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Dortmund striker Youssoufa Moukoko suffers defeat in court




Borussia Dortmund striker Youssoufa Moukoko suffers a defeat in court. Sports director Sebastian Kehl talks about the reasons for Dortmund’s upswing and ex-keeper Roman Bürki jokes about rumors about Marco Reus. All the news and rumors about BVB can be found here.

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BVB, News: Youssoufa Moukoko suffers defeat in court

Years ago, the age of Dortmund striker Youssoufa Moukoko was doubted. That was also in an article in the news magazine at the end of November 2022 The mirror the case. Moukoko, however, took legal action. However, the Frankfurt Regional Court has now come to the verdict that it is permissible to report that there are doubts about the age of the 18-year-old.

“Everything that concerns the suspicion of a possibly wrong age or origin was and may be The mirror express in principle. This is permissible reporting of suspicions,” said Dr. Isabel Jahn, spokeswoman for the district court Ruhr news.

The reasoning of the court: As a national player, Moukoko is a person of public interest, so his personal rights are secondary. The reporting is also based on “sufficient evidence”. However, the verdict is not yet final, so Moukoko can still appeal. However, he must bear 70 percent of the costs of the proceedings.

Opposite of Picture said Moukoko’s press attorney Verena Haisch: “The district court in Frankfurt am Main has Mirror key statements about our client are prohibited. This is a success and a clear signal to the media. To the extent that the court found it permissible to spread rumors, we are already considering appeals against the decision.”

The reason why Moukoko’s age is not reported for the first time is a scan of a paper that certifies a four-year earlier date of birth. Accordingly, Moukoko would be 22 years old. “We have no reason to doubt the words of our player Youssoufa Moukoko,” said BVB managing director Hans-Joachim Watzke Picture.

BVB, News: Sebastian Kehl talks about Dortmund’s run

Borussia Dortmund has won all of the last eight games and moved up to second place in the Bundesliga table – level on points with leaders Bayern Munich. Sports director Sebastian Kehl has now spoken about the reasons for BVB’s run.

“There isn’t one key,” Kehl said table football quoted. “We’ve worked hard on many issues. It starts with the medical field: the larger number of available players compared to the first half of the season means that training is more intense and there is more competition.”

In addition, Edin Terzic’s coaching team would have further developed the team in terms of “compactness and efficiency”. Kehl continues: “We act much better there. Our standards also work.” He felt “the drive of the coach to want to get better every day with the team and each individual player”.

Kehl is of the opinion that the players have now understood “that they have to meet the demands they have on themselves and the expectations that they have raised”. Thanks to the winning streak, an inner conviction arose “which reinforced these processes”.

Kehl is also happy about the large number of fit players, which has increased the competition: “Nobody can take themselves more seriously here than the group. We reward good performances, we react to bad ones.”

BVB, News: Roman Bürki looks back on time in Dortmund

At the weekend, former BVB goalkeeper Roman Bürki will join the MLS with the new St. Louis SC franchise and play his first competitive game there. Previously, in an interview with the Ruhr news back to his time in Dortmund, where he spent seven years between the posts.

“It wasn’t a happy ending, even though I got another game and was able to say goodbye to the fans and teammates,” said Bürki, who was sorted out in his final season at BVB. “Sometimes football is business too. If you don’t perform well, you’re quickly worthless. I had to accept that, even if it wasn’t easy. But the club made the decision. And when you see where they stand now, they did a lot right. […] I don’t have bad blood in me.”

In addition, the Swiss revealed that he still has a close relationship with BVB captain Marco Reus and not only has a virtual date with him, but also with other Dortmund players in the evening to gamble.

But Bürki doesn’t know how Reus will continue due to his expiring contract and joked: “I heard the rumor about Al Nassr here and wrote to him right away that he should take me to the desert as a gardener. He just laughed . He’s very reserved on the subject of the future. I don’t want to bother him with that either.”

BVB, rumor: Transfer of Ramy Bensebaini to Dortmund apparently fixed

Borussia Dortmund’s interest in the technically gifted Algerian is well known. According to the French portal Foot Mercato a move by the 27-year-old from Borussia Mönchengladbach to BVB next summer is now a done deal.

Bensebaini joined the foals in 2019 from Stade Rennes. His contract expires in the summer, so he would leave Gladbach on a free transfer. Bensebaini is a regular left-back but can also defend inside or play in midfield. He scored 24 goals in 104 competitive games for Gladbach.

BVB: The next three games from Borussia Dortmund

date and venue Opponent
Sat, February 25, 3:30 p.m. (PreZero Arena) TSG Hoffenheim (Bundesliga)
Fri, March 3, 8:30 p.m. (Signal Iduna Park) RB Leipzig (Bundesliga)
Tue, March 8, 9:00 p.m. (Stamford Bridge) Chelsea FC (Champions League)