Marwin Hitz will leave Borussia Dortmund in summer. The BVB goalkeeper officially announced this before the last game of the season against Hertha BSC.
“Even if I didn’t like it easily, I decided to accept a new challenge,” Hitz confirmed his upcoming farewell to Instagram. The Swiss turns back to BVB after a total of four years.
“I am very grateful for the time, the experiences, the success and above all the games in front of you fans in Signal Iduna Park. Thanks to every borussia for the support in good and bad times,” added the 34-year-old.
The BVB has now responded to the post office. “Thank you, Marwin,” commented the district club under the contribution.
The fact that Hitz is leaving the black and yellow is not surprising, after all, the veteran had indirectly announced the end of his BVB period a few weeks ago after the Bundesliga top game against FC Bayern (1: 3). “The Last classic,” Hitz wrote under a photo at the time that showed him during the game against the record champions.
Hitz and Bürki leave BVB together
It is currently still unclear where the keeper will go. At the beginning of May, “Transfermarkt.de” reported that FC Basel is interested in an obligation. Hitz was previously associated with his ex-club FC Augsburg.
The BVB has to reorganize itself in the goalkeeper position. Gregor Kobel will also be between the posts in Westphalia in the coming season, but a gap is gaped behind it – after all, Roman Bürki also says goodbye.
The former number one joins the new St. Louis City MLS club. Bürki had lost a regular post in Hitz last season. Now the goalkeeper duo leaves the Dortmund Borussia together.
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BVB, rumors: Marwin Hitz returns to FC Augsburg?
After the violation of Gregor Kobel was Marwin Hitz at the guest performance against FC Bayern in the box of BVB. Was it one of his last performances for the Borussen? At Instagram Hitz published a photo and wrote: “The Last Classic”, so “the last classic”. One could certainly interpret as farewell announcement.
According to Augsburger Allgemeine, it could be that Hitz returns to FC Augsburg. Where Hitz acted very successfully between 2013 and 2018. Speculation has been around for some time.
This is also due to the situation at the FCA: Rafal Gikiewicz, who has been the Augsburger Gate since 2020, played a top season 2020/21, but built something in the folge season. With Hitz he could get a competitor who makes him a little more fire than Tomas Koubek, who could return to France. Hitz ‘contract is still running in Dortmund until 2023 – a transfer would be due.
BVB rumors: new interested part for Manuel Akanji?
Manuel Akanji, so far again and again, awakens the interest of the Premier League clubs and, above all, Manchester United is often traded as a potential buyer. But now a new option seems to be refurbished, which could be interesting for the Swiss. Namely, Juventus Turin should be around the BVB star in the race. The Italian Transfer Expert Rudy Galetti wrote that Akanji is on the list at the old lady.
Juventus needs refreshment after the end of the dominance in the series A a refreshment in the squad. Especially in the defense, it requires a replacement for legend Giorgio Chiellini, whose career end.
By the way, with transfers from the Bundesliga, Juventus knows: Last winter, Denis Zakaria moved from Borussia Mönchengladbach to Italy, previously committed the club Weston McKennie from FC Schalke 04. As in both cases, Juventus would have to pay a transfer again, as Akanji’s contract still 2023 runs.
BVB, News: Ex-BVB star criticizes Tuchel release in Dortmund
Ex-BVB Professional Michael Rummenigge has criticized in the interview with t-online Borussia Dortmund that one once released Thomas Tuchel as a trainer. “I believe if Thomas Tuchel would have been in Dortmund as a coach, Bayern had not brought the title ten times in a row. Favre was just turned, but then played everything in the second half.”
Rummenigge, who played between 1988 and until 1993 for the BVB, now sees RB Leipzig in front of the Dortmundern. Rummenigge: “It must also be one of the other great clubs and say, we want to offer the FC Bayern Paroli and break the Phalanx – even on the danger that it does not work out. I would do something for the new season also want to hear from Leipzig, which are currently the number two in Germany for me – and not Borussia Dortmund. “
At the BVB, he sees a fundamental problem: “For me, the problem is also a quality question of the players. As some endowed some tremendous, which stand on the lawn, and at the same time comfortably furnished in the liga in the league.”
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