BVB apparently has to do without Emre Can for a longer period of time. Dortmund’s managing director talks about the return of fans and Thomas Meunier and Julian Brandt could be back in the squad at the weekend. The most important news and rumors about BVB can be found here.
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BVB: Will Emre Can be out any longer?
Borussia Dortmund will be missing national player Emre Can for a while. This was confirmed by coach Marco Rose.
“Emre started team training and then suffered a small setback in the calf,” said Rose. A deployment before the international break at the beginning of September therefore seems very unlikely.
“We then got it under control quite well. We already had a diagnosis. Nothing is broken there. There is just an irritation that we have to look at from day to day to see how it behaves. This gives Emre his own Return to training very irregularly, “said Rose.
BVB will be visiting SC Freiburg on the weekend. The duel against TSG Hoffenheim is on the 3rd day of the match. Then the players go on an international trip.
BVB managing director Cramer: Returning fans is extremely important
BVB managing director Carsten Cramer has shown the return of the fans to the stadium as extremely important. “They are more than the icing on the cake. The intensity that emanates from our stadium cannot be achieved without a spectator. You can tell that 25,000 people can spark an enormous effect,” he said in an interview on the club’s website.
He was also pleased with the way the players treated the supporters. “The interaction between fans and team, such as on Tuesday between Jude Bellingham and Erling Haaland and the two visitors in the stands, were great moments. The way the team communicated with the people in the stadium shows how important the fans are are for us, “he said.
BVB: Meunier and Brandt are starting training again
Dortmund’s coach Marco Rose may be able to plan again with Julian Brandt and Thomas Meunier for the weekend. Both survived their corona infection.
“You go into training this week when all the necessary medical examinations are done,” said sports director Michael Zorc to the Funke media group.
It is still unclear whether they are already an option against Freiburg on Saturday.