Borussia Dortmund will have to make do without first-choice goalkeeper Marwin Hitz for the final three games of the season. And Sebastian Kehl has backed Roman Bürki to a good job in his absence. “We have a top goalkeeper in him, no question, and he wants to win this cup...
Erling Haaland 'WILL play for Borussia Dortmund next season' despite interest from Chelsea, Man United and Real Madrid, insists sporting director Sebastian Kehl... with Norwegian superstar believed to 'completely identify' with the German club
Erling Haaland will not leave Borussia Dortmund this summer despite a host of suitors circling with potential £150million-plus bids, according to a top club executive. Widely expected to be one of the hottest transfer prospects this summer, talk of Haaland's departure from Dortmund was ignited by his agent Mino Raiola and his father going on a tour of Europe and meeting with several clubs to discuss the 20-year-old's future.
For anyone that was watching yesterday’s game, it probably comes as no surprise to hear that Mateu Morey was seriously injured. The young Spaniard overextended his leg as he was reaching for the ball and he went down hard, screaming in pain for several minutes, until he was carted off on a stretcher. It didn’t look pretty, and fans immediately feared the worst. Sebastian Kehl, speaking on Sport1, seems to have confirmed those fears.
Mateu Morey suffered a serious knee injury during Borussia Dortmund’s DFB-Pokal semifinal win over Holstein Kiel on Saturday. And Sebastian Kehl expects him to be out for a long time. Borussia Dortmund qualified for the DFB-Pokal final with a 5-0 win over Holstein Kiel on Saturday. But the result was...
Sebastian Kehl has said that Schalke 04 will be missed in the Bundesliga next season after Borussia Dortmund’s arch-rivals were relegated to the second division on Tuesday. It has been a disastrous season for Schalke 04 right from the start. The Royal Blues have already lost a whopping 21 games in the Bundesliga, earning just two wins all season long. Relegation has long been a matter of when, not if. Their fate was finally sealed on Tuesday when a 1-0 defeat to Arminia Bielefeld condemned them to relegation from the Bundesliga for the first time in 33 years.
Sebastian Kehl has commented on the transfer rumours linking Erling Haaland with a move away from Borussia Dortmund. In an interview with Sky Germany ahead of Borussia Dortmund’s game against Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday, the head of players’ department said that they are planning with the striker for next season.
Borussia Dortmund have not yet made a decision on the future of Sergio Gomez, who is currently on loan at Spanish side SD Huesca. In an interview with Ruhr Nachrichten, Sebastian Kehl said that the BVB bosses are in constant contact with his agent. But it remains to be seen what the future holds for the highly rated midfielder.
Sebastian Kehl expects two very tough games against Manchester City in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League, but believes that Borussia Dortmund can pull off a shock and qualify for the semi-finals. Borussia Dortmund were drawn against Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals on Friday. Pep Guardiola’s side...
Sebastian Kehl has said that Borussia Dortmund reserve the right to prevent some players from going on international duty, depending on the COVID-19 situation in certain countries. The final international break is set to begin next week, with countries set to take part in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The U-21 European Championship is also due to get underway in Hungary and Slovenia.
Three Borussia Dortmund players had to be subbed off with injuries during Saturday’s 2-0 win over Hertha Berlin. Mats Hummels left the pitch with a knee injury at the half hour mark, and was replaced by Dan-Axel Zagadou. Marco Reus was then on the receiving end of a nasty tackle from behind, which saw Vladimír Darida receive a red card. The Borussia Dortmund captain got back on his feet and continued for a few minutes, but had to be replaced soon after. While Mateu Morey was substituted due to calf problems.
Borussia Dortmund do not expect Erling Haaland to leave the club this summer, despite heavy interest in his signature. Several big clubs in Europe are said to be interested in signing Haaland, including Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Manchester City, Chelsea and Manchester United. But Sebastian Kehl is confident that the Norwegian international will stay in Dortmund beyond the summer transfer window. Speaking to SportBILD, the BVB head of players’ department said:
Sebastian Kehl will succeed Michael Zorc as the Borussia Dortmund sporting director when the latter steps down at the end of the 2021/22 season. According to Kicker, the former Borussia Dortmund captain convinced CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke with his ambition and ideas, and will now become the club’s next sporting director.
Sebastian Kehl is confident that Gio Reyna will be back to his best soon, with the Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder struggling for form at the moment. The 18 year old has not registered a goal or an assist in his last nine appearances, with his last goal coming in the 5-1 defeat to VfB Stuttgart almost two months ago.
Borussia Dortmund legend and current Player License Department Director Sebastian Kehl is reportedly in the pole position to take over for Sporting Director Michael Zorc, once the latter’s contract expires in 2022. According to SportBild’s print edition, even though BVB CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke hasn’t made any official announcements, they’re treating it practically as an inevitability internally: