Michael Zorc

Emotional Michael Zorc thanks Borussia Dortmund supporters after special farewell

Michael Zorc was left emotional after being given an incredible farewell from the Borussia Dortmund supporters on Saturday. Borussia Dortmund did not have anything to play for on Saturday, but it was still without a doubt one of the most special days of the season. The Black and Yellows bid farewell to the likes of Marcel Schmelzer, Axel Witsel, Erling Haaland, Dan-Axel Zagadou, Roman Bürki, Marwin Hitz, Marin Pongracic and Reinier. But no farewell led to more goosebumps and tears than that of Michael Zorc.
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Marco Rose: Michael Zorc has shaped an era at Borussia Dortmund

Michael Zorc is set to call time on his 44-year long spell with Borussia Dortmund this weekend, and Marco Rose paid tribute to him on Thursday. Michael Zorc is a name that has been synonymous with Borussia Dortmund over the last four decades. The 59 year old has been the club’s sporting director for the last 24 years, but before that he enjoyed a glittering playing career spanning two decades with the Black and Yellows.
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Michael Zorc plays down Borussia Dortmund’s Bundesliga title hopes

Michael Zorc has downplayed Borussia Dortmund’s hopes of winning the Bundesliga title despite Bayern Munich’s recent slip-ups. Borussia Dortmund have the opportunity to close the gap to Bayern Munich at the top of the Bundesliga standings to just four points on Wednesday. But Michael Zorc is not getting carried away, and wants the BVB players to keep focusing on their upcoming games.

Michael Zorc blasts Borussia Dortmund players after embarrassing performance against Rangers

Michael Zorc has hit out at the Borussia Dortmund players for their performance against Rangers, while confirming that Marco Rose retains the support of the club. Borussia Dortmund sunk to a new low on Thursday as they fell to a shock 4-2 defeat at home to Rangers in the first leg of their UEFA Europa League knockout round playoffs tie. Two goals either side of half time helped the Scottish champions claim a stunning win and handed the Black and Yellows a stark reality check.

Michael Zorc confirms Borussia Dortmund want to extend Dan-Axel Zagadou’s contract

Michael Zorc has confirmed that Borussia Dortmund would like to extend Dan-Axel Zagadou’s contract beyond the end of the current season. Dan-Axel Zagadou’s current contract with Borussia Dortmund is set to expire at the end of the season, and sporting director Michael Zorc has now given the clearest indication yet that he will stay on at the club. In an interview with Sky Sport, Zorc confirmed that the Black and Yellows would like to extend Zagadou’s contract.

Michael Zorc: Borussia Dortmund on the right track under Marco Rose

Michael Zorc has praised head coach Marco Rose for the job he has done so far this season at Borussia Dortmund. It has been a difficult season so far for Borussia Dortmund, with injuries to key players preventing them from making the progress they would have liked. The Black and Yellows have already been eliminated from the UEFA Champions League and the DFB-Pokal, and they also find themselves behind Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga standings.

Michael Zorc: Gio Reyna almost like a new signing for Borussia Dortmund

Michael Zorc is looking forward to Gio Reyna’s return to action and believes that he will be almost like a new signing for Borussia Dortmund. Gio Reyna is closing in on his return to action after spending five months on the sidelines. The 19 year old, who suffered a torn muscle fibre in September, has been working on getting back to full fitness over the last couple of months. And he could finally make his comeback to the Borussia Dortmund squad after the international break.

Borussia Dortmund: Michael Zorc gives Raphael Guerreiro injury update

Raphael Guerreiro missed Borussia Dortmund’s UEFA Champions League group stage clash against Sporting CP due to muscle problems. And he remains a doubt for this weekend’s trip to VfL Wolfsburg. Borussia Dortmund received a big blow minutes before their UEFA Champions League group stage match against Sporting CP on Wednesday,...

Michael Zorc: Borussia Dortmund’s UEFA Champions League exit a major setback

Michael Zorc has commented on Borussia Dortmund’s UEFA Champions League exit, calling it a major setback both in sporting and financial terms. Borussia Dortmund crashed out of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday evening after suffering a 3-1 defeat to Sporting CP in Lisbon. The defeat means that the Black and Yellows will be playing in the UEFA Europa League after the turn of the year. Michael Zorc sees Wednesday’s defeat as a bitter moment and a major setback for the club.

Michael Zorc: Marius Wolf deserves his chance at Borussia Dortmund

Marius Wolf has done a solid job whenever he has been called upon by Marco Rose this season. And Michael Zorc believes that the versatile wide man deserves his chance at Borussia Dortmund. Marius Wolf’s Borussia Dortmund future looked to be bleak when he returned to the club in the...

Michael Zorc praises Gregor Kobel after strong start to Borussia Dortmund career

Gregor Kobel has been one of Borussia Dortmund’s standout performers so far this season. And Michael Zorc has now heaped praise on him. Signing a new first choice goalkeeper was very high on Borussia Dortmund’s list of priorities this summer. Gregor Kobel was the club’s preferred target, and he joined from Stuttgart for a fee of 15 million euros. The 23 year old has made a strong start to life at the Signal Iduna Park, and showed his quality with a match-winning performance in the 3-2 win over TSG Hoffenheim last weekend.

Michael Zorc: Borussia Dortmund squad in a good position after the transfer window

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc believes that the squad is in a ‘very good position’ after the summer transfer window. Borussia Dortmund did not make too many changes to their squad in the summer transfer window, but still managed to bring in five new players. Gregor Kobel, Donyell Malen, Marin Pongracic, Soumaila Coulibaly and Abdoulaye Kamara all joined BVB this summer. While Jadon Sancho and Thomas Delaney were the two most notable names to depart.

Borussia Dortmund: Michael Zorc rubbishes Erling Haaland to PSG rumours

Erling Haaland is being linked with a shock move to Paris St. Germain. Michael Zorc has now rubbished claims that the striker could leave Borussia Dortmund this month. The transfer window slams shut on Tuesday and rumours are in full swing at the moment. Erling Haaland, who has been linked with a move away from Borussia Dortmund all summer long, is now said to be attracting the interest of Paris St. Germain. The French giants are reportedly looking to sign Haaland to replace Kylian Mbappe, who could join Real Madrid.