Thomas Delaney is leaving BVB and moving to Sevilla FC. The black and yellow announced this on Wednesday evening. The change happened “at his own request”, both players and club had only positive words left for the three-year cooperation.
“I am incredibly proud to have played for BVB. This club is one of the largest in the world. I will always miss the atmosphere in Signal Iduna Park. This is a very special place in the world. I can only say good things about Borussia Dortmund and the people who make up the club say, “said Delaney.
The Dane is “sad to leave BVB, but we’re all falling apart as friends. I really enjoyed the time we spent with the team, the staff and the fans.” But now it is time for “a new challenge” with “new goals”.
BVB sporting director Michael Zorc explained: “Thomas Delaney approached us with the wish to take the chance in Seville and to venture into the Spanish league at the age of 29. He always has everything for BVB, for his team, given for every single teammate. An exemplary professional who leaves his mark here. “
Delaney “will always be part of the BVB family”
Licensed game manager Sebastian Kehl described Delaney as “a well-deserved Borussiae, whom we will miss not only in terms of sport, but also in human terms. His word had weight, his charm ensured that he made friends and put down roots throughout the club. Thomas is always part of the BVB family stay. “
Delaney came from Werder Bremen in 2018 and played 88 times for Dortmund (four goals, eleven assists). With the victory in the DFB-Pokal in May (4-1 against RB Leipzig) he celebrated a grand finale. He signed the record Europa League winner for four years, and according to media reports, the transfer fee is six million euros and can grow by one million thanks to bonuses.