Sebastian Kehl

Sebastian Kehl: Borussia Dortmund would like to extend Youssoufa Moukoko’s contract

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.
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Sebastian Kehl confirms Manuel Akanji does not want to extend Borussia Dortmund contract

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.
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Sebastian Kehl expects clarity on Erling Haaland’s future in the next week

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: Karim Adeyemi talks on the right track

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: We want to seal Champions League qualification as quickly as possible

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.

Sebastian Kehl explains why Borussia Dortmund had a quiet January transfer window

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.

Sebastian Kehl Explains BVB’s Inactive January Transfer Window

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 expresses surprise at Erling Haaland’s comments

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 optimistic about Borussia Dortmund’s chances of convincing Erling Haaland to stay

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 looking forward to Gio Reyna’s return from injury

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: We have been making too many avoidable mistakes in recent weeks

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 not expecting big movement at Borussia Dortmund in the January transfer window

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.