Raphael Guerreiro has apparently been offered to FC Barcelona. Axel Witsel talks about his time at Dortmund and Ansgar Knauff is looking for revenge before the Europa League final with Eintracht Frankfurt. You can find all the news and rumors about BVB here.
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BVB, rumor: Guerreiro was probably offered to FC Barcelona
Raphael Guerreiro has been with Borussia Dortmund since 2016. However, his time at BVB could end soon. According to Mundo Deportivo offered the black and yellow to the Portuguese at FC Barcelona. The Catalans are arguably looking for an alternative for Jordi Alba. According to the report, a transfer fee of eight to ten million euros is under discussion. Barca were arguably interested in Guerreiro back in 2016 and 2020.
The 28-year-old’s contract expires in 2023 and BVB would thus prevent the left-back from pulling away without anything in return. Guerreiro has appeared in 22 Bundesliga games this season and has had seven goals. However, his changeable performances are almost symbolic of the BVB season.
BVB, News: Witsel: “I don’t know if I will ever experience such an atmosphere again”
Axel Witsel will leave BVB after the season. Now the Belgian has joined sports1 expressed at the Dortmund time. “The club gave me the chance to come back from China and play at the highest level. I am especially grateful to Michael Zorc for bringing me here,” said Witsel.
The 33-year-old seems to have gotten along well with Marco Reus in particular. “It’s been four wonderful years here and I feel like I’m part of the BVB family. I only have good memories. Marco Reus was very important to me – especially in the early years. I’ll miss him, but we will keep in touch.”
He will probably always think back positively to his time at BVB. “I will always remember my first goal in the Bundesliga. That was a nice overhead kick goal against Leipzig. I will also never forget the fans. I don’t know if I will ever experience such a crazy atmosphere as at our home games again. “
BVB, News: Knauff “particularly motivated” by BVB bankruptcy
BVB loan Ansgar Knauff is currently playing for the Europa League title at Eintracht Frankfurt. In the final on May 18th in Seville it’s against Glasgow Rangers. This is the club that previously knocked Borussia Dortmund out of the competition. This is something special for the right winger, who was only used sporadically at BVB during the winter break. “Their win against Dortmund gives me even more motivation,” revealed Knauff at a media round.
The 20-year-old has started in all six Europa League games since moving to Hessen and scored a goal in both the quarter-finals against FC Barcelona and in the semi-finals against West Ham United.
Marwin Hitz leaves BVB: “New challenge”
Goalkeeper Marwin Hitz is leaving Borussia Dortmund at the end of the season. The Swiss admitted that on Saturday morning Instagram famous. Hitz switched from FC Augsburg to BVB four years ago. In his greatest success with the club, Hitz celebrated winning the DFB Cup in 2021. “Four years in black and yellow! Even though it wasn’t easy for me, I decided to take on a new challenge,” Hitz wrote.
The contract of the representative and compatriot of regular goalkeeper Gregor Kobel actually runs until 2023. In March, the former number one Roman Bürki had already announced that he was leaving BVB in the summer and going to St. Louis City SC from the MLS. Bürki, also Swiss, was also tied to BVB until 2023. The contract is terminated.