At a meeting on Monday, Borussia Dortmund’s management decided to speak openly about the title. Veteran coach Felix Magath has expressed doubts about a possible contract extension for Marco Reus. Here you can find news and rumors about BVB.
BVB: Management decided verbal master offensive
At a meeting after the disappointing 3:3 against VfB Stuttgart, the management team of Borussia Dortmund decided to speak openly about the title. “Edin, Sebastian and I sat together on Monday and thought about what things we could do differently this week,” said Managing Director Hans-Jochaim Watzke sky. “We always wanted to be German champions, but now we’re going to say so.”
Loud Picture the meeting of Watzke, sports director Sebastian Kehl and trainer Edin Terzic took place in the Italian restaurant ACQUA. The end of public humility in relation to the title fight was decided.
On Saturday, Dortmund took the lead in the table five games before the end of the season: After FC Bayern Munich blundered at FSV Mainz 05 (1:3), BVB celebrated a clear 4:0 win against Eintracht Frankfurt. The last Dortmund championship title dates from 2012.
BVB: Players in Reus’ situation “almost always a problem”
Veteran coach Felix Magath has expressed doubts about a possible contract extension for Marco Reus at Borussia Dortmund. Players in his situation are “almost always a problem,” explained the 69-year-old sports1.
“A lot of coaches have failed because of that. He doesn’t want to stop, and when you grew up in a club like Reus did in Dortmund, you have a lot of sympathy, a lot of support. Nobody wants anything against the player,” said Magath. “But if the performances are no longer called up, the team suffers. And these players suppress what comes next.”
In this context, Magath also referred to Reus’ teammates Mats Hummels (34) and Thomas Müller (33) at Bayern Munich as similar cases. The 33-year-old Reus has played for Dortmund since 2012. His contract expires in the summer. Despite lengthy negotiations, the two parties have not yet agreed on an extension. Reus recently did not know how to convince athletically.
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