- Borussia Dortmund need to preserve Giovanni Reyna round for “so long as doable”, whereas Lucien Favre will stay in place for 2020-21.
Modified 25 Jun 2020, 18:34 IST
Lucien Favre will stay at Borussia Dortmund subsequent season and sporting director Michael Zorc hopes to tie Giovanni Reyna right down to a brand new contract.
Dortmund’s failure to dethrone Bayern Munich for the second straight marketing campaign, having been in sturdy positions on each events, led to questions on Favre’s future.
The Swiss coach has one yr left on his contract however Zorc mentioned BVB will head into 2020-21 unchanged, with talks over a doable extension to comply with.
“We’ll go into the subsequent season with the identical [management] line-up and need to assault as soon as extra,” mentioned Zorc at a information convention to preview their closing sport of the Bundesliga season in opposition to Hoffenheim on Saturday.
“We’ve got , trusting relationship and can conduct the talks in the end.”
Reyna, 17, made his first Bundesliga begin in opposition to RB Leipzig final weekend and arrange Erling Haaland for the opening aim in a 2-Zero victory that ensured BVB will end the season in second.
Zorc prematch presser:
“Lucien and I very a lot agree about Gio and are in good discussions with him. When he turns 18, we need to preserve him with BVB so long as doable. We’ll proceed this success story.” pic.twitter.com/5TxA3Dpejd
— Borussia Dortmund (@BlackYellow) June 25, 2020
The US Below-17 worldwide, who has a contract till June 2021, has impressed in his first marketing campaign with the senior group and is in line for an extension.
“Lucien and I very a lot agree about Gio. We imagine he has and vibrant future forward of him,” mentioned Zorc.
“We’re in good discussions with him about tying him to BVB for so long as doable as quickly as he turns 18.
“This can be a success story that we need to proceed.”
Dortmund are anticipated so as to add Paris Saint-Germain full-back Thomas Meunier to their squad for subsequent season on a free switch.
Nevertheless, Zorc nonetheless hopes to agree a cope with Actual Madrid that can see right-back Achraf Hakimi spend a 3rd straight yr at Sign Iduna Park.
“We’re fascinated about discovering one other resolution with Actual Madrid and him, so he can play for BVB once more subsequent season,” he mentioned.
Revealed 25 Jun 2020, 18:34 IST
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