Matthias Sammer defends himself against the fact that BVB has a mentality problem. Borussia Dortmund is probably vying for PAOK talent Christos Tzolis. Raphael Guerreiro has returned to Dortmund early and Youssoufa Moukoko is starting the EM with the U21. The most important news and rumors about the black and yellow can be found here.
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Matthias Sammer defends himself against the accusation that the BVB team has a mentality problem. “It’s a fairy tale. […] The team is clean, correct. But it is not yet as far as FC Bayern, “said Borussia’s external advisor and former BVB master coach in an interview with Sports picture.
“This gene, the self-image, the hierarchy, the stability: that is the art of champions. We have always only hinted at what we can do,” added the 53-year-old. He sees the “heart of the team” in Marco Reus, Mats Hummels, Emre Can and Thomas Delaney.
Hummels in particular is praised by Sammer: “His departure would hurt the club even more [als der von Erling Haaland]. He not only stabilized the team. Mats also defended Edin Terzic in a difficult situation in a way that totally impressed me. That is a trait that we will urgently need in the future. “
BVB – Matthias Sammer: mentality problem a fairy tale
At the same time, the former BVB coach made the leading players responsible for shaping the youngsters: “At 17, 18, 19 years old you still need help, you can’t understand everything yet. If these players are not actively influenced, you need help I’m not surprised that the young players then break out. The individuality has to be recognized, but integrated into a group. “
BVB is apparently interested in signing PAOK talent Christos Tzolis. That reports the Image.
Accordingly, the 19-year-old winger is a possible successor in the event of Jadon Sancho leaving. BVB would have to pay around 15 million euros for the services of the Greek.
There is competition for the black and yellow but apparently from the Bundesliga, Borussia Mönchengladbach should also be interested.
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The German U21s will start the European Championship in Hungary on Wednesday. Dortmund’s youngster Youssoufa Moukoko will be part of the squad for the first time in the opening game against Hungary (today from 9 p.m. on LIVETICKER).
BVB: Raphael Guerreiro returns early
Again kicker reported, Dortmund has submitted an application to the Federal Cartel Office to join the investigation procedure for the 50 + 1 rule. When asked, the BVB stated that “this process has no specific background and they just want to know what the state of affairs is”, reports the specialist magazine.
The Federal Cartel Office has been reviewing the 50 + 1 rule since 2018. So far, the DFL and a few clubs have been involved in the process: Hannover 96, 1860 Munich, FC St. Pauli and Mainz 05.