BVB is threatened with a loss of striker Karim Adeyemi at the start of training, while Marco Reus’ future at Borussia Dortmund does not seem set in stone. The news and rumors from Dortmund.
BVB, rumour: Karim Adeyemi could miss the start of training
Striker Karim Adeyemi sustained a muscle injury on matchday 34 in the home game against Mainz 05 (2-2). Loud table footballinformation, it is said to be a torn muscle fiber. The Ruhr news are now speculating that it could be a longer outage.
BVB stated last week that Adeyemi “will not be available to his team for about three weeks”. The first consequence of this was that the striker was not included in the DFB squads for the three international matches of the A national team and for the U21 European Championship.
The Ruhr news point out that Adeyemi had already suffered a torn muscle fiber in the 4-1 win over Hertha BSC at the end of February, which, contrary to initial forecasts, had put him out of action for much longer than expected. Adeyemi was absent for around six weeks. Should this be the case again, he could miss the start of training for BVB for the new season.
Borussia will start the usual performance tests at the beginning of July. Adeyemi is currently on vacation.
BVB, rumour: Karim Adeyemi on Real Madrid’s wish list
The currently injured striker Karim Adeyemi has had a decent debut season with BVB (24 games, 6 goals, 6 assists in the Bundesliga) and has thus aroused the interest of other top clubs.
Apparently, one of these is Real Madrid, which has been looking for a new number 9 since the rumors about captain Karim Benzema. In addition to the usual suspects, Adeyemi is also said to be on the list, eh mark reports.
However, the Spanish sports newspaper does not go into detail about the BVB striker, who, given his short time at Borussia and his contract until 2027, does not seem to be a serious sales candidate anyway.
BVB, News: Hans-Joachim Watzke talks about Marco Reus’ future as captain
Hans-Joachim Watzke has in a big interview with Bild am Sonntag among other things, commented on the future of Marco Reus as captain of Borussia Dortmund.
Watzke, however, dismissed the question: “It would be the worst of all times to think about it these days. We always clarify the captain’s question during the summer preparations when we have the entire squad together.”
However, Watzke also conceded: “We already said when Marco and Mats extended their contracts that at some point we will have to change generations and transfer responsibility to younger players who want and can do it. But these are completely natural processes.”
BVB, News: Hans-Joachim Watzke talks about the possible departure of Jude Bellingham
Hans-Joachim Watzke wanted to talk to Bellingham about Jew picture on sunday don’t look at the cards. “Jude is still with us, there are no new facts. If we come to an agreement with him and a receiving club, we would announce it in good time.”
However, the BVB chief executive also hinted that even a departure from Bellingham to Real Madrid, rumored to have to pay a fee in the region of €120m, would not result in excessive transfer spending this summer.
Watzke explained the situation as follows: “Regardless of Jude Bellingham, you always have to consider all the taxes when you draw your own conclusions from transfer periods, among other things we pay taxes in this country, and other parties often also earn money, for example former clubs. The people often only read the pure amount rumored by the media and think that the money could be spent again directly 1:1. That’s wrong!”
It is rather the case that “we will reinvest around 60 to 65 percent of the transfer fees that we achieve in this period”.