Borussia Dortmund’s incoming sporting director Sebastian Kehl has made it clear that they wish to extend Youssoufa Moukoko’s contract. With the 2021/22 season coming to a conclusion soon, all eyes have shifted towards the summer transfer window and what additions clubs will make in the coming months. The turnover at Borussia Dortmund in terms of players and staff is set to be sizable.
Manuel Akanji is set to leave Borussia Dortmund this summer after Sebastian Kehl confirmed that the defender does not want to extend his contract. It has been heavily reported in recent months that Manuel Akanji will not be extending his Borussia Dortmund contract, which expires at the end of next season. Now incoming sporting director Sebastian Kehl has confirmed that the Swiss international does not want to sign a contract extension with the Black and Yellows.
Sebastian Kehl: Niklas Süle and Nico Schlotterbeck could have earned significantly more money elsewhere
Sebastian Kehl has revealed that Niklas Süle and Nico Schlotterbeck could have both earned significantly more money elsewhere. But the duo chose to join Borussia Dortmund because they really want to play for the club. Squad planning for next season is in full swing at Borussia Dortmund, and they...
Sebastian Kehl believes that Borussia Dortmund will have clarity on the future of Manchester City target Erling Haaland by next week. Erling Haaland is being heavily linked with a move away from Borussia Dortmund, and it looks like his future is close to being resolved. Sebastian Kehl was a guest on the Sport1-Doppelpass on Sunday, and revealed that he expects there to be clarity on the striker’s future in the next week.
Sebastian Kehl has hinted that the deal for RB Salzburg forward Karim Adeyemi is close to completion, saying that talks are on the right track. Borussia Dortmund are said to be closing in on the signing of Karim Adeyemi, with reports claiming that an agreement in principle has already been reached with RB Salzburg. The German international will reportedly sign a five year contract with the Black and Yellows, and Sebastian Kehl has now hinted that the deal will be completed soon.
Sebastian Kehl was left frustrated by Borussia Dortmund’s performance during their defeat to VfL Bochum on Saturday, and said that the criticism from the supporters is justified. Borussia Dortmund suffered their second defeat in a row on Saturday as they were beaten 3-4 by VfL Bochum. The Black and...
Sebastian Kehl revealed on Saturday that Borussia Dortmund haven’t received any enquiries yet for Erling Haaland, but reiterated that they want a decision on the striker’s future to be made as soon as possible. Speculation about Erling Haaland’s future has dominated headlines over the last few months, with...
Sebastian Kehl has said that Borussia Dortmund’s goal now is to seal UEFA Champions League qualification as soon as possible and also to improve the mood around the club. It is fair to say that this season hasn’t gone according to plan for Borussia Dortmund. The Black and Yellows have already been eliminated from the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Europa League and the DFB-Pokal. And their bid to win the Bundesliga title also appears to be all but over, with Bayern Munich eight points clear.
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Sebastian Kehl has backed the players returning from injuries to make an impact after Borussia Dortmund’s quiet January transfer window. Borussia Dortmund decided not to bolster their squad in the recently concluded January transfer window, with the club’s only signing being that of 16 year old Italian defender Filippo Calixte Mane who will initially play for the U-19s team. Sebastian Kehl was asked about the Black and Yellows’ lack of transfer activity on Tuesday, and gave two reasons.
As unlikely as it may ever have been that Borussia Dortmund would finish the January window with a significantly revamped squad, BVB fans may still feel disappointed, especially with another club successfully signing Denis Zakaria for a reasonable fee. However, Licensing Director and Sporting Director-in-Training Sebastian Kehl gave an interview recently where he explained why BVB didn’t make any acquisitions:
Sebastian Kehl has admitted that he was surprised by Erling Haaland’s comments after the striker said that he was being pressured by Borussia Dortmund into making a decision about his future now. Erling Haaland fuelled speculation about his future on Friday when he claimed that the Borussia Dortmund bosses...
Sebastian Kehl is optimistic about Borussia Dortmund’s chances of keeping Erling Haaland at the club beyond the end of the season. Erling Haaland continues to be linked with a move away from Borussia Dortmund, with several big clubs across Europe interested in signing him. The Black and Yellows are keen on keeping him at the club as well, and reports have claimed that they are even willing to double his salary in a bid to convince him to stay.
Sebastian Kehl has confirmed that Borussia Dortmund will hold talks with Erling Haaland regarding his future in the coming weeks, adding that he remains in very good hands at the club. There has been plenty of speculation surrounding Erling Haaland’s future in recent weeks. The striker could leave Borussia Dortmund...
Gio Reyna is closing in on his return to action after a long injury break. And Sebastian Kehl is looking forward to having him back in the Borussia Dortmund squad. Gio Reyna made a bright start to the season but then suffered a muscle injury while on international duty with the United States in September. It was expected that he would be back in a month, but further complications forced him to miss the rest of the hinrunde. The attacking midfielder finally returned to training last month and is now on the verge of making his comeback to the squad.
Sebastian Kehl believes that a big reason for Borussia Dortmund’s poor run of form is that they have been making too many avoidable mistakes in recent weeks. Borussia Dortmund’s disappointing December ended with a shock 3-2 defeat against a struggling Hertha Berlin side on Saturday evening. The defeat proved to be a very costly one for the Black and Yellows, as it meant that they will end the calendar year nine points behind Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga standings.
Sebastian Kehl does not expect Borussia Dortmund to be too active during the upcoming January transfer window. The January transfer window is set to open in two weeks’ time. But it is set to be a quiet month in terms of transfers for Borussia Dortmund, with Sebastian Kehl saying that he does not see any big movement happening both in terms of arrivals and departures.
Sebastian Kehl has given an update on Julian Brandt’s condition after the Borussia Dortmund midfielder was stretchered off on Saturday following a collision with Dayot Upamecano. Borussia Dortmund received a big scare during their game against Bayern Munich on Saturday evening, as Julian Brandt was forced to go off on...