Dortmund’s Mission Marbella started on Friday. The BVB entourage made the journey to the training camp in Spain to lay the foundations for catching up in the league – and then quickly left sixth place in the table.
As BILD already reported, Sébastien Haller (28), who will work on his comeback in Marbella after his cancer, flew with him. The striker was on the pitch for the first session on Friday afternoon.
Superstar Jude Bellingham (19) also checked in with a delay. The English world championship driver had forgotten his passport, which he needs for entry as a UK citizen. His mother Denise dropped him off at the airport.
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Dortmund’s mega talent wants to inform the BVB bosses of his future decision in a timely manner possibly already in Marbella. Anything other than the desire for a summer change would extremely surprise sports director Sebastian Kehl (42) and club boss Hans-Joachim Watzke (63).
According to BILD information, the summit with father Mark’s family and adviser Mark Bennett, who manages the transfer business, was not planned for this week. In order to prevent a transfer theater, Dortmund wants clarity quickly. Real Madrid, Man City and Klopp-Club Liverpool are in the running.
The future of Youssoufa Moukoko (18) is still open. The Storm Jewel’s contract expires in the summer. Dortmund has increased the offer. Moukoko is said to earn a salary of up to 6 million euros (with bonuses) and collect just over 10 million signing bonuses. That’s not enough for Moukoko. The talks continue.
In Marbella it shows how the young striker can deal with the situation surrounding the contract poker – especially since he could get new competition in the storm faster than expected with Haller. The treaty fronts have hardened. Current trend: it is difficult to imagine that both sides will agree on an extension.
Haller has been working on his comeback in Dortmund since Monday. When things go well, it comes faster than expected. The Franco-Ivorian striker is very positive himself and wants to get back on the pitch.
On Wednesday, the ex-Ajax Amsterdam striker took part in part of the training session in Dortmund. Marbella shows how well the 31.5 million man is reacting to the stress of football after six months of fighting cancer and four chemotherapy treatments. The timetable for his return depends on this.
4. REUS and HUMMELS
The contracts of the well-deserved Dortmund stars, Marco Reus (33/around 12 million euros per year) and Mats Hummels (34/around 10 million euros per year), expire in the summer. The new BVB with sports director Sebastian Kehl (42) is working on reducing salaries, instead submitting performance-related working papers. Exciting conversations await.
Whether Dortmund will continue with Reus (working on his comeback after an injury) and Hummels (defense chief in the first half of the season) or whether the two superstars will accept the contracts will be decided in the spring.
In addition, the papers of Mo Dahoud (27 / extension open), Raphael Guerreiro (29), Anthony Modeste (34), Felix Passlack (24 / should go) and talent Luca Unbehaun (21) are running out. Many unresolved personnel construction sites with Zoff potential.
The league crash made the mood in winter icy. Many tough internal crisis talks, icy mood among the players after the Gladbach embarrassment (2: 4). In addition, the botched World Cup of the German national players. The Terzic effect at the beginning of the season has long since fizzled out.
The coach, who is popular with the fans and in the club, has to lay the foundations for catching up in the training camp – rehearse more creative and attractive processes, especially on the offensive. Otherwise there is a risk that the BVB euphoria will finally collapse in the spring – and Borussia will even endanger the minimum goal of the Champions League.
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