the Supercup against FC Bayern and in Freiburg, there was a lack of regular regulars, especially on the outer tracks. BVB conceded a total of seven goals. “That mustn’t happen to us. We mustn’t invite our opponents to goals,” said Manuel Akanji after the recent bankruptcy.
Zorc contributed: “And that is punished at this level.” A win would have been possible with the current staff, looking at the statistics, he also noted.
“We should have made more of our dominance and taken the opportunities we had,” said Zorc. That too is “part of the truth”.
It is important “that we believe in our approach and are convinced of it,” added Zorc.
BVB, rumor: Are you interested in ManCity talent Edozie?
Borussia Dortmund is apparently interested in signing Samuel Edozie from Manchester City. That reports Sky Italia in the person of Transfermarkt expert Fabrizio Romano.
According to the report, RB Leipzig and FC Valencia are also said to have put out their feelers for the 18-year-old offensive player.
Edozie, who can play both central and left winger, still has a contract with the Skyblues until 2023.
Sports director Muchael Zorc was with Sport1 Finally, it is not ruled out that BVB will be active again on the transfer market. “We’re evaluating the situation over and over again and looking around. Aki Watzke has clearly stated that for economic reasons we won’t do anything unless another player leaves us. But of course we look around. We still have a few days left “he explained.
BVB: Still no offers for Bürki
Borussia Dortmund has been looking for a buyer for Roman Bürki for weeks. There don’t seem to be any offers, BVB is running out of time.
“We haven’t heard anything,” said BVB sports director Michael Zorc to the WAZ. The French champions OSC Lille, Olympique Marseille, AS Monaco and also Serie A champions Inter Milan and Atlético Madrid from Spain had been associated with Bürki in recent weeks. However, all of the clubs mentioned have now signed alternatives.
Bürki had already lost his regular post to Marwin Hitz last season. Gregor Kobel is now looking after the Dortmund box and on top of that enjoys full backing from coach Marco Rose.
But the BVB coach is also very satisfied with Bürki. “He did an excellent job,” said the 44-year-old before the start of the season and announced: “If things come up somewhere and conversations take place, then we will look for talks with the boys and inform you about them.”
BVB helps flood victims with a charity game on September 1st
DFB Cup winner Borussia Dortmund wants to support the victims of the flood disaster in the surrounding area financially. Head coach Marco Rose’s team will play a charity match against SpVg on September 1st (5:30 p.m.). Hagen 1911 and SV Hohenlimburg. All proceeds benefit the injured party. The game will be broadcast live on Sky Sport News and picture TV.
“We will do our part to help those affected and to donate the proceeds from a charity game to the victims,” promised managing director Hans-Joachim Watzke, who had already promised support immediately after the disaster on July 14th. A total of 4999 spectators are allowed in the Ischelandstadion.