19 Jul Borussia Dortmund: ‘I belong right here’ – Reus doesn’t remorse resolution to remain regardless of provides from Barcelona, Arsenal and PSG
The German worldwide had curiosity from plenty of high golf equipment, however desires to realize extra together with his present membership
Marco Reus says he doesn’t remorse his resolution to remain at Borussia Dortmund as his agent revealed that a few of the world’s high golf equipment had been pushing to signal the midfielder in 2015.
Reus initially joined Dortmund from Borussia Monchengladbach in 2012, and quickly turned one of many world’s most in-demand attackers as he thrived beneath supervisor Jurgen Klopp.
The midfielder helped the membership attain the 2012-13 Champions League remaining whereas scoring a minimum of 19 objectives in three of his first 4 seasons with Dortmund.
Nevertheless, accidents quickly turned a significant impression on Reus’ profession, because the German star missed appreciable game-time in recent times as a consequence of plenty of ligament issues.
In 2015, although, Reus was nonetheless sizzling property, regardless of the primary of these accidents, with plenty of high golf equipment linked with the star.
He signed a brand new take care of Dortmund that yr, however one among Reus’ brokers, Kai Psotta, says that golf equipment like Barcelona, Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain, Milan and each Manchester United and Manchester Metropolis had been chasing the German worldwide.
“For instance, in summer time 2015, my boss Dirk Hebel sat within the Dusseldorf airport resort with Barcelona’s Raul Sanllehi. Six months later, the Catalan membership’s officers, led by Robert Fernandez, launched one other try to lure Reus to Spain,” Psotta advised GQ.
“They had been as unsuccessful as Arsenal’s Richard Legislation, who had a total of three conferences, as had been Ivan Gazidis of AC Milan [Editor’s Note: Gazidis was still at Arsenal in 2015] and Olivier Letang of Paris Saint-Germain and representatives of each Manchester golf equipment.”
Reus had a bounce-back season in 2018-19, reaching his peak as soon as once more as Dortmund completed second within the league.
The 30-year-old midfielder scored 21 objectives in 36 appearances, having performed solely 39 matches the prior two seasons mixed.
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And, regardless of Dortmund’s lack of trophies in latest seasons, Reus is decided to assist information the membership to success.
“After all, I’ve been fascinated about the provides of those high golf equipment for greater than a day, every thing else can be a lie. However ultimately, I at all times selected my membership, and I nonetheless don’t remorse it to today,” Reus affirmed.
“As a result of I belong right here. As a result of Dortmund is my membership. And I actually wish to win the Bundesliga with this membership. I wish to be DFB Pokal winner once more. I wish to be within the Champions League remaining once more. Understanding that you’ve three, 4 good years, yearly you attempt to get probably the most out of it.”